89. Joanne Y. Chen fellowship at NYFA for a Taiwanese American artist


NYFA Joanne Y. Chen Fellowship for Taiwanese American Artists
Applications for the 2018-19 award cycle are being accepted through Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:59 PM EST
Awards Announced: July 2019
details and application:
The Joanne Y. Chen Fellowship is awarded each year to a Taiwanese American artist living in New York State. Joanne Y. Chen (1949-2015) was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jung-Chieh Kuo and wife of Taiwanese American Art Council President Dr. Lung Fong Chen. Born in Tainan, Taiwan, she was raised and educated in Japan, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the Sophia University in Tokyo, and a Master’s Degree in Sociology from New York University. Joanne Y. Chen was a supporter of the local community, a paragon of moral integrity, and a role model for Taiwanese Americans.
Guidelines and application for the award can be found at www.nyfa.org/fellowships To apply for the Joanne Y. Chen Fellowship, select the discipline in which you would like to apply; in the application you will see a question which says, “Are you eligible for the Joanne Chen Fellowship,” check yes and then you will be prompted to give a brief explanation of your connection to Taiwan. All other aspects of the application are the same as for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship. The application closes on January 23, 2019.
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The New York Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce that the application for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, including the Joanne Y. Chen Taiwanese American Artist Fellowship, is currently open. The Fellowship provides an unrestricted cash grant of $7,000 to artists working in any of the following disciplines: Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design; Choreography; Music/Sound; Photography, and Playwriting/Screenwriting.

Source from Taiwanese American Art Council

Posted on 11/02/2018