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HomeNews and Publications Press Releases › May 19, 2014 NJSCA 2015 Fellowships

Press Releases   

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Announce the Availability of 2015 New Jersey Individual Artist
Fellowship Guidelines and Application

Applicant Workshops and Webinars to be Offered Statewide

Baltimore, MD - May 19, 2014 - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation announced today the immediate availability of 2015 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship guidelines and application. The funding categories available for 2015 are Crafts, Photography, and Playwriting.

To be eligible, an artist must work in one of the categories offered for 2015 and be a current New Jersey resident. Fellowships are awarded based on independent peer panel review of work samples submitted by applicants. The anonymous process is focused solely on artistic quality. The grants help artists to produce new work and advance their careers.

All applications must be submitted online. Applicants can go to http://www.artscouncil.nj.gov or click here for the link to the Individual Artist Fellowship application. Applicants who do not have access to a computer can visit any County Library in New Jersey for access to the Internet. Artists will need to upload work samples online and submit them with their application. Prospective applicants with specific questions regarding the online application process may contact Kimberly Steinle-Super at 410-539-6656 x101. Fellowship applications for 2015 categories must be submitted by 5:00 pm on July 15, 2014. If any special accommodations are required to file an application, please call Don Ehman at the New Jersey State Council on the Arts at 609-984-7023.

The New Jersey Individual Artist Fellowship program has been managed collaboratively by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for 19 years. MAAF's similar partnership with the states of Maryland and Delaware minimizes Fellowship program administrative costs and maximizes efficacy.

In June of 2014, the Arts Council will hold three live technical assistance workshops throughout New Jersey and three workshop webinars. These workshops will address the process for applying in the categories offered for the Arts Council's 2015 Fellowships. All physical sites are wheelchair accessible and provide accessible parking. The workshop schedule is as follows:   

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 10:30 am to noon
Richard Stockton College, Hammonton Campus
Kramer Hall, room 109
30 Front Street
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Directions: http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=261&pageID=12

Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
225 W. State Street, 4th floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Directions: http://nj.gov/state/njsca/dos_njsca_directions.html   

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 10:30 am to noon
The Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Directions: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/Directions.html

Workshops require advance registration. To sign up to attend a live workshop, please call the Arts Council at 609-633-1251. 

Advance registration is also required to participate in the webinars listed below. To register, please follow the links to the webinar you wish to attend.  
  
Webinar #1: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm 
Register online: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/963890094

Webinar #2:  Monday, June 16, 2014 from noon to 1:30 pm
 Register online: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/165794342

Webinar #3: Monday, June 30, 2014 from noon to 1:30 pm
Register online: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/282290398

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