Awards of $2,500 to Louisiana artists in eligible locations to promote professional development and honor outstanding achievement in a range of arts disciplines. Funding is intended to recognize excellence in local artists while assisting them as they pursue their artistic aspirations. Requests will be accepted from artists in the city of Shreveport.
Artist Fellowships are awarded on the basis of:
Artistic excellence as demonstrated by a consistent level of quality, creativity, and technical proficiency in the artist's work
Artistic focus and consistent artistic development as evidenced by the body of work
Demonstrated career commitment and/or achievement
Quality and appropriateness of documentation materials and samples of work.
- Must be a legal resident or studio space owner in Shreveport, Louisiana, for at least 24 months.
- Cannot be enrolled in an arts-related degree or certificate program and is at least 18 years of age.
- Cannot have won a Fellowship in the same art discipline in at least seven years.
- Must have an active directory listing with resume, bio, artist’s statement, and at least 10 works of my art listed on Culturalyst.com.