ArtsLink
International
Fellowships

Supporting international artists, curators, and arts leaders in developing socially engaged practices in the US and at home

The ArtsLink International Fellowships program supports pioneering artists, curators, and arts leaders from our network countries in developing socially engaged practices in the US and at home. Starting in 2021, the program focuses on the climate emergency and human rights. Priority is given to artists and arts leaders whose socially engaged work is furthering people’s awareness, understanding, and active participation in environmental and/or social justice issues.

The multi-year Fellowship offers a virtual research residency hosted by leading arts organizations in the US, including Puerto Rico, and supports the resulting collaborative projects in the US and the artists’ home countries. This unique 3-year approach fosters a long-term dialogue between artists and citizens across nations vital to the building of a global civil, compassionate and equitable society.

YEAR 1    US Residency

Fellows lead a 6-week research residency facilitated by their US host institution

YEAR 2    Project in the US

Fellows collaborate with US organization(s) and individual artist(s) on a follow-up project in the US

YEAR 3     Project in Home Country

Fellows collaborate with US organization(s) and individual artist(s) on a follow-up project in their home country

Eligible Countries

Applicants must be citizens of one of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

FUNDERS

ArtsLink International Fellowships are funded by Trust for Mutual Understanding, Kettering Family Philanthropies, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and public donations