RISD Research Update (04.04.17)

RISD Research

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Current Research Opportunities:


Kress Foundation Invites Applications for Scholarly European Art Projects

What: The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its History of Art grant program, which supports scholarly projects that enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture, from antiquity to the dawn of the modern era.

When: Application deadline is September 29, 2017.

How much: In previous years, grant amounts have ranged from $1,000 to $100,000.


Women’s Studio Workshop Invites Applications for Art-in-Education Artist Book Residency

What: The mission of the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, is to operate and maintain a workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women artists, provide professional opportunities for women artists at various stages of their careers, and promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts.

In support of that mission, WSW is accepting applications for its Art-in-Education Artist’s Book Grant.

When: All applications must be mailed to the Women’s Studio Workshop no later than November 15, 2017.

How much: Two residencies will be given out. Each residency will provide a stipend of $350 per week for up to ten weeks, up to $750 for materials, up to $250 for travel within the continental United States, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access during non-AIE sessions.


Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Entries for New Writer and New Illustrator Children’s Book Awards

What: The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting submissions from publishers for the twenty-seventh annual Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Book Awards (known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award).

To be eligible, writers and illustrators must have had no more than three books published.

When: All applications must be received no later than December 15, 2017.

How much: The award includes an honorarium of $1,000 for the New Writer Award, and $1000 for the New Illustrator Award.



Contact Daniel Hewett via dhewett@risd.edu.

RISD Research 04.04.17

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