Applications for the Returning Artist Fellowships are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied!

This returning artist fellowship program is designed to support the sustainability and retention of artists of outstanding talent and ability whose work in their discipline has been interrupted for a period of time and who is returning to their artistic discipline

Fellowships are available in the disciplines of:

  • Choreography
  • Literature
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Media Arts
  • Music Composition
  • Theatre/Musical Theatre
  • Visual Arts

In 2017 two fellowships of $5,000 each are available to professional artists whose professional career has been interrupted for a period of time, who is striving to achieve the highest level of professional recognition, and who has a history of increasingly successful work on a national / international as well as local or regional level.

Fellowships are financially unrestricted, and artists are encouraged to use them in ways they believe will be meaningful to the enhancement of their work or their careers.