Fine Arts Work Center. Winter Fellowship.
For the last forty years, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, has run the largest & longest residency Fellowship in the United States for emerging visual artists & writers. Artists who have not had significant recognition for their work & writers who have not yet published a book with significant distribution are welcome to apply. Fellows receive a seven-month stay (October 1-May 1) at the Work Center & a $650 monthly stipend. Fellows do not pay or work in exchange for their fellowships in any way. Fellows are chosen based on the strength & promise of their work. Former Visual Arts Fellows include Ellen Gallagher, Jack Pierson, Lisa Yuskavage, Angela Dufresne, Geoffrey Chadsey, & Lamar Peterson. Former Writing Fellows have won every major national award in writing including the National Book Award & six Pulitzer Prizes. The list of former Fellows includes Denis Johnson, Louise Glück, Jhumpa Lahiri, & Yusef Komunyakaa.
The postmark deadline for the 2010-11 Writing Fellowships is December 1, 2009. 2010-2011 Visual Arts Fellowship applicants may apply online beginning December 1, 2009. Online submissions must be received by midnight February 1, 2010. FAWC will accept slide applications for one more year. Applicants submitting slides, must have their applications postmarked by February 1, 2010. For details, please visit: http://www.fawc.org/fellowships/