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Indian Arts Research Center Invites Applications for Residency Fellowships
Indian Arts Research Center


The Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research offers three artist-in-residence fellowships annually to advance the work of mature and emerging Native artists.

The fellowships support a variety of creative disciplines, including sculpture, performance, basketry, painting, printmaking, digital art, mixed media, photography, pottery, writing, and film and video, and are designed to provide time for artists to explore new avenues of creativity, grapple with new ideas with the potential to further advance their work, and strengthen their existing talents. Each fellowship includes a monthly stipend of $3,000, housing, studio space, a supplies allowance, and travel reimbursement to and from SAR.

1) The Ron and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellowship is dedicated to supporting traditional Native artistry. The residency period runs from June 15 to August 15, 2016.

2) The Rollin and Mary Ella King Native Artist Fellowship is dedicated to preserving the Southwest’s extensive artistic heritage. Applicants to this fellowship must be from a Native community in the southwestern United States (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah) and work in the visual arts. The residency period runs from September 1 to December 1, 2016.

3) The Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellowship for Native Women encourages the creativity and growth of indigenous women artists working in any media. The residency period runs from March 1 to May 31, 2016.

Near the end of their fellowships, fellows are required to give one public lecture with an open studio.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the application deadline. Applicants do not have to provide a copy of their CIB or tribal enrollment card, but they are asked to specify their affiliated tribe or nation.

For complete program guidelines, an FAQ, information about previous fellows, and application instructions, see the IARC website.

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Deadline: 01-15-2016

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