The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation is offering a studio residency at the Lincoln Street Studios, Rockland, Maine with a $1000.00 a month stipend. It is important to the Foundation that the studios be occupied, therefore applicants need to be in a reasonable driving distance to the location.

Residency is for six months begining September 1, 2018 ending February 28, 2019

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation announces Project Grants for Maine artists working in the visual arts.

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation offers five $5000.00 grants for projects completed within the grant year 2019. We are interested in supporting bold, compelling, risk taking work in and outside of the standard exhibition venue.

Successful projects value unconventional approaches to art making, critical dialogue, collaboration and new models of community interface. Applications may address a distinct chapter, aspect or component of a larger project.

Interventions, site specific installations, publications, curatorial projects, web or media based work is all welcome. community engagement and collaboration in and outside the arts is encouraged.

A narrative, 10 work samples, resume, and budget are required. Failure submit a final report will result in ineligibility for any further grants. Recipients must credit the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation in all public communication. Grant dollars will be delivered by December 2018 for the grant year 2019. Grant monies are taxable.This is our first time out with this offering and we very much encourage you to apply. Please submit your application through Submittable.com

And if you have any Further questions please call or email Donna McNeil at 207-594-5825, donna@ellis-beauregardfoundation.org

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation is offering a $25,000. direct unrestricted fellowship to a Maine artist working in the visual arts in recognition of exceptional original work which adds to Maine’s renowned cultural lexicon. In addition, the awardee will be granted a solo exhibition at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine. They will be also be invited to present one public lecture.


Criteria: The only criterion is artistic excellence


Requirements: Applicants must be 18 years of age or more


Applicants must have resided in the state of Maine for at least one year, additionally residing in Maine during the award year.

Applicants must work in the visual arts. This includes painting, sculpture, printmaking, media arts, social practice.

Board members, staff, and their immediate family members may not apply, nor may those artists who enjoy a  relationship that would create a conflict of interest with any staff or board member of EBF.

Application process:


Deadline: December 1, 2018


Upload a resume and 10 images and/or videos.


Applications will be reviewed by:  

Marcela Guerrer, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,  

Michelle White, Curator at the Menil, Houston, Texas

Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University


Applicants will be notified by December 31, 2018 of the awardee.


Only one award will be granted annually.


Awardees may receive one fellowship award every ten years.


Please note that grant dollars are subject to taxes

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