NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship


NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash award open to individual and collaborative artists living and working in New York State. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is offered in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year cycle period. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is not a project grant; it is intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, regardless of the career stage of their artistic development.

The 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship categories are: Fiction Folk/Traditional Arts Interdisciplinary Work Painting Video/Film Applications close on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 11:59 PM (EST)

Application eligibility: You must be 25 years old or older. You must be a current resident of New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located in New York State for at least the two consecutive years prior to the application deadline. You must not be enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind at the time of the application deadline. You must not have received a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in any discipline in the past five years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017), and cannot submit any artwork that has been previously awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in the past. Artists that have been awarded five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships receive Emeritus Status and are no longer eligible to apply. You must not be a NYFA employee, member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, an immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2017-2018 panelist.

Apply Now Visit Submittable to start your application For more information, about the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, visit our website, read our Frequently Asked Questions page, and download the application guidelines.

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