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Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship: Photography 2017
Massachusetts Cultural Council
10 St. James Avenue, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116

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Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Local
State: Massachusetts
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Application Closed
Media Images:5

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) Artist Fellowships provide direct, unrestricted support to Massachusetts artists in recognition of exceptional original work, to foster the creation of new art in the Commonwealth. Artist Fellowships in a range of disciplines are awarded to primary creators of original works of art. The Artist Fellowships provide competitive grants of $12,000 and finalist awards of $1,000.

Applying to the Photography Category
PHOTOGRAPHY Category Definition: This category accepts original work in traditional and experimental photography, or any work in which photographic technique is the primary element. Work that involves digital or software manipulation of photographs should apply in this category.

If you have not already, please read full program guidelines:

Fill out the online form in CaFE. You will need to upload at least FIVE jpg images to your CaFE Portfolio to add to your MCC Artist Fellowship application in Photography.

Work Samples
Work samples that do not adhere to the following guidelines will not be reviewed. Work completed prior to 2013 is ineligible. Upload five images, in JPG format, into your (CaFE) Portfolio. When filling out MCC’s online application in CaFE, select images to submit in the order (1-5) that you wish them to be viewed (left to right).

Preparing Your Digital Images
The pixel dimension (horizontal or vertical) cannot be smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side of your image. The resolution size is a minimum of 72 ppi/dpi. The maximum file size is 3 MB. Panel review of work samples is anonymous. Therefore, neither your name, nor any information identifying commissions, awards, reviews, and/or presentations should appear on your work sample or your work sample description. Work samples will be tracked by title #1.

Deadline for MCC Artist Fellowships applications in Photography: Monday, January 23, 2017
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