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Aspen Art Museum Artist Fellowship 2018-2019

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Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Local
State: Colorado
Entry Deadline: 9/13/18
Application Closed
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Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
The Aspen Art Museum invites local artists working in any medium to apply for the 2018–19 Aspen Art Museum Artist Fellowship.  Up to four artists will be selected to participate in this 9-month mentored professional development program.

Artist fellows meet once a month for opportunities including exchanges with visiting artists and curators, presentations from AAM staff, and studio visits with the fellowship group. Participants will have the opportunity to create a project in collaboration with museum staff which reflects their experience of learning from the museum and the fellowship. 

The fellowship provides recognition and support for artists working within a 100-mile radius of the AAM and is intended to strengthen ties between the museum and the local artist community. Recipients receive a $1000 honorarium.


Application Guidelines
-Admissions: Only completed applications by eligible applicants that are submitted by the deadline will be considered. The AAM reserves the right to refuse any submission.

-Application Deadline: September 13, 2018, 11:59 pm

-Notification: The week of September 24, 2018

-Fellowship period: September 2018 through May 2019

-There is no fee to apply

-Applicants must have lived within a 100-mile radius of the AAM for at least one year prior to the application deadline.
-Artists working in any medium are eligible.
-Applicants should not be currently enrolled in a degree program of any kind at an institution of higher learning for the duration of the fellowship.
-Both established and emerging artists are welcome to apply.
-Applicants must show the ability to work independently as well as to participate fully in the collaborative nature of the fellowship.
-Applicant must show that they are at a place in the timeline of their career in which the fellowship would advance their work to the next level.

Program Guidelines
-Applicants must show interest in expanding their current studio practice through the experience of the fellowship.
-Applicant artists must possess the interest and willingness to work collaboratively.
-Artist Fellows must commit to participate in monthly group meetings.
-Work created during the fellowship remains the property of the artist.
-The AAM retains the rights to document all components of the fellowship, including the project presentation.
-Artist fellows are expected to attend other museum programming as much as their schedule allows.
-At the conclusion of the program artist fellows are expected to complete a final evaluation.

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