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Application Workshop:     

Demystifying the Process
How are recipients selected and how can an applicant improve his/her chances of being noticed? Find out at one of four workshops being offered across the South Florida region. Workshops generally run 90 minutes.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 6 - 8 PM
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 33304

Application Available:   Monday, September 2, 2013

Online Application:   Cafe Call for Entry

Application Deadline:   Friday, October 25, 2013

General Information
The South Florida Cultural Consortium is a partnership among the local arts agencies of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties. The Fellowship program is intended to nurture the artistic development of eligible visual and media artists who reside in one of these counties. Fellowships are not project-based; recipients may use the Fellowships according to their individual needs.

Fellowship Amount Information 
The South Florida Cultural Consortium is a partnership among the local arts agencies of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties. Fellowships of $15,000 and $7,500 are awarded to selected visual and media artists from Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties. No more than two fellowships of $7,500 may be awarded in each county.

All emerging, mid-career and established South Florida professional artists (those residing in Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe or Palm Beach counties) are eligible to apply.

The Consortium defines a professional artist as a person who has created a recognized body of original works of art within an artistic discipline over a sustained period of time, and who is striving to achieve the highest level of professional recognition.

You may apply if you’re an artist serving as a volunteer on the boards, committees, task forces and/or similar advisory bodies of South Florida Cultural Consortium member agencies, as long as you’re not directly involved with the decision-making process for the Fellowship program.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age.

Previous winners must wait five years if they were awarded $15,000 and three years if they were awarded $7,500.

You are not eligible if you are engaging in art work as a hobby, an employee of the participating County governments or of the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s member local arts agencies, or a non-professional student artist pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.

You must have resided and worked in one of the participating five counties from October 1, 2012 to October 1, 2013 and must apply from the county of your residence.

The Consortium awards the Fellowships contingent on proof of residency, which may include one or more of the following: a current State of Florida driver’s license; voter’s registration; and an IRS income tax return for 2012.

Review Criteria
Submissions will be judged by the following general criteria:
• Degree of artistic excellence
• Evidence of an established and recognized body of work over a sustained period of time
• Consistency in the submitted body of work

All samples of your work submitted for review must have been completed within the last three years prior to the application date. Failure to comply with this condition will result in disqualification.


 South Florida Cultural Consortium -logoThe South Florida Cultural Consortium, formed in 1985, operates under an inter-local government agreement to coordinate projects and share resources for the growth of South Florida cultural activities, organizations and artists.  It provides regional cultural planning, new project development, statewide cultural marketing, information sharing, regional arts education training and support for ethnic and rural audience development.