Classified Ad: Seeking Emerging Visual Artists/Craftsmen for Art Accelerator Program
Posted: February 16, 2018
Category: Calls to Artists
End Date: March 20, 2018
Berea Tourism in Berea, KY is requesting applications for fellows in the Berea Tourism Art Accelerator Program. In its fifth year, the Art Accelerator Program provides emerging artists with a monthly stipend and the opportunity to enhance their entrepreneurial skills as they contribute to the vibrant arts and crafts scene in Berea by: working as active artists in a dynamic studio, interfacing with the community, working in outreach, and stocking and managing a retail gallery in Berea’s Artisan Village. Officially recognized as the Folk Arts and Craft Capital of Kentucky, Berea also nurtures contemporary artistic expression, sustainable lifestyles, and a pedestrian-friendly culture. Berea is home to the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, the Kentucky Artisan Center, and Berea College, internationally renowned for its commitment to human equality. Applications must be received by Tuesday, March 20. For more information and application guidelines, please go to https://www.visitberea.com/the-art-accelerator-program .Benefits include monthly stipend of $1200 for up to 16 months and opportunity to sell artwork in Gallery 123.