Carmela Kolman Fellowship

Gallery North invites artists to submit a proposal to the 2022 - 2023 Carmela Kolman Fellowship in Fine Art Program. The Carmela Kolman Fellowship recognizes one exceptional artist annually who embodies the character and creativity of Carmela Kolman, an outstanding artist and member of the Gallery North community. The Kolman Fellowship offers studio space for working artists within the Studio at Gallery North over a ten-week term. 

In addition to pursuing their artistic practice, the Fellow will also enrich the local and regional arts community by teaching workshops or demonstrations, helping to organize community programming, or assisting with classes in the Studio. 

Qualifications

Strong Carmela Kolman Fellowship candidates...

  • Demonstrate excellence in their studio practice and/or art-making.

  • Have a minimum of one year of experience teaching or facilitating projects with groups of children or youth.

  • Show enthusiasm for working individually and collaboratively to serve the community.

  • Reside within reasonable distance to the Studio at Gallery North.

Commitment

Awarded Carmela Kolman Fellow will be asked to commit to...

  • Two scheduled days per week assisting the organization for a term of ten consecutive weeks beginning sometime between September 2022 and March 2023.

  • One scheduled day per week working on personal projects (additional hours in the Studio can be coordinated with the Director of Education) 

  • Attending monthly Gallery receptions (the third Thursday evening of each month) during ten week term

  • Attending other events as scheduled during ten week term

  • Creating a print addition for our most generous Gallery North members. 

Studio Space

The Studio at Gallery North features a 1,500-square foot space equipped with three printing presses, adequate overhead and natural light, and a range of materials. The Studio features tremendous counter space, easels, tables, sinks, drying racks, and spot lighting. Also available is a handicap accessible restroom and kitchen space.

The Studio at Gallery North is a green studio and utilizes environmentally ethical practice. For more information on acceptable and available materials, contact info@gallerynorth.org.

Important Information

Gallery North is not responsible for travel or accommodation expenses.

Submission Information

Please submit all documents as PDFs and images as JPGs zipped into a file and email to info@gallerynorth.org with heading:

Kolman Fellowship App – [Your Last Name]

Application Materials

Application Deadline: August 1, 2022

Please submit the following materials for review:

-Application Form: Completed as Digital Application Form.

-Cover Letter (PDF at 1MB max): Please introduce yourself, tell us why you are interested in the Carmela Kolman Fellowship and/or the Studio at Gallery North, and how this fellowship would impact you as an artist.

-Artist resume and/or Professional resume. (PDF at 1MB max)

-Examples of your artwork (up to 12 images), with a corresponding image info. (Image jpgs and info should be compiled and attached into a single PDF at 10MB max.)

-Artist Statement about your artwork (as seen in images submitted).

-Information related to teaching experience, such as examples of student work from successful projects in which you worked with children or young adults, or a lesson plan for an art projects.

-Professional References (2). Please provide two references, including contact name, email, and phone.

-Application process includes submitting completed Fellowship Application Form and required materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.