JGS Fellowship for Photography

Applications for the 2020 cycle of the JGS Fellowship for Photography will open on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 and close on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59PM EST.

2020 Guidelines please visit: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KHmuF_3Fua1VZxDZMizQ97_NMc94E1ea/view

For more information: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/JGS-Fellowship-for-Photography

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2020 Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59PM ET

The JGS Fellowship for Photography is open to New York State photography artists, living and working anywhere in the following New York State regions: 

  • Western New York
  • Finger Lakes
  • Southern Tier
  • Central New York
  • North Country
  • Mohawk Valley
  • Capital District
  • Hudson Valley, and 
  • Long Island

Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be working in photography.
  • Applicants can work in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photography or photographic techniques are pivotal, if not exclusive.
  • Applicants must be a current full-time resident of New York State and have lived full-time in one of the regions listed above for a minimum of 12 months at the time application’s close.
  • Applicant must be at least 25 years of age at the time the application closes.
  • Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs of any kind are not eligible to apply.
  • All past recipients of any NYFA grant or Fellowship are eligible to apply.
  • NYFA employees, member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above cannot apply.

Download a full copy of the 2020 guidelines here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KHmuF_3Fua1VZxDZMizQ97_NMc94E1ea/view

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