Deadline May 17th: Aaron Siskind Foundation – 2011 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship

Aaron Siskind Foundation
2011 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship

Deadline: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 11:59 pm MST

“The Aaron Siskind Foundation (ASF) is offering a limited number of Fellowship grants of up to $10,000 each, for individual artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients are selected by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field.”

Eligibility
U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents of the United States, who reside in the U.S., and who are at least 21 years of age may apply. Recipients must provide legal proof of eligibility and a verifiable social security number.

Students enrolled in a college degree program may not apply (recent graduates are eligible to apply). Previous IPF Recipients are not being considered for new awards at this time.

There are no restrictions on subject matter, genres or processes of past or projected work. Works submitted may be traditional photography projects or experimental works; Photographic techniques must be pivotal to the works submitted.
Film, Video; Internet projects, interactive multimedia are not eligible.

Application
Applications must be submitted through the CaFÉ application system at www.callforentries.org.

  • A portfolio of exactly eight (8) images showing representative, recent work.
  • Images must be Standard baseline JPEG files with the .jpg extension. For information about CaFÉ’s image preparation, click here.
  • Text descriptors for each image: Title, Medium, Year, Dimensions
  • Statement: (350 words/2000 characters, maximum) The purpose of the statement is to give the panel a better understanding of your work while they are viewing it. It should be clear, concise and relate to the works that you are submitting.
  • Career summary, artist’s resumé or short bio: (500 words maximum).

For full details and to apply please view the prospectus here.

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