Ellis-Beauregard Foundation

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The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Fellowship in the Visual Arts


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.


The only criterion is artistic excellence


Applicants must be 18 years of age or more

Applicants must have resided in the state of Maine for at least one year prior to submission and maintain their residency 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 personal or financial relationship that would create a conflict of interest with any staff or board member of EBF.

Application process:

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Applicants are asked to submit their application through Submittable. Please go to …..

Upload a resume and 10 images and/or videos with check list.

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of experts through an anonymous review process. 

Applicants will be notified by December 31, 2017 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