Apply Now | The JGS Fellowship for Photography
This $7,000 grant is open to photography artists living and working in New York State and outside of New York City.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the creation of the JGS Fellowship for Photography, a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant open to New York State photography artists living and working outside of New York City. The Fellowship will be awarded to five artists working in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photographic techniques are pivotal. The support for this funding is provided by Joy of Giving Something (JGS).
Full application details are available here, and those seeking to apply may do so via Submittable. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST. NYFA will announce the winners in August 2020.
The JGS Fellowship for Photography is open to New York State photography artists, living and working anywhere in the following New York State regions: Western New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Hudson Valley and Long Island. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must be working in photography.
- Applicants can work in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photography or photographic techniques are pivotal, if not exclusive.
- Applicants must be a current full-time resident of New York State and have lived full-time in one of the regions listed above for a minimum of 12 months at the time application’s close.
- Applicant must be at least 25 years of age at the time the application closes.
- Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs of any kind are not eligible to apply.
- All past recipients of any NYFA grant or Fellowship are eligible to apply.
- NYFA employees, member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above cannot apply.
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Image: Penelope Umbrico (Fellow in Photography ’10), 2007-09, 6, 063, 750 Suns from Flickr (Partial) 8/26/09, machine c-prints