NACF National Artist Fellowship

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Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: Monday, September 25, 2017, At 5 p.m. PT.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is pleased to announce its 7th year of National Artist Fellowships. The program is open to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists who demonstrate exemplary skill and exceptional quality of work in any one of the following five categories: Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Artistic Innovation, and Literature.Through the National Artist Fellowship, the foundation recognizes Native artists who are making a significant impact in their discipline, who are respected by their colleagues and the greater arts field, or who may be emerging as powerful voices in the arts.

Host Institution:

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s mission is to promote the revitalization, appreciation, and perpetuation of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian arts and cultures through grantmaking, convening and advocacy.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be Native artists who both reside in the U.S. and are enrolled citizens of a U.S. federally or state recognized American Indian Nation, Alaska Native Corporation or with other documentation of American Indian or Native Hawaiian ancestry.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link:https://nacfgrants.gosmart.org/

Supporting Documents:

The application will require you to:

  • Upload work samples and materials to Image, Audio, Video and Written Document banks in the Manage Work Samples tab
  • Select and attach your work samples and materials to the application in the ‘Current Programs & Applications’ tab.

Award Description:

  • The fellowship awards up to $20,000 to artists who demonstrate exemplary skill and exceptional quality of work in any one of the following five categories: Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Artistic Innovation, and Literature.
  • Awarded National Artist Fellows also work with their communities and share their culture in numerous ways.
  • The award is designed to support Native artists as they explore, develop and experiment with original or existing projects.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.nativeartsandcultures.org/open-call-2017-national-artist-fellowship