January 24, 2020

Call for applications: Fountainhead Fellowship in Painting + Printmaking

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Enrique Figueredo, Maxell Lady, 2017. Mixed media on canvas, 55 x 80 inches.

The VCUarts Fountainhead Fellowship in Painting and Printmaking is a 9-month residency for recent MFA graduates. Fellows are offered the chance to concentrate on their work, build their community, and gain valuable teaching experience with high-quality students in a world-class program. The residency is sited in a live-work complex built to eco-friendly, EarthCraft standards. This mixed-use community includes artists’ studios, apartments, an outdoor swimming pool, a dog park and other amenities in addition to being near campus.

Residency period: August 2020–May 2021
Fellows receive: 17,600 USD stipend / 24/7 access to a private studio / A furnished apartment / An exhibition in Richmond / Part time teaching experience
Responsibilities include: Teaching 2 classes per semester / Giving a public lecture on your work

Applicants must have received an MFA between 2015–2020. Applicants must have a studio practice that engages painting, drawing, or printmaking. VCU students and graduates are not eligible to apply.

Application instructions
Apply through VCU Jobs: Fountainhead Fellow—VCUarts–Painting & Printmaking

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