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Wisconsin Arts Board Individual Artist Fellowship Applications Are Now Available

Wisconsinís professional literary artists, composers, choreographers and performance artists are encouraged to apply for a 2011 Wisconsin Arts Board Individual Artist Fellowship Award. Applications are available on the Arts Boardís web site and must be submitted electronically on or before September 15, 2010.

The Wisconsin Arts Boardís Individual Artist Fellowships recognize the significant contributions of professional artists in Wisconsin. These awards provide unrestricted funds to originating artists to support continued artistic/ professional development, enabling artists to create new work, complete work in progress, and pursue activities that contribute to their artistic growth.

Individual Artist Fellowship Awards are awarded in a variety of disciplines over a two-year cycle. This year, the Wisconsin Arts Board will award nine $8,000 fellowships to seven literary artists, one composer, and one choreographer or performance artist. Applications from visual and media artists will be welcomed in September of 2011.

All Fellowship application materials are available through the Wisconsin Arts Boardís Artist Fellowship Awards program page. Materials include the full application and guidelines, eligibility requirements, details on the application process, a timetable and instructions for preparing an application. 

For those applicants who do not have access to the necessary technology, please contact the Wisconsin Arts Board at 608-266-0190 or artsboard@wisconsin.gov for further assistance.