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 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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