Terra Foundation Grants, Prize and Summer Residencies

Application deadline: Jan 15, 2012

Terra Foundation Grants, Prize and Summer Residencies
[1] American Art Publication Grants
[2] Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Travel Grants to the US
[3] International Essay Prize for American Art
[4] Summer Residency in Giverny, France
[5] Visiting Senior Artists and Scholars in Giverny, France

[1]
Terra Foundation for American Art Publication Grants

PUBLICATION GRANTS [NEW AREA OF FUNDING]
These grants provide support for publication projects on historical
American art (circa 1500–1980) that make a significant contribution to
scholarship and have an international dimension. “International
dimension” varies by project, but includes translations of important
texts on American art; publications that are written by non-U.S.
scholars or that have a significant number of non-U.S. contributors;
and publications with a focused thesis exploring American art in an
international context. Applications are judged competitively on an
annual basis; projects must be under contract for publication. Books
may receive a grant up to $30,000; articles may receive a grant up to
$3,000. For more information, please visit
terraamericanart.org/grants/publication.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2012

[2]
Terra Foundation Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Travel Grants to
the United States

[ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW FROM CANDIDATES WORLDWIDE]
These grants provide funding for doctoral students and postdoctoral
scholars outside the United States to travel to the United States for
research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to
1980. Six to nine grants are awarded annually: up to $6,000 for
doctoral students and up to $9,000 for postdoctoral scholars (those who
received their degree within ten years of the application deadline).
New this year: applications should be submitted directly to the Terra
Foundation. For more information, please visit
terraamericanart.org/scholarship/fellowships.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2012

[3]
Terra Foundation International Essay Prize for American Art,
Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize
recognizes excellent scholarship in the field of historical American
art (circa 1500–1980) by a non-U.S. scholar. The winning manuscript
submission should advance understanding of American art and demonstrate
new findings and original perspectives. It will be translated and
published in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s
scholarly journal, which will also cover the cost of image rights and
reproductions; its author will receive a $500 award. Essays should be
submitted by email to terraessayprize@si.edu. For more information
regarding essay requirements and format for submission, please visit
americanart.si.edu/research/awards/terra.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2012

[4]
Terra Foundation Summer Residency in Giverny, France

[ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW FROM CANDIDATES WORLDWIDE]
The annual Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France, provides artists
and scholars with the opportunity to pursue individual work within a
framework of interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. This year’s
program, from June 18 – August 12, 2012, offers ten fellowships to
predoctoral students at an advanced stage of research and writing on
American art and visual culture prior to 1980 and to artists who have
completed their studies at the master’s level. Candidates must be
nominated by a professor at an academic institution and must submit an
application and supporting documents. Fellows are awarded a stipend of
$5,000 (artists receive an additional $300 for the purchase of
materials). For more information, please visit
terraamericanart.org/scholarship/fellowships/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2012

[5]
Terra Foundation Visiting Senior Artists and Scholars at the Terra
Summer Residency in Giverny, France

[POSITIONS NOW FILLED BY APPLICATION]
The annual Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France, provides artists
and scholars with the opportunity to pursue individual work within a
framework of interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. This year’s
program from June 18 – August 12, 2012, calls on senior artists and
scholars to mentor emerging artists and predoctoral scholars. Four
positions are available for a short term residency period (from two to
three weeks). During their stay, the visiting senior artists and
scholars will give a seminar to the fellows on a subject of their
choice and counsel fellows. They will also have time to devote to their
own work. Candidates must submit an application form together with a
curriculum vitae and letter of motivation. Visiting senior artists and
scholars are paid an honorarium commensurate with their length of stay.
For more information, please visit
terraamericanart.org/scholarship/fellowships/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2012

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  1. WilliamNeap dit :

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