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Native American Artist in Residence Program

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MHS Native American ResidencyThe Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2015 Native American Artist-in-Residence program.

The goal of the program is to create opportunities for Native artists to use collections and library resources in order to enhance their artwork and engage their community.

Selected artists will receive a $25,000 stipend, plus additional money for travel.

Applicants must reside in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, or South Dakota.

Selected artists do not need to be enrolled with a federally recognized tribe, but mush be recognized within community.

Open to artists practicing traditional art, especially those emphasizing in regional traditions such as quillwork, beadwork, birchbark applique, and utilitarian arts.

Please visit http://www.mnhs.org/residencies or contact Program Coordinator Ben Gessner at 651-259-3281 or benjamin.gessner@mnhs.org for more information and how to apply.

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