GRANTS 12/01/08


185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609

Fellowships for historical research by creative and performing
artists, writers, filmmakers, journalists, and other persons
whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works
dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history.



The Cabin at Shotpouch Creek is a lovely cedar-and-hemlock,
two-bedroom cabin nestled in the Oregon Coast Range on a 40-
acre nature reserve about 25 miles west of Corvallis.
Applicants may request any consecutive 14 days between
March 15 and April 15, 2009. Application deadline for
Spring retreats: December 31, 2008. The Cabin at Shotpouch
Creek is a two-weeklong retreat for two participants who
wish to pursue a collaborative project, or two participants
who each have individual projects and who anticipate a
synergistic benefit from each other’s presence. At least
one of the applicants must be a writer who takes inspiration
from the natural world. Location Oregon.



The purpose of the Blacklock Nature Sanctuary Artist
Fellowship Programs is to provide artists with uninterrupted
time in a quiet natural setting to initiate or develop an
artistic project.  Professional artists in all media are
eligible to apply as individuals or in collaboration with
another artist or naturalist. Month (4 Available) – Emerging
artists who wish to work solo or in collaboration with others,
or with a mentor (defined as an established or mid-career
artist) on an artistic project may apply for the month-long
residency. Stipend: $2,000 to cover food & supplies.
Two weeks (2 Available) – Emerging artists who wish to work
alone, in collaboration, or with a mentor for two weeks.
Stipend: $1,000 to cover food or supplies. Professional
emerging artists, at least 21 years of age, who are not
currently enrolled in a BFA/MFA program, and who are
residents of Minnesota for at least one year may apply.

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