NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are unrestricted cash awards of $7,000 made to individual or collaborating originating artists living and working in the state of New York, and/or Indian Nations located therein. These fellowships are not project grants but are intended to fund an artist’s voice.
The 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Categories are:
- Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design
Applications close Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:59 PM (ET)
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- 25 years old or older
- Current residents of New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located in New York State
- Must have maintained New York State residency, and/or residency in one of the Indian Nations located therein, for at least the last two consecutive years (2017 & 2018)
- Cannot be enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind
- Are the originators of the work, i.e. choreographers or playwrights; not awarded to interpretative artists such as dancers or actors
- Did not receive a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in any discipline in the past five consecutive years; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018
- Cannot submit any work samples that have been previously awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship
- Are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2018-2019 panelist
Artists that have been awarded five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships receive Emeritus status and are no longer eligible for the award.NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are administered with leadership support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
For more information about NYFA awards and grants and other program opportunities visit the NYFA website: www.nyfa.org
NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are administered with leadership support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.