AAAS Community Arts Fellow Proposals Now Open

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Add to Calendar 2019-06-04 00:00:00 2019-07-22 00:00:00 AAAS Community Arts Fellow Proposals Now Open

The Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center (CEC) seeks proposals for a Community Arts Fellow for Autumn 2019. The CEC is the community engagement and social responsibility extension of the Department. 

The CEC is located at 905 Mount Vernon Avenue on the near eastside of Columbus. It is a historically Black neighborhood that while once rich in culture and industry is now under-resourced and many of its residents struggle with the economic and social realities of poverty. The AAASCEC hopes to bring to the center a wide array of academic engagement, research, and other services from across the University and through partnership with organizations outside of the University.

Community members who are actively engaged in community arts activities are invited to submit a proposalto be a Community Arts Fellow. The Fellow will design a community arts program to be held at the CEC for 10-12 weeks in autumn 2019, beginning as early as August 19, 2019 and concluding no later than December 20, 2019. Proposed programs can be in any realm of the arts (visual, performance, literary/poetry, music, etc.), but the program must be designed appropriate to the space and design of the CEC.

Proposals should include the following information:

  •  A cover page that includes contact information: full name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.
  • An artist statement (300-500 words).
  • A program description that includes purpose/goals of the program; specific activities and    b. blearning/expressive outcome goals; target number of participants; promotion and marketing plan for recruiting participants; desired outcomes for the program; and target participants/demographics (up to 1,000 words).
  • A weekly schedule that includes a at least two contact hours per week with program participants.

The proposals and two letters of reference are due July 22, 2019 and should be submitted to Candace Gaiters at gaiters.9@osu.edu.

Inquiries can be directed to Deidre Hamlar, Associate Director, at hamlar.3@osu.edu.

The Fellow will receive an honorarium of $2,000 (taxable) divided evenly over the fellowship period. A budget of $500 for supplies will also be provided.

 

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The Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center (CEC) seeks proposals for a Community Arts Fellow for Autumn 2019. The CEC is the community engagement and social responsibility extension of the Department. 

The CEC is located at 905 Mount Vernon Avenue on the near eastside of Columbus. It is a historically Black neighborhood that while once rich in culture and industry is now under-resourced and many of its residents struggle with the economic and social realities of poverty. The AAASCEC hopes to bring to the center a wide array of academic engagement, research, and other services from across the University and through partnership with organizations outside of the University.

Community members who are actively engaged in community arts activities are invited to submit a proposalto be a Community Arts Fellow. The Fellow will design a community arts program to be held at the CEC for 10-12 weeks in autumn 2019, beginning as early as August 19, 2019 and concluding no later than December 20, 2019. Proposed programs can be in any realm of the arts (visual, performance, literary/poetry, music, etc.), but the program must be designed appropriate to the space and design of the CEC.

Proposals should include the following information:

  •  A cover page that includes contact information: full name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.
  • An artist statement (300-500 words).
  • A program description that includes purpose/goals of the program; specific activities and    b. blearning/expressive outcome goals; target number of participants; promotion and marketing plan for recruiting participants; desired outcomes for the program; and target participants/demographics (up to 1,000 words).
  • A weekly schedule that includes a at least two contact hours per week with program participants.

The proposals and two letters of reference are due July 22, 2019 and should be submitted to Candace Gaiters at gaiters.9@osu.edu.

Inquiries can be directed to Deidre Hamlar, Associate Director, at hamlar.3@osu.edu.

The Fellow will receive an honorarium of $2,000 (taxable) divided evenly over the fellowship period. A budget of $500 for supplies will also be provided.