Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship Program

The application period for the 2013 Fellowship cycle is now closed.

The Bradley Family Foundation administers the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists program. The program, funded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund, has two components. The fellowship program provides unrestricted funds for Established and Emerging artists to create new work or complete work in progress. The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Suitcase Export Fund for Visual Art was created to help artists with the cost of exhibiting their work outside the four-county area (Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington). Both programs are open to practicing artists residing in the four-county area. Sixty-seven fellowships have been awarded since the program began in 2003.

Three workshops will be offered to help prospective applicants better understand the application process. Polly Morris, executive director of the Lynden Sculpture Garden, who administers the fellowship program, will be joined by current and past Nohl Fellows at these informal sessions. The workshops are free and open to the new applicants as well as those who have applied in the past.

• Monday, September 9, 2013, 6-7:30 pm at Ayzha Fine Arts Gallery, The Shops at the Grand Avenue Mall, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., 2nd floor (enter at 3rd Street & Wisconsin Avenue). This session is co-sponsored by Wisconsin Visual Artists.
• Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 6-7:30 pm at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th St. This session is co-sponsored by WPCA.
• Sunday, September 15, 2013, 10:30 am-12 noon at Jazz Gallery, a Riverwest Community Art Center, 926 E. Center St. This session is co-sponsored by Riverwest Artist Association.

Nohl Fellows will be selected by a panel of recognized visual arts professionals working outside the four-county area: Naomi Beckwith, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Evan J. Garza, Exhibitions & Public Programs Coordinator at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Co-founder and Assistant Director of Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR); and Gretchen Wagner, Curator, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis. In addition to receiving an award, Nohl Fellows will participate in an exhibition in the autumn of 2014. An exhibition catalogue will be published and disseminated nationally.

For further information:
Polly Morris
Lynden Sculpture Garden
2145 W. Brown Deer Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 446-8794
pmorris@lyndensculpturegarden.org


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