art and design opportunities

Artists are invited to apply to the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship!

In 2018, Five $25,000 fellowships will be awarded 

Applicants must meet the below eligibility criteria by the submission due date. 
AGE 25 or older by September 28, 2018; BE A RESIDENT of either Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin as of September 2017; COMMITMENT to reside in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin for the duration of the 12 month fellowship. 

Past Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellows are not eligible to apply. 

Applicants must work in one of the following mediums. Wearable or functional decorative art including quilts, jewelry, vessels or pottery will not be considered: Installation; Sculpture; New media (video, computer generated or 3-D). 

All applicants will be reviewed in an anonymous process by a nationally selected jury. The Juror will review digital images and/video and the accompanying narrative based on the following criteria: Quality and skill; Creativity and uniqueness; Commitment to developing work; Impact the award will have on the artist's career. 

Please visit the following for more information and past fellows: