• Artist Fellowships Available in Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

    by  • December 15, 2011 • News

    MCC logo imageThe Massachusetts Cultural Council is pleased to announce that we are now accepting 2012 Artist Fellowships applications in the categories of Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry.

    The deadline for Artist Fellowships applications in Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry is January 30, 2012. Read the program guidelines and apply online.

    The Artist Fellowships are competitive, anonymously judged fellowships of $7,500 and finalist awards of $500, direct support to individual artists in recognition of artistic excellence. Read our tips on applying.

    As a reminder, the deadline for 2012 applications in Drawing, Painting, and Traditional Arts has passed. Award results in these categories will be made at the end of January 2012. Categories for the next (2013) cycle will include: Crafts, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, Playwriting, and Sculpture/Installation.

    The MCC’s Artist Department:

    Kelly Bennett, Exhibitions Curator/Program Coordinator (Visual Arts & Choreography)
    Dan Blask, Program Coordinator (Literary Arts & Film/Video, Music Composition)
    Maggie Holtzberg, Folk Arts Program Manager

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