Two Ucross Fellowships for Native American Visual Artists are awarded each year. Those selected for the fellowship are offered a four-week residency, a stipend of $2,000, and a featured gallery exhibition at Ucross the following year. For the Spring 2021 Fellowship, the deadline is September 15, 2020, for a residency taking place between late February and early June 2021. For the Fall 2021 Fellowship, the deadline is March 1, 2021, for a residency taking place between August and early December 2021. There will be no application fee to apply. While only one Fellowship winner will be selected for each session, all applicants will have the option of being considered for a regular Ucross residency.
Residencies are open to Native American visual artists who meet the following criteria:
- be a practicing contemporary visual artist currently producing works of art in all visual mediums including: PAINTING, DRAWING, MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTURE, PRINTMAKING, PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO, ANIMATION, PERFORMANCE ART, INSTALLATION and CERAMICS.
- an enrolled member of a state-recognized or federally-recognized Tribe, Pueblo, Nation, Native Community, Political Entity or Alaskan Native Village.
VISUAL ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit 10-15 IMAGES (in JPEG format, NO PDF’S for work sample) and a DATA SHEET that corresponds to your images which includes title, medium, size and year of completion.
FILM/VIDEO/ANIMATION/PERFORMANCE ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit up to 3 video files, each less than 8 minutes in length and smaller than 200 MB in size, or provide up to 3 VIMEO or YOU TUBE URL links.
THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE FOR 2021 UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS.