Open Call | Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship, Washington DC

Application deadline: 4 May

The Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship is a nine-month program in Washington DC, established to provide emerging artists with time and space to explore new ideas and ambitious projects in an environment of independent learning, study, and collaboration. The fellowship is designed to provide support and resources to emerging artists who desire to develop projects that promote social impact, and for those who want to grow as leaders in the field of socially-engaged art. Halcyon Arts Lab accepts six national or international fellows and two DC-resident fellows in each year of the program.

Fellows accepted into the program will have access to the following:

-A dedicated studio to concentrate on independent learning and creative practice
-$18k financial scholarship to support project expenses and living costs
-Nine months of free offsite residential accommodation (eligible for non-DC residents only)
-A curriculum of classes that provides skills training in negotiating, marketing, and fundraising
-Mentorship and critique from experienced arts professionals
-Workshops and lectures with a broad content of art topics in the public realm, from urban planning and policy, to design thinking and social justice
-The chance to mentor DC high school students, providing guidance, instruction and inspiration to the next generation
-Opportunities to collaborate with fellow artists, social entrepreneurs and our program partner organizations in Washington, DC

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