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Breaking News - October 2021: MacDowell Goes to Two Annual Application Deadlines, Drops Reference Requirement

MacDowell has announced it will go from three annual application deadlines and corresponding seasons to two. That means the next application deadline will be February 10, 2022 for residencies during the period September of 2022 through February of 2023. To go along with that change, the admissions department has decided to temporarily suspend a longstanding requirement that applicants supply reference letters as part of the application process.

About 300 artists in seven disciplines are awarded Fellowships each year and the sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. There are no residency fees. Need-based travel grants and stipends are available to open the residency experience to the broadest possible community of artists. Artists with professional standing in their fields, as well as emerging artists, are eligible to apply. MacDowell encourages artists from all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Any applicant whose proposed project does not fall clearly within one of these artistic disciplines should contact the admissions department for guidance. We aim to be inclusive, not exclusive in our admissions process.

Find out about our Art of Journalism Initiative here. Journalists who are interested in applying for this initiative should submit an application to our literature nonfiction category.

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Se otorgan aproximadamente 300 becas artísticas (residencias) por año a varios artistas de diferentes disciplinas que cumplan solo con el criterio de la excelencia artística. La residencia es gratuita. Se otorgan becas para cubrir gastos de viaje al igual que ayuda financiera con fin de ampliar nuestro alcance de solicitudes. Artistas establecidos al igual que artistitas en desarrollo son elegibles para completar la solicitud. MacDowell invita las solicitudes de artistas de todo tipo de experiencias y de otros países en las siguientes disciplinas: arquitectura, artes visuales en cine/video, artes interdisciplinarias, literatura, composición musical, teatro, y las artes plásticas. Se recomienda tener un nivel conversacional del ingles, ya que no contamos con servicios de interpretes.

Léase aquí mas a fondo sobre nuestra asociación con la Fundación EUA-España.

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Fall/Winter 2022-2023

Deadline: Feb 10, 2022

Sep 1, 2022 – Feb 28, 2023

Accepting Applications:
Nov 1, 2021 – Feb 10, 2022

Spring/Summer 2023

Deadline: Sep 10, 2022

Mar 1 – Aug 31, 2023

Accepting Applications:
Jun 1 – Sep 10, 2022