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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Grants available through CT Artist Fellowship program, deadline January 25, 2012

Press release

The Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development Offices of Culture and Tourism announce the CT Artist Fellowship program.

The CT Artist Fellowship program provides grants to encourage the continuing artistic development of Connecticut's artists. Awards are made each year in the amounts of $5,000 or $2,500.

Artist working in the following categories may apply:
Crafts, New Media, Painting, Photography, Works on Paper, and Sculpture/Installation.

Applications are now available for the FY 2012 Artist Fellowship Program. To be eligible for Fellowships, artist must have lived and worked in Connecticut for a minimum of one year at the time of application and are current full-time residents of the state. Ineligible applicants include students who are currently enrolled in full-time degree-granting institutions and prior Fellowship recipients who have received an award within the past five years.

Applications materials must be submitted through the Connecticut State Office of the Arts's online portal by 11:59 PM on or before January 25, 2012.

For full details, program guidelines, online application process please visit:

Questions about the applications and support materials, please contact Tamara Dimitri at (860) 256-2720 or tamara.dimitri [AT symbol]

The CT State Office of the Arts develops and strengthens the arts in Connecticut and makes artistic experiences widely available to residents and visitors. Through its grant programs, the office invests in Connecticut artists and arts organizations and encourages the public's participation as creators, learners, supporters and audience members. Through its program and services, the office connects people to the arts and helps to build vital communities across the state.


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