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STEP 1.

READ THE APPLICATION GUIDE

Contains all information needed to apply, including eligibility, key dates, selection criteria, application requirements, work sample specifications, technical support, and more.

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STEP 2.

ATTEND THE APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

While not mandatory, we strongly encourage you to attend the application workshops. Workshops provide an overview of the application process, as well as hands on tips, strategies and tools for creating a competitive application. Applicants will be able to hear directly from current fellows, as well as past applicants and Kresge Arts in Detroit Staff.

WORK SAMPLES & APPLICATION STRATEGIES

This workshop focuses on tips and strategies for creating an application that highlights your strengths and most compelling work through content selection, and work sample documentation. Special guest: Dancer, choreographer, educator, Erika “Red” Stowall

Tuesday, November 14
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48126

VIEW WORKSHOP VIDEO

WRITING ARTIST STATEMENTS & RESUMES

Facilitated by Creative Many Michigan, this workshop supports artists to craft effective resumes and concise, passionate artist statements. The strategies and tips shared are relevant to the 2018 Kresge Artist Fellowship application and more, such as grant applications, websites and marketing materials. Special Guest: Writer, activist, photographer and multimedia artist, Sarah Rose Sharpe and Living Arts Detroit

Saturday, December 2
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Grace In Action
1725 Lawndale Street
Detroit, MI 48209

RSVP FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017

APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Kresge Arts in Detroit will answer last minute questions and answers from fellowship applicants.

Tuesday, January 9
6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Jam Handy
2900 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI  48202

RSVP FOR JANUARY 9, 2018

STEP 3.

USE THE APPLICATION WORKSHEET

We recommend you begin by working on your application offline as soon as possible.

We have provided a worksheet that can be used as a template for you to prepare your application content before you enter it online.  You may download this worksheet as a word document.

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STEP 4.

COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION

Applications may only be submitted online through Slideroom. We strongly recommend completing your application well in advance of January 18, 2018 to avoid missing the deadline due to unforeseen technical problems. There are no exceptions to the deadline.