Due July 31 by midnight
Applications are NOW OPEN for The Union's 2016/17 Fellowship Program cohort. This will be the first group of artists to go through the revamped now 11-month long program in our new space at the Blue Lion. Lots of great changes have been made to the program, be sure to check out all the new additional benefits of becoming a Union Fellow and how to apply.
Opening Reception: Friday July 4th, 6-9PM
Wanda D. Ewing Gallery // 2520 North 24th Street
Runs through July 30th
The Union is pleased to present Presence of Labor - an installation by Union Fellowship Alum Sarah Kolar in the Wanda D. Ewing Gallery. The work recalls the dynamic relationship between the consumption that commodity obsessed culture imposes and the form of the structures presented.
We have created a survey -- Pathways of Engagement -- to begin a dialogue with residents living in Omaha about the barriers to arts access they might currently face. The results of the survey will help shape many of our programs as we continue to grow and evolve. With our expanded space and improved resources, we are truly excited to have an opportunity to better connect with our neighbors—and the greater Omaha community at large.
We would sincerely appreciate your input!
The Fellowship Program combines our mission and vision, offering an experience for our local artists that not only supports their creative process, but also provides them with opportunities to engage north Omaha residents in mutually beneficial ways. Once per year, a jury helps us to select five artists living in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area to serve as fellows. We accept applications from artists and collectives working in any creative discipline and at any career level.
Previously a six-month program, the fellowship has been extended to eleven months. In the past, fellows have been required to contribute 25 hours of community service in north Omaha. In 2016/17, the fellowship cohort will, for the first time, collaborate on the development and implementation of a socially engaged public project, with an expected contribution of 60 hours per fellow over the course of the program. In exchange for this commitment The Union provides each fellow with:
Applications are now open for our 2016/17 Fellowship Program, which will begin in November 2016. Applications are due by midnight on July 31, 2016.
PLEASE READ OUR FELLOWSHIP FAQs + TIPS + GUIDELINES BEFORE BEGINNING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.