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Queens Museum (QM)-Jerome Foundation Fellowship

Fellowships to New York City Emerging Artists for
Professional Development and Public Exhibitions

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Foundation / Corporation

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Queens Museum (QM)

Conf. Date:

04/18/20

Deadline Date:

04/24/20

Description:

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Fellowships to New York City emerging visual artists to support a local exhibition of their work as well as professional development opportunities. The purpose of the fellowship program is to support visual artists at the beginning of their public career and who have not participated in major exhibitions. Fellows may be working in visual art in all media including public art, participatory and/or performance-based visual expression.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183749

Number of Grants:

2

Estimated Size of Grant:

Two visual artists will receive $20,000 each, professional development consultations, and close mentorship from QM staff members working toward an artist’s project. The fellowships will culminate in exhibitions at the Queens Museum in 2021.

Term of Contract:

The duration of each fellowship is one year, culminating with the closing of the fellow’s exhibition.

Artists must reside in NYC until the end of the 12-month Fellowship period in Winter 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:

- Artists who are working in visual art in all media including public art, participatory and/or performance-based visual expression are eligible for this opportunity.
- Artists must be a resident of New York City—from any of the five boroughs—and must have resided in the City for at least one year prior to the application deadline. Artists must reside in NYC until the end of the 12-month - - Fellowship period in Winter 2021.
- Artists may not be enrolled in a degree-seeking program, either part-time or full-time, at an institution of higher learning at the time of the application deadline or during the Fellowship year.
- Eligible artists must fit the definition of “emerging” as defined by Queens Museum below. The artist must be limited in exhibition exposure, with no more than a few grants or fellowship awards.
- The Queens Museum defines an emerging artist as one who is at the dawn of their public career.
- Eligible artists have completed their studies, but have not had solo exhibitions at established commercial galleries or institutions; one who is well beyond her/his studies, and may have participated in group exhibitions but have not received extensive press or market recognition; one who may have exhibited work in other countries on a limited basis, but have not had major exhibition opportunities in the US or in New York in particular.
- Eligible artists have not received major grants.
- Once accepted, Fellows must be willing to participate in the professional development program and to work closely with Queens Museum staff on their artist project and publication.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Information Session at Queens Museum: April 18, 2020, 3 pm

Pre-Application Information:

Application opens: February 28, 2020

Deadline to apply: April 24, 2020

Guidelines: https://queensmuseum.submittable.com/submit/161570/jerome-foundation-emerging-artist-fellowship-2021-2022

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://queensmuseum.submittable.com/signup?returnUrl=%2fsubmit%2f161570%2fjerome-foundation-emerging-artist-fellowship-2021-2022

Queens Museum
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368
Phone: 718 592 9700
Fax: 718 592 5778
Email: info@queensmuseum.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City

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