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A.I.R. Fellowship Program

Fellowships to New York City Female
Artists to Develop and Produce a Project

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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A.I.R. Gallery

Conf. Date:

09/23/20

Deadline Date:

10/21/20

Description:

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Fellowships to New York City female artists to produce and exhibit a project. Eligible applicants must be located in, or able to commute to, New York City. Fellows will receive professional development opportunities, mentorship, and will have opportunities to participate in exhibitions. Funding is intended to support underrepresented and emerging artists that are self-identified women or non-binary and that work in any media.

This program encourages artistic experimentation and rigor by providing a space where feminist historical precedence and intergenerational dialogue are at the forefront. Essential to this process is a series of professional development workshops, close collaboration with an A.I.R. artist-mentor, scheduled studio visits through the year—including one with the panelists—and participation in the Unforgettables Reading/Working Group.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192236

Number of Grants:

6

Estimated Size of Grant:

Benefits:
- Free membership at the A.I.R. Gallery for one year
- A solo exhibition in the Fellowship Gallery fully supported by A.I.R.
- Professional development workshops led by a professional in the field
- Printing of exhibition announcement cards
- Participation in membership-based exhibitions
- Access to the gallery space, resources and career development assistance during program tenure
- One-on-one studio visit with one of the review panelists
- An artist-mentor at A.I.R. Gallery to work with throughout the program
- A stipend at the end of their participation in the program, pending available funding

Term of Contract:

Artists will be awarded a year-long fellowship.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility
- An artist who self-identifies as a woman or a non-binary person
- Have not had a solo exhibition at a permanent commercial gallery in NYC in the last 10 years
- Are residents, or within commuting distance of, New York City metropolitan area for the duration of the program
- 18 years or older
- Not a student or enrolled in any degree-seeking program at the time of the program
- Not participating in a comparable development program or residency program
- Not currently be a member, employee or board member of A.I.R. Gallery, and never have had a solo show at A.I.R.
- Not a Fellowship alumna

Applicants do not need to be an America citizen but must live in the greater New York metropolitan area for the duration of the program. A.I.R. is unable to provide sponsorship to artists seeking a Visa.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A.I.R. will host a free Info Session. It is not mandatory, however, it is strongly encouraged that applicants attend the workshop if possible. The Info Session will take place on September 23, 2020 at 6PM.

Pre-Application Information:

Open Call: August 14 — October 21, 2020
Notification: April 2021

FAQ: https://www.airgallery.org/fellowship-frequently-asked-questions

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://airgallery.submittable.com/submit/171983/fellowship-2021-2022

Contact: info@airgallery.org

A.I.R. Gallery
155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(212) 255-6651

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