Engaging Artists Fellowship
Deadline: November 15
New York, NY
The twelve-month Fellowship (Feb 1. 2020 to Jan 31, 2021) provides an infrastructure and laboratory for NYC-based emerging and underrepresented artists to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the field of public art, incubate and develop their early-stage research and project, collaborate with communities in shaping society, and build sustainable careers.
The Fellowship includes
The EA Curriculum is valued at $25,000 per participant.
This program includes several intensive professional development workshops and links to a peer-to-peer network of creative support
Strategic meetings with More Art to receive feedback, mentorship, and curatorial support
Bi-Monthly feedback sessions with other cohort members, More Art staff, and guest practitioners in the field (both arts and non-arts professionals, including artists, public art administrators, educators, urban planners, community organizers)
Studio visits and professional network building
Review of current trends in funding, philanthropy, and the art market
Introduction to international residency opportunities
Suggested list of events and subsequent group discussions
Public events curated and promoted by More Art, featuring research, works-in-progress, and completed works inspired or generated through the Fellows’ community-based work
Marketing via the More Art network, email list, and social media
After successfully completing this program, EA Fellows are encouraged to apply to our newly created EA Residency program. The EA Residency offers additional funding in support of developing a fully realized public project
Access to Materials for the Arts and a stipend of up to $250 to cover the costs for materials for an informal public presentation related to their artistic practice
EA Curriculum Description
EA Fellows participate in intensive professional development workshops, addressing the history of socially engaged art, community organizing methods, and best practices for establishing and sustaining community partnerships, as well as individual critiques and group feedback sessions to support Fellows in the development, articulation and creation of new and continued work. Sessions are led by More Art staff and guest facilitators.