Just passing the word along about a fantastic program here in New York. If you are an emerging Jewish artist, or know someone who is, you should definitely give this a good read.
Six Points Fellowship Seeks Emerging Artists In NYC
The Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists is accepting applications for their next group of artists! The Six Points Fellowship will support nine individual artists in New York City (ages 22-38) working in visual arts, music, and performing arts and who want to develop a new project with a Jewish focus, theme, or element. The fellowship provides up to a total of $40,000 as well as workshops, Jewish learning, and professional support to develop new projects exploring Jewish ideas and concepts.
The 2-year fellowship will provide:
-Stipend: Up to $20,000 over two years
-Project Grant: Up to $20,000 over two years
-Retreats, monthly workshops, coaching, and mentorship
To learn more and apply for the Fellowship, visit their website at www.sixpointsfellowship.org. They are holding application workshops on Feb. 7 and Feb. 17 at 7pm at the Bronfman Center at 7 E. 10th Street, please join them to learn more about the process. The Letter of Intent (LOI) is due March 1, 2010 and the fellowship cycle begins in October 2010.
Six Points is a unique collaboration of Avoda Arts, Foundation for Jewish Culture, and JDub Records, and are pleased to continue the program with significant support from UJA-Federation of New York.
If you have any questions about the Six Points Fellowship program, please check out their website or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I was talented, I’d apply. Believe me, it’s worth it.