2024 McKnight Fellowships for Book Artists

by Jessica Stolen

Minnesota Center for Book Arts is pleased to partner with the McKnight Foundation to offer two fellowships to beyond-emerging artists living and working in Minnesota who show sustained experience in the book arts. They demonstrate achievement, commitment, and high level proficiency in their practice that contributes to the book arts field while impacting and benefiting people in Minnesota.


  • Unrestricted $25,000 award
  • Studio visits from a national critic/curator
  • $1,000 travel stipend to attend a conference
  • Opportunity to participate in public artist panel
  • $2,000 educational stipend
  • Two years of MCBA studio access
  • Opportunity to attend an artist residency with stipend
  • Group exhibition in MCBA’s Main Gallery

Minnesota Center for Book Arts values a culture of equity and inclusion and encourages artists with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.


Applications are open December 1, 2023–March 1, 2024. Contact Anika Schneider, Director of Exhibitions and Artist Programs, with additional questions at aschneider@mnbookarts.org.


A respected and dedicated champion of the field, Minnesota Center for Book Arts is the largest and most comprehensive center of its kind. We celebrate the book as a dynamic contemporary art form that takes many shapes.


OPENSDecember 1, 2023 12:00 am

CLOSESMarch 1, 2024 12:00 am


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