Joanne Y. Chen Taiwanese American Artist Fellowship
The Fellowship is offered to Taiwanese American artists applying in the Crafts/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts categories of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship.
NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are awarded to originating artists living and working in the state of New York, with different disciplines being recognized each year. The Joanne Y. Chen Taiwanese American Artist Fellowship is awarded annually to a Taiwanese American artist resident in New York State. The winner of this award will receive an unrestricted grant of $7,000 to fund their artistic vision or voice.
Joanne Y. Chen (1949-2015) was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jung-Chieh Kuo and wife of Taiwanese American Art Council President Dr. Lung Fong Chen. Born in Tainan, Taiwan, she was raised and educated in Japan, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the Sophia University in Tokyo, and a Master’s Degree in Sociology from New York University. Joanne Y. Chen was a supporter of the local community, a paragon of moral integrity, and a role model for Taiwanese Americans.
Please refer to our previous posts on Crafts/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts for more information, including further eligibility guidelines.
Deadline: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM (EST)
This program is made possible through New York State Council on the Arts, State & Local Partnerships with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Image: George McMahon (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)