Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC)
01/27/20 11:59 PM
Fellowships of $15,000 and finalist awards of $1,500 to Massachusetts individual artists to recognize exceptional original work and to foster the creation of new art in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unrestricted support to outstanding artists.
Choreography: Eligible for review in even years. This category accepts performance work in all movement styles, including dance, mixed-media, or multi-genre performances that feature organized movement of the human body(ies).
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction: Eligible for review in even years. This category accepts literary work in all varieties and genres including fiction novels, short stories, flash fiction, and graphic novels. Works of creative nonfiction with a strong narrative voice, such as memoir or personal essay, are also welcome. Critical, analytical, or scholarly work is not a good fit for this category.
Painting: Eligible for review in even years. This category includes original work that involves painting of any kind upon any surface. Artists who make engravings, etchings, lithographs, prints, serigraphs, woodcuts, and drawings should apply in the Drawing & Printmaking category.
GrantWatch ID#: 162385
The Artist Fellowships are $15,000, and the Finalist awards are $1,500.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply for Painting fellowship: https://www.callforentry.org/
Apply for Choreography and Fiction/Creative Nonfiction fellowships: https://mass.gosmart.org/login.php
Mass Cultural Council
10 St. James Ave 3rd Floor
Boston MA 02116-3803
Kelly Bennett, Program Officer, Artist Fellowships
Choreography, Crafts, Drawing & Printmaking, Painting, Photography, Sculpture/Installation/New Genres
Dan Blask, Program Officer, Artist Fellowships
Dramatic Writing, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, Film & Video, Music Composition, Poetry
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