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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 guests:
• Juan Martinez, metal sculptor; 2017 Kresge Artist Fellow in Visual Arts
• Lynn Crawford, fiction and arts criticism writer; 2010 Kresge Artist Fellow in Literary Arts & 2017 Kresge Artist Fellowship panelist in Literary Arts

Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Grace in Action
1725 Lawndale St.
Detroit, MI 48209

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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 2019 Kresge Artist Fellowship application and more, such as grant applications, websites and marketing materials.

Special guests:
• Janet Webster Jones, owner, Source Booksellers; 2017 Literary Arts Panelist
• M. Saffell Gardner, mixed media artist and educator; 2015 Visual Arts Fellow

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
6:00 PM– 8:00 PM
Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48126

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APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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

Saturday, January 12, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Jam Handy
2900 E Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI  48202

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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 from November 30, 2018 through January 17, 2019.

We strongly recommend completing your application well in advance of January 17 to avoid missing the deadline due to unforeseen technical problems. There are no exceptions to the deadline.

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