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Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International
Artist to Support New Botany-Related Work

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Oak Spring Garden Foundation (OSGF)

Deadline Date:

07/15/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Fellowship of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International emerging artist for the development of new work related to gardens, plants, or landscapes. Funding is intended to support visual and literary artists, as well as musicians and dancers, and the program includes a two-to-eight-week stay at Oak Spring. The fellowship will be granted to an exceptional artist who shows remarkable promise to contribute to a deeper understanding of the natural world and humankind’s place in it.

At Oak Spring, Fellows will be able to meet with staff, explore the landscape, and visit the rare book library that holds over 19,000 objects, including many examples of botanical art. The Fellow will have ample time and space to work independently on their own projects during their stay. The only requirement during their time at Oak Spring will be to give one 45-minute presentation with time for questions, to Oak Spring staff and any other fellows or residents who might be on site.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 196916

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award includes a $10,000 individual grant.

Term of Contract:

The dates of the Fellow’s residency will be scheduled in consultation with OSGF staff and should fall between Sunday, May 15, 2022 - Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants must be early-career artists not enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in 2022. The successful Fellow must be self-directed and able to work independently while on site.

Applicants are expected to show dedication to their artistic practice, a clear connection to the natural world in their work, exceptional promise, and good communication skills.

Applicants who work in languages other than English should submit translations of their work samples. Working knowledge of English is important to selected residents, and OSGF does not provide a translator or interpreter at this time. International applicants selected for a residency or fellowship will also be responsible for procuring their own visas.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit applications is July 15, 2021, by 11:59 PM.

FAQ: https://www.osgf.org/programs-frequently-asked-questions

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://osgf.submittable.com/submit

Oak Spring Garden Foundation
1776 Loughborough Lane
Upperville, VA 20184

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