Three award types are available. Project Awards of up to $7,500 will be awarded to support short-term projects that have a clear benefit to the artist and development of their work. Fellowship Awards of $18,000 are available to mid-career and mature artists working in media arts; multidiscipline/ new genre; music composition; presentation/interpretation and visual arts. One distinguished artist award of $40,000 will be given to a mature Alaska artist.
The 2013 Fellowship disciplines are choreography, crafts, folk and traditional arts, literary arts/scriptworks, and performance art.
Applications are now available and artists are able to apply online at www.rasmuson.org. Online applications must be filed by 11:59 p.m. on March 1. Paper applications will still be accepted, with a postmark deadline of March 1.
Want the inside scoop on applying for an award? You can join a live webcast conversation with three previous award recipients!
Hal Gage, Andromeda Romano-Lax, and Sheila Wyne will join Program Officer Jayson Smart in a discussion about their experience, insight, and perspective on developing a successful application. The discussion will take place Monday, January 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. The web broadcast can be viewed live from www.rasmuson.org.
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For more information, please contact Jayson Smart at (907) 297-2882.