Showcasing the Arts

Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship


What is it?

The Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships are $7,500 unrestricted awards given to Kentucky artists who have achieved a high level of excellence and creativity in their work.

Who’s eligible?

Professional Kentucky artists (visual and media artists, writers, composers and choreographers) who are responsible for creating their own work, not interpreting the work of others.

What’s the deadline to apply?

Completed applications and all required materials must be postmarked no later than Feb. 15, 2018.

 

Application
Deadline

Feb. 15, 2018


Feb. 15, 2018

Feb. 2019

Feb. 2019

Feb. 2019

Feb. 2021

Fiscal
Year

FY2019


FY2019

FY2020

FY2020

FY2020

FY2022

Application
Cycle

Every two years


Every four years

Every two years

Every four years

Every two years

Every four years


Discipline

Literary Arts (fiction,creative nonfiction and poetry)

Literary Arts (play/screenwriting)

Songwriting

Composing

Visual Art

Media Art

How do I apply?

  1. Carefully review the program guidelines.
  2. Prepare work samples for submission.
  3. Complete the online application.
  4. Mail us a printout of your submitted application.

If I receive an award, what are my responsibilities?

If I have questions, who can help me?

Tamara Coffey
Individual Artist Director
tamara.coffey@ky.gov
502-892-3121
888-833-2787 (toll free)

Page last updated: December 18, 2017
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