Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Massachusetts Artist Fellowship Guidelines Now Available

Artist Fellowship Guidelines Now Available - New Deadlines This Cycle

MCC Artist Fellowships program guidelines are now available. This cycle, the program offers fellowships of $7,500 and finalist awards of $500, as direct support to individual artists in recognition of artistic excellence.Deadlines for the 2010 Artist Fellowships cycle have changed from previous years. Please note:Applications are currently being accepted in the categories of Drawing, Painting, and Traditional Arts (deadline: October 13, 2009).Applications in the categories of Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry will be accepted beginning December 1, 2009 (deadline: January 25, 2010).Since the program was initiated in 1974, grant support has been provided to hundreds of Massachusetts artists. These highly competitive awards provide artists crucial recognition and pave the way for creative innovation of enduring cultural value. To see the work of past Artist Fellows and Finalists, visit Gallery@MCC. Apply on-line

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Alicia Hunsicker's art is undeniably beautiful. She is an expert at extracting the highly-detailed textures and fibers of the human body, bringing them from darkness, into the light, with a technical precision that rivals any modern-day master.
David Aquino, Brattleboro Reformer