Art Fellowships available

Individual Artist Fellowships are available from the Tennessee Arts Commission for fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). Application must be submitted electronically, and must be received by Monday, January 28, 2013 by 4:30 p.m. (CST). The printed application and required documents must also be postmarked or hand delivered to the Tennessee Arts Commission on that date.
The award provides fellowships to outstanding professional artists who live and work in Tennessee. No matching funds are required and no specific project has to be carried out with the funds. The Commission anticipates that each fellowship will be $5,000. In the coming year, the Commission may award up to two fellowships in each of the discipline categories. Categories include: Craft; Dance (choreography), Music (composition); Theater (playwriting)- Hal Partlow – 615-532-9801, ; Literary Arts (fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry)-Lee Baird – 615-532-0493, ; Design (Architecture); Media (film, video, and photography); and Visual Arts (two-dimensional)- Julie Horn – 615-532-9798, . For more information, contact the appropriate program director. Guidelines, application forms, and other information on the Individual Artist Fellowship are available on the Commission’s website: