South Arts Southern Prize & State Fellowships

Applications are now open for the South Arts2019 State Fellowships! Apply through December 3, 2018.

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The South Arts State Fellowships is a state-specific prize awarded to the artists whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. A national jury will select one winner per eligible state, with artistic excellence being the sole criterion. A total of nine $5,000 South Arts State Fellowships will be awarded. Each State Fellow will compete for one of the two South Arts Prizes: the $25,000 Southern Prize and the $10,000 Finalist. The Southern Prize winner will also receive a two-week residency at The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences. State Fellowship recipients will be required to attend the awards ceremony on April 15, 2019, in Columbia, SC.

Jurors for the State Fellowships include Katherine Jentleson, Atlanta, GA, and Radhika Subramaniam, New York, NY. Jurors for the Southern Prize include David Houston, Columbus, GA.

The South Arts Southern Prize and State Fellowships acknowledge, support, and celebrate the highest quality artistic work being created in the American South. The program is open to individual artists living in the South Arts region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. This program is open only to visual artists and will expand to other disciplines in the future.

The application deadline is December 3, 2018. Applications are powered byThe Hambidge Center.

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