Apply by November 15
Apply by November 15
REMINDER: NAC Seeking Applicants for Individual Artist Fellowships in Visual Arts - Apply by November 15

For additional information contact: Jared Kennedy, Communications Manager, 402.595.2122,

(Omaha, Nebraska) – The Nebraska Arts Council is seeking applicants for its 2018-19 Individual Artist Fellowships (IAF) in visual arts.
The IAF program recognizes exemplary work by Nebraska artists and provides support through public recognition and monetary awards of $1,000-$5,000.  A complete list of eligibility requirements, review criteria and application instructions can be found on the Nebraska Arts Council website
This appication is open to all types of visual art.

*Image, Lisa Bang Hoffman, 2016 IAF Visual Arts Winner*
Applicant must be 19 years old or older, a resident of Nebraska for two years prior to the application date, and remain a resident of Nebraska during the fellowship award period of one year. Applicant must not be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or certificate-granting program in the artistic field in which the application is being made. 
All previous fellowship winners are eligible to reapply. Previous winners must have completed their grant award requirement to be eligible, submit work not previously part of an award-winning application, and can only apply every three years. 
Review Criteria: 
This is a competitive program based on a professional peer review process. Applicants are adjudicated by a professional, out-of-state panel according to the merit of their work, and must be the originator of the work (not an interpreter of the work of others).
Evaluation criteria are based on the quality of work, which including innovation demonstrated by significant critical and aesthetic considerations explored through the art form.
Deadline to apply is November 15, 2018.
For specific questions regarding the IAF program and application process, contact Meagan Dion at 402-595-3935 or

Image: Alison Fox - Previous IAF Winner
About the Nebraska Arts Council
The Nebraska Arts Council (NAC), a state agency, provides numerous grants, services and special initiatives that help sustain and promote the arts throughout Nebraska. NAC is supported by the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Nebraska Legislature and National Endowment for the Arts.

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