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February 22, 2010

VCUarts Fountainhead Arts Fellowships

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Fountainhead Arts Fellowship
http://www.vcu.edu/arts/craft/dept/profiles/ear.shtml

Residency period: mid-August 2010 through mid-May 2011.

Eligibility:

Spring 2010 graduating MFA painter/printmakers and sculptors are invited to apply for the fellowship year beginning August 2010.

VCU students and graduates are NOT eligible to apply.

Fellows receive:
• 24-hour access to a private 300+ square foot studio.
• A furnished double-occupancy apartment. (2-bedroom apartment to be shared with a fellow from another discipline).
• 15,000 USD stipend.
• Part-time teaching experience at VCU.
• A solo exhibition in Richmond.

Fellowship recipient responsibilities:
• Teach 2 classes per semester in the VCU Department of Painting & Printmaking or the VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media (2½ days per week for 2 semesters)
• Present a public lecture about your work
• Solo exhibition

Applications must include:
• Digital documentation of recent work (20 images in PowerPoint on CD)
• Slide script with details about documentation
• 2 letters of reference
• One-page artist’s statement
• Resume including phone number, email, mailing address (and website if available)
• An official current graduate school transcript (a final transcript denoting completion of the MFA is required before residency can be awarded)

Please note that applications will not be returned

Deadline for Receipt of Applications: May 10, 2010

PAINTERS/PRINTMAKERS
send materials to:

Fountainhead Arts Fellowship Committee
Department of Painting & Printmaking
Virginia Commonwealth University
1000 West Broad Street
PO Box 842016
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2016

For questions about the painting/printmaking fellowship, email [email protected]

Additional information available at: http://www.vcu.edu/arts/paintingprintmaking/dept/
The VCUarts MFA Painting Department is ranked 10th nationwide by US News and World Report

SCULPTORS
send materials to:

Fountainhead Arts Fellowship Committee
Department of Sculpture + Extended Media
Virginia Commonwealth University
1000 West Broad Street
PO Box 843005
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3005

For questions about the sculpture fellowship, email [email protected]

Additional information available at: http://www.vcu.edu/arts/sculpture/dept/
The VCUarts MFA Sculpture Department is ranked 1st nationwide by US News and World Report

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