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Seeking Proposals for Fred Fields Artist Fellowship

November 9, 2018 - December 14, 2018

The Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon Humanities will soon be accepting applications for the Fred Fields Artist Fellowship program, a significant new fellowship program for early-career to midcareer Oregon-based artists.

Four artists will be awarded two-year fellowships to elevate their artistic practice while addressing the opportunity gap: economic and educational resource disparities among different demographics and regions in Oregon.

Applications will be accepted from November 9 to December 14, 2018. More information is available at www.oregonhumanities.org. Information on how to apply will be posted on November 9. A selection committee will review applications and award the fellowships by April 2019.

During their fellowship terms, Fred Field Artist Fellows will respond to and explore the opportunity gap in their region, participate in cohort gatherings, and document their experiences. Each fellow will receive a salary of $39,000 per year for two years, as well as health and dental benefits.

Artists of all mediums are encouraged to apply, including writers, filmmakers, visual artists, multimedia artists, and performance artists. Eligibility requirements include the following:

  • Seven years of practice in an artistic discipline or combination of disciplines
  • Three years of residence in Oregon and the intent to reside in Oregon for the duration of the fellowship term (spring 2019 to spring 2021)
  • Demonstrable evidence of artistic practice that can engage with community organizations and/or address community concerns

Oregon Humanities will administer the program and convene gatherings for the fellows.

Oregon Humanities connects Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities. More information about our programs and publications—which include the Conversation Project, Think & Drink, Humanity in Perspective, Public Program Grants, Responsive Program Grants, and Oregon Humanities magazine—can be found at oregonhumanities.org. Oregon Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and a partner of the Oregon Cultural Trust.

The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) puts donated money to work for Oregonians. Thanks to the generosity of Oregonians, OCF distributes more than $100 million in grants and scholarships annually. For nearly forty-five years, OCF grantmaking, research, advocacy and community-advised solutions have helped individuals, families, businesses and organizations create charitable funds to improve lives for all Oregonians. Impactful giving—time, talent and resources from many generous Oregonians—creates measurable change.


November 9, 2018
December 14, 2018
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