The Donald and Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship
The Fellowship provides one grant per year to an emerging or mid-career artist, working in a traditional representational manner, for painting or study in Europe during the year following application. Applicant must be a US resident. The award to the winning Fellow is $5000. The painter need not be a landscape painter. The funds in the award are intended to defray costs of travel both to and within Europe, and to help to defray costs of lodging, meals, and art materials, etc.
Application may be made at any time but must be received by December 15th of the year preceding the year of travel. For travel in 2018, applications are due by December 15, 2017. The winner will be notified on February 1, 2018. Travel must be completed between April and October 2018 The winning Fellow will be offered a one-week exhibition, in October of the travel year, at the Newburyport Art Association. At the time of notification, the winner will be asked to accept or decline the exhibition offer. The successful Fellow will be required to submit a brief narrative of his/her experience while on the the Fellowship and will be required to submit images of the work accomplished during the Fellowship with permission for the Fellowship, and the Newburyport Art Association, to use these images for publicity purposes, etc., to promote the Fellowship.
Although there are no restrictions on the Fellow's disbursement of the grant, it is intended and understood that the funds are provided strictly for the use of the Fellow and are not provided to cover expenses for traveling companions. Fellows are reminded, should they not already possess a passport, that applying for a passport and for any necessary visas is the responsibility of the Fellow, who is cautioned that this can be a lengthy process.
Applications are made through the website of the Newburyport Art Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity.