INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR A SHORT TERM, PROJECT-BASED FELLOWSHIP
The short-term, project-based Fellowships are available within the months of September - December, 2019.
All applicants must fulfill the following requirements.
· Over 21 years of age when Fellowship commences.
· Proficient in the English language.
· Work in view of visitors for a portion of their residency.
· 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 beneficial.
· Commit to one interaction with our education program that connects to your creative vision.
Applicants for short term, project-based Fellowships must submit all of the following items as specified by the deadline
of December 2, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application Materials Checklist:
· Two References Within the application you must register two references who can best speak to your ability to carry out the project being proposed. Applicants for the short-term, project-based Fellowship are not required to submit reference letters.
· Ten images of the applicants work:
Specifications for images:
Resolution of 300 dpi, saved in a JPEG file format
6 inches in the largest dimension
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 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 nature.
If you 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. In order to be uploaded, videos must meet the following minimum requirements:
Resolution: At least 480 x 360
Frames per second (fps): At least 12
Submitting 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
Explain 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. If you are applying to the 3-month Spring season as well, please note which fellowship is your first choice. You will only receive one Fellowship.
· Current Resume/C.V.
· Language Proficiency Documentation
Applicants 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 native-speaker ability.
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 addressed to:
Creative Glass Fellowship Program at WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332-1566
Deadline for all applications: December 2, 2018
Selection Notification: January 2019