Fields Artist Fellowship
Advancing artists careers and sustaining their commitment to community.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED MAY 2 – JUNE 15, 2023.
FUTURE APPLICATIONS WILL BE INVITED BIENNIALLY (APPROXIMATELY EVERY 2 YEARS).
The Fields Artist Fellowship was created to support individuals who address important issues in their communities and create meaningful change through creativity and cultural expression.
The program was established in partnership with Oregon Humanities in 2019 to bring increased access, community impact, and visibility to Oregon-based artists and culture bearers while helping OCF and OH explore support structures for cultural leaders across the state.
Learn more about the program and awarded Fellows on our Community Impact page.
2023 Application Cycle
The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) and Oregon Humanities (OH) are collaborating to invest in individual artists, culture bearers, and their communities through the Fields Artist Fellowship. For the next fellowship cycle, OCF and OH will award four Fields Artist Fellows $150,000 each over a two-year period. Fellows also receive robust professional development, networking, and community-building opportunities throughout the fellowship. Eight finalists will also receive a one-time award of $10,000.
Fields Artist Fellowships were previously awarded in 2019 and 2021 to advance Fellows’ careers and develop creative and meaningful responses to the opportunity gap in Oregon. In 2021, eight additional finalists also received $10,000 in support of their work.
The third cohort of the Fields Artist Fellowship aims to support artists and culture bearers who are at a pivotal moment or inflection point in their careers, where the fellowship can provide meaningful impact over the two-year term. The goals of the current fellowship cycle are to:
- Enable Fields Artist Fellows to advance their artistic work and careers
- Honor and sustain their commitment to creating social change within their community
How to Apply
The next application will open from May 2 – June 15, 2023 in SlideRoom, our online portal.