2023/24 MCAD–Jerome Foundation Fellowships for Early Career Artists

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APPLY FOR A 2023/24 MCAD–JEROME FELLOWSHIPS FOR EARLY CAREER ARTISTS
Deadline: Friday, September 15 at noon CT
APPLY
ABOUT
An independent jury of three arts professionals competitively awards four grants of $12,000 each to early career Minnesota artists. Fellowships may be used to purchase materials, cover the production costs of new artwork, and supplement living or travel costs. During the fellowship year, each artist receives three studio visits from professional critics, access to MCAD facilities, a culminating exhibition at the MCAD Gallery, a catalog with a critical essay on each artist’s work, and the opportunity to partake in a public panel discussion.

INFORMATION SESSIONS
Application Overview
(with Fellowship Director, Keisha Williams)
Pre-recorded (link)
Work Samples, Statements, and Application Strategies
(with 2022/23 MCAD–Jerome fellow, Roshan Ganun)
Pre-recorded (link
Applicants are welcome to schedule one-on-one appointments (over the phone or Zoom) with fellowship staff to receive feedback on their application before submitting. Please call or email Keisha Williams, program director, or Melanie Pankau, fellowship coordinator, at 612.874.3667 or gallery@mcad.edu. In order to provide cohesive feedback, applicants must email the fellowship staff their application materials (ten work samples, resume, artist statement, and fellowship goals statement) one day prior to their scheduled meeting. Please note we will not be able to schedule one-on-one meetings the week prior to the application deadline (September 11–15).


The Jerome Foundation generously supports this fellowship program.

For more information or to request disability services, please contact Keisha Williams, director of gallery and exhibition programs, at 612.874.3667 or gallery@mcad.edu.  

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