Call Detail
Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship: Painting
Entry Deadline: 1/28/20
Application Closed
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 5
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 5
Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Local
State: Massachusetts

Mass Cultural Council 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 $15,000 and finalist awards of $1,500.

Applying to the Painting Category
PAINTING Category Definition: This category includes original work that involves painting of any kind upon any surface.

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 Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship application in Painting.

Work Samples
Work samples that do not adhere to the following guidelines will not be reviewed. Upload five images, in JPG format, into your (CaFE) Portfolio. When filling out Mass Cultural Council's online application in CaFE, select images to submit in the order (1-5) that you wish them to be viewed.

Preparing Your Digital Images
Images must be saved in JPG format. The pixel dimension (horizontal or vertical) must be 1200 pixels on the longest side of your image. The maximum file size is 5 MB.

The panel will review your work samples anonymously. Your name should not appear in your work sample(s), Work Sample Title(s), or Work Sample Description​(s). The title of your first work sample will be the “name” we use for your application. We appreciate efforts to avoid identifying information like commissions, awards, or organizations.

Please submit work completed 2016 or later. Works in progress are eligible.

Deadline for Artist Fellowships applications in Painting: Monday, January 27, 2020

Application Requirements

Eligibility Criteria