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Artist Fellowship

Now Accepting Applications

Deadline Nov 30, 2023


House of the Lorde is accepting applications from Chicago-based movement/performance artists whose work, beliefs, and ways of living are aligned with the tenets of Black Feminism. Those who identify as Queer, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

This 6-month fellowship (Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2024) offers
 the following:
- $1000 artist stipend ($200 per month)

-10 hrs/wk rehearsal space at House of the Lorde (Chicago)

- Coaching support for developing/strengthening crucial artistic materials such as a website, artist statement, or resume/CV.

- Assistance with producing up to 2 public-facing events such as work-in-progress showings, panels, etc.


Email us at with the below:
1. A paragraph (250-300 words max) or a link to a 5-min video introducing us to you, your work, and why you're interested in the fellowship. 

2. A link to your work samples (website,
5 mins of video, or 3-5 images), along with 2-3 sentences describing the work samples and how they relate to your current artistic practice. 

Selected individuals will be invited to a meeting (in-person or on Zoom) with the co-founders. One finalist will be chosen as the 2024 fellow by the end of the 2023 calendar year.

Deadline to submit: Nov 30, 2023

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