A close up of a woman and a man on stage. The woman is in the foreground wearing veteran and community grants program 2017 pdf colorful shirt with varied patterns.
The man in the background is holding the microphone close to his lips and he is wearing a green shirt with a colorful baseball hat. Photo is courtesy of The Reminders. USArtists International grantee, The Reminders, perform at the B-Global Indigenous Hip Hop Summit in Uganda. Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s grant programs for artists allow artists to explore and create, provide touring engagements regionally and internationally, help to build audiences, and provide support and services to assist in career development.
Maryland artist Marilyn Banner in her Virginia Center for the Creative Arts studio. Photo courtesy Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. The Creative Fellowships are sponsored residencies. Although MAAF provides financial support, the colonies are responsible for the application submission and review process. Only artists who have been accepted for a residency program will be recommended to receive a Creative Fellowship.
Graphic image with text stating that artists in Delaware, Maryland, New York, and West Virginia receive support at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia. While artists in District of Columbia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and U. Virgin Islands receive support at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, NY. The grant is paid to the respective colony directly on behalf of the artist. 250 in reimbursement for the cost of travel to and from their residency. Only residents of MAAF’s nine state and jurisdictional region are eligible to receive Creative Fellowship support. Additionally, artists who have previously received support through this program will not be considered eligible to receive another Creative Fellowship for the three years following a supported residency.
How Can I be Considered? Artists interested in being considered for a Creative Fellowship must apply directly to the applicable residency program. There are no additional steps you need to take once you have applied. Creative Fellows are identified through the application review process led by each colony. VCCA and Millay submit recommended Creative Fellowship candidates to MAAF for further review and approval. Please note that you may be approved for a residency but not selected as a Creative Fellow.