Foreland Fellowship

The Foreland Fellowship provides a free 1,000 square foot studio at Foreland to an exceptional artist who identifies as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, AAPI or as a person of color. Foreland acknowledges that structural barriers exist to make participation in the art world more difficult for artists of color. We are striving to develop a community that looks like the world we want to live in: strongly diverse, mutually supportive and culturally significant. The Fellowship studio is located within our campus comprised of 31 artist studios, exhibition spaces, event spaces and a café. In addition to the studio, this fellowship includes professional development opportunities such as studio visits with curators and/or galleries; exposure to the network of prestigious artists who base their studio practice at Foreland; and access to Foreland’s ancillary initiatives including events, programs, fairs, and exhibitions. **Please note that this opportunity does not include housing or supplemental funding.**

The Fellowship runs from June 1 to November 30, 2022.


-Applicants must identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, AAPI or as a person of color

-Applicants should live full or part-time within 60 miles of Catskill, NY, or be willing to relocate near the opportunity for the timeline awarded. (Housing is not included with the Fellowship.)

-Students are not eligible for the Fellowship

-Artists working in any visual medium may apply

-Artists who have a sustained practice of working in a collaborative partnership of up to two people may apply together (please submit a single application)


The Fellow will receive a free 1,000 square foot studio for six months from June 1 to November 30, 2022. The studio is fully private, with multiple windows, fiber optic internet, a utility sink and individual temperature control.


Applications are now closed.


Submissions will be reviewed by a panel including Ebony Haynes, Director of 52 Walker Street, and Ruba Katrib, Curator at MoMA PS1.


Application opens:  December 6, 2021

Application closes: January 31, 2022

All applicants informed of their status: by March 15, 2022

Fellowship period: June 1 to November 30, 2022

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