The Iowa Artist Fellowship provides support to individual artists, including visual and performing artists, filmmakers, musicians, and creative writers who demonstrate exceptional creativity in the arts and a commitment to contributing to the vitality of the arts in Iowa. The program advances the artistic careers of Iowans through funding and professional development. Fellowship recipients exemplify the following program priorities:
Professional Development: Fellows convene regularly during the fellowship period to receive professional development opportunities to elevate their artistic careers, including:
Promotion: The Iowa Arts Council seeks to promote Iowa Artist Fellows throughout their Fellowship period. Iowa Artist Fellows will also have opportunities to participate in events to introduce their work to new audiences.
For information about eligible expenses, see https://culture.iowaeda.com/UserDocs/grant/iac-iowaartistfellowship-2024guidelines.pdf#page=3.