Friday, October 3, 2008

For the New Yorkers

2009 NYFA Artists' Fellowship Applications are due next week!

All applicants must create and submit an application online. Application materials must be submitted and postmarked by midnight on the due date of your category. 

 Deadlines for each category are as follows:

October 6, 2008
Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts

October 8, 2008
Nonfiction Literature

October 10, 2008
Digital/Electronic Arts
Interdisciplinary Work


Artists' Fellowships are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York for unrestricted use. Grants are awarded in 16 artistic disciplines, with applications accepted in eight categories each year. Since the awards began in 1985, NYFA has awarded over $22 million to over 3,688 artists. In 2008, NYFA awarded 136 Fellowships to 144 artists, with eight of them working in a collaboration. Please see NYFA's website, for a full description of the program and for directions on how to apply.

Click here to access the online application.


For questions about Artists' Fellowships contact
The 2009 Artists' Fellowships are administered with leadership support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.


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