Define American Immigrant Creative Fellowship - Define American

Define American Immigrant Creative Fellowship

Supporting immigrant creatives in developing their practices and connecting with their local communities.

Define American Fellowship

The world is moved by stories and storytellers. Culture is changed by compelling narratives.

The Define American Fellowship supports artists and storytellers who happen to be immigrants who are working in narrative art forms. In 2022, we will select five fellows to participate in workshops and conversations around: defining and broadening their audiences, demystifying career paths and opportunities, and methods for building support for a creative practice both within their individual communities as well as in the larger national arts community.

Conversations and workshops may include:

The Define American Fellowship is open to immigrant artists working in a lead creative role in narrative-oriented art forms (writing, filmmaking, visual storytelling, theater, illustration, podcasting, etc.) with some experience in their chosen medium.

Examples of experience level:
(These ranges are only to be used as reference and are NOT a requirement for application.)

Fellows will receive:

Application process:

Eligibility requirements:

If you have technical questions about the application form, please reach out to SurveyMonkey directly through their help portal. For specific questions regarding the fellowship, please email [email protected]

The Define American Creative Fellowship is made possible through a grant from the Kresge Foundation with additional support from WarnerMedia and CAA Foundation.

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