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Now Accepting Applications for $4,000 Individual Artist Fellowships

February 19, 2013

Up to nine Individual Artist Fellowships worth $4,000 each will be awarded this year to Arkansas artists in the following categories: 

•  Literary Art: Playwriting 
•  Performing Arts: Directing of Narrative and Documentary Films
•  Visual Arts: Creating Contemporary and Traditional Crafts


Applications are available HERE or by contacting the Arts Council at (501) 324-9766. The deadline to apply for a fellowship is Friday, April 19, 2013. The fellowships will be awarded in the fall.

The Individual Artist Fellowships annually recognize individual artistic ability and creative excellence and encourage the continuing artistic development of the selected recipients. To be eligible for a fellowship, an artist must be at least 25 years old and must have been an Arkansas resident for at least one year at the time of application. Previous fellowship recipients are not eligible to apply. A panel of professional artists will select the recipients.

For more information, contact the Arts Council at (501) 324-9766 or e-mail robinm@arkansasheritage.org.  



Funding for the Arkansas Arts Council and its programs is provided by the State of Arkansas and The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.