INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR A 3-MONTH FELLOWSHIP
The 3- Month, Spring Session Dates are April 18 - July 18,
All applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
Over 21 years of age when Fellowship commences
Proficient in the English language
Able to reside in on-site housing during the term of the
Work in view of visitors 12 hours weekly, not including
Submit one work made during the Fellowship to the acquisitions
committee for review. If accepted,the work will be included in the collection
of the Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts.
Capable of assisting other residents when mutually
Commit to one interaction with our education program that
connects to your creative vision.
Applicants for three-month Fellowships must submit all of the following
items as specified by the deadline of December 2, 2017. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
Application Materials Checklist:
· Two Reference Letters
submit two reference letters as part of the application. The letters should
address the topics listed in the Reference Letter Guidelines
document found by clicking here. The authors should
be two individuals who can best speak to your ability to carry out the project
being proposed. They should discuss your professional preparation and your
ability to work in a community setting with other residents. You should provide
the reference writer with a copy of your Statement of Intent before
requesting the reference letter. Reference letters are confidential and so we
ask that they be emailed directly to us (firstname.lastname@example.org). The
subject line should state your last name and Fellowship Reference (i.e., Smith:
Fellowship Reference). Within the online application you will be asked to
register your two reference writers.
· Ten images of the applicants work:
of 300 dpi, saved in a JPEG file format
6 inches in the largest
Title/save each image with applicant last name and number of
work to indicate order (i.e., Smith01, Smith02, etc…)
Image No. 1 should
represent the work you feel is of the best quality
Image No. 10 should
represent what you would pursue as a CGCA Fellow
PLEASE DO NOT format the
images into a presentation!
PLEASE DO NOT submit more
than 10 images!
Special Note about Videos: Only submit videos if
relevant to your project. Submit no more than two videos. This will take the
place of two digital images. Each video should not exceed three minutes in
length. Please do not send videos that are autobiographical or promotional in
upload a video directly, please make sure your video is in one of the following
formats: .avi, .mpg, mpeg, .wmv, .mp4, .mov, or .qt. Your video sample must be
in one of these acceptable file types in order to be viewed by the panelists.
to be uploaded, videos must meet the following minimum requirements:
At least 480 x 360
per second (fps): At least 12
your video in the mp4 (H.264) format at 640 x 480 with mp3 audio will allow for
efficient uploading while showing your clips to best advantage.
Image information sheet
Title of Piece
Date of Completion
One paragraph biography
· Statement of Intent
how you would use a Fellowship to benefit your artistic and career development.
Please describe your goals, vision and anticipated outcomes. Please indicate
the primary disciplines/mediums/glass techniques you will employ during your
residency. Include any other relevant information or special needs concerning
your residency and/or project.
· Current Resume/C.V.
· Language Proficiency Documentation
with a native language other than English must present proof of English
language proficiency via a foreign language assessment form. Within the
online application you will be asked to register someone who can provide
testament to your language proficiency. We will contact this individual
and ask them to complete the Foreign Language Assessment Form on your
behalf. It is imperative that you possess the language skills required in
order to successfully communicate your project goals and needs while carrying
out your Fellowship. Submission of this form is mandatory for all those
whose native language is not English, even if you have advanced skills or
It is preferred that the entire application, including images
and supporting documents, be submitted online. If an online submission isn’t
possible, please still fill out the application form, and print it to include
in a hard copy application. Letters of recommendation can be uploaded online,
sent through the postal service or by email. Materials will become the property
of WheatonArts and will not be returned. If awarded a fellowship, your
application images may be used for publication. All mailed materials should be
CGCA Fellowship Program at WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332-1566
Deadline for all applications: December 2, 2017
If mailing your application, the postmark deadline is: December
Selection Notification: January 2018