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HARPO Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship/Residency

The Santa Fe Art Institute is accepting applications for the 2021 HARPO Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship, a six-week residency open to national and international visual artists who are self-defined as under-recognized and emerging, with strong artistic ability and an evolving practice. The fellowship was established in 2013 to provide an emerging visual artist the space and time to explore ideas and start new projects in a residency context at a pivotal moment in their professional development. The awardee receives a $500 travel stipend, private room & bath, and semi-private studio space. All other expenses, materials, and equipment are the responsibility of the fellow. The application deadline is October 1st.

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SC Humanities Fast Track Literary Grants

South Carolina Humanities is accepting applications for the next round of Fast Track Literary Grants, supporting public literary programs like writers' series, festivals, conferences, workshops, and residencies. Any non-profit, governmental, or educational organization can apply for an award up to $3,000. The next deadline is September 1st.

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SC Arts Commission Fellowships: Visual Arts, Craft, Media Production, Screenwriting

The South Carolina Arts Commission is accepting applications for its next round of fellowships, which recognize and reward the artistic achievements of the state's exceptional individual artists. Each fellow is awarded $5,000 in unrestricted funding, designed to provide financial support for the artist to focus on creating and developing their work. A diverse group of panelists will judge the applications based on artistic merit, achievements, and commitment to their discipline. South Carolina resident artists working in visual arts, craft, media production, and screenwriting are eligible to apply by November 16th.

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COVID-19 In-Place Artist Residency

The COVID-19 Artist Residency (Crisis Residency) was founded in May 2020 by artist Kate Hooray Osmond as an in-place non-competitive residency in response to the circumstances of the pandemic. The residency is self-directed by the artist and all creative disciplines welcome. There are no required commitments of time, or input beyond the initial application. The aim of the residency is to preserve time and creativity - an individual's most precious resources - in order for the artist to pursue, experiment, and discover in their own art practice. Application is free, and the residency will continue for the duration of the pandemic. This residency lasts until December 31st, 2020. ​

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South Carolina Teaching Artist Professional Development for Certification

The South Carolina Arts Commission is partnering with the Peace Center for the Performing Arts to offer free professional development for South Carolina teaching artists. This new standardized program grants participants Certified Teaching Artist status on the South Carolina Arts Directory. Teaching Artist Certification provides the professional tools and practical skills to create the richest possible arts education experience for learners of all backgrounds. The program will bolster the creative process and strategic implementation of arts residencies that Teaching Artists can provide in classrooms for students and teachers. South Carolina Teaching Artist Professional Development for Certification will take place March 30th and 31st at the Peace Center in Greenville. The online application includes uploading two sample activity or lesson plans, a headshot, and a resume or CV. The deadline to complete your registration is March 16th.

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Redux Art Retreat at Wildacres: Session 1

Redux Contemporary Art Center hosts week-long Art Retreats at Wildacres, atop Pompey’s Knob, a mountain near the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. In this immersive art experience, participants will choose a creative medium to focus on for the duration of the camp, working with Redux teaching artists to develop skills in that medium and complete their own original pieces. Classes include clay, painting and drawing, plein air, watercolor, collage and multi-media, jewelry, and photography. Courses and costs vary by session. Session 1 runs July 12th through 18th; Session 2 is July 19th through 25th.

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Redux Art Retreat at Wildacres: Session 2

Redux Contemporary Art Center hosts week-long Art Retreats at Wildacres, atop Pompey’s Knob, a mountain near the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. In this immersive art experience, participants will choose a creative medium to focus on for the duration of the camp, working with Redux teaching artists to develop skills in that medium and complete their own original pieces. Classes include clay, painting and drawing, plein air, watercolor, collage and multi-media, jewelry, and photography. Courses and costs vary by session. Session 1 runs July 12th through 18th; Session 2 is July 19th through 25th.    

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2020 SUMMER SCULPTURE RESIDENT INTERNSHIPS

Students are invited to apply for a summer internship with the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont, during the 2020 workshop season. Studio interns become part of our dynamic arts education community and enhance their learning experience. Interns benefit from interactions with instructors and participants in up to 30 workshop sessions, as well as diverse Artists in Residence from around the world. Resident Interns are on duty for 30 hours per week and receive a stipend, lodging and some meals. For more information- https://www.carvingstudio.org/?p=4588

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Applications Open for Santa Fe Art Institute’s Thematic Residency: “Revolution”

Santa Fe Art Institute’s 2021 International Thematic Residency, “Revolution,” is now accepting applications from local, national, and international artists and creative practitioners of all backgrounds and disciplines, including (but not limited to) curation, design, architecture, and education. Those with interdisciplinary and non-traditional creative practices are strongly encouraged to apply. The residencies are free of charge to socially-engaged & under-represented artists and creative practitioners. The deadline to apply is April 1st.

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Voices of the Wilderness: Alaskan Artist Residency Program

Are you an artist who loves the outdoors? Are you interested in having a hand in stewardship while spending time in Alaska’s wilderness with a backcountry ranger? The Voices of the Wilderness Alaskan artist residency program is accepting applications through March 1st. Residencies vary in location and duration; twelve unique opportunities are being offered this summer (June through August) through the Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service and National Park Service.