8/23 Gen-I NOW: Creative Native Call for Art Deadline EXTENSION

The 2nd Annual Creative Native Call for Art is sponsored by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). This year we are excited to announce the deadline has been extended to September 20, 2019 11:59 PM EST.
 

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8/2 Gen-I NOW: Creative Native Call for Art

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the 2019 Creative Native Call for Art.

Creative Native is a call for art that supports young Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing them with an opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and an award of $200.

The 2nd Annual Creative Native Call for Art is sponsored by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and Indian Country Counts.Examples of submissions include, but are not limited to: paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, beadwork, carvings, baskets, etc.
Application Deadline: August 9, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

SUBMIT ART HERE

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Self-identify as Indigenous;  
  • Be between the ages of 5 and 24 years old by the application deadline;  and
  • Currently reside in the United States.

Click here for a complete list of Rules & Guidelines.

SUBMITTING YOUR ART:
Submissions will be accepted electronically through the Creative Native Entry Form. Submissions are due at 11:59 PM EST August 9, 2019.

*To be eligible for the State of Native Youth report cover art, artists must be between the ages of 15-24 years old.

**Each artist may submit one art submission to the 2019 Call for Art. Artists may submit up to three (3) images of their artwork, displaying alternate angles and perspectives if needed.
SUBMISSION SPECIFICATIONS:Portrait Dimensions: 8.5in X 11in Quality: 250 to 300 pixels per inch (ppi) Format options: .png, .psd, .ai.

For a front and back continuous cover page:
Landscape Dimensions: 17in x 11in Quality: 250 to 300 pixels per inch (PPI) Format options: .png, .psd, .ai.

If you have any questions, please contact Tashia Arnold at tashia.arnold@aspeninstitute.org or call 202-464-4332.

 

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7/24 Gen-I NOW: Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

This Gen-I NOW Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship.

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations), in partnership with The Henry Luce Foundation (Luce), is proud to launch the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship. The new fellowship program will award 10 fellowships of $50,000 each to outstanding Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in either reservation and/or urban settings.

This fellowship is intended to support Native knowledge holders and knowledge makers that embody exceptional creativity, progressive and critical thinking, and the potential to significantly move forward their field in ways that will ultimately lead to broad, transformative impacts for Indigenous communities.

Application Deadline: September, 13, 2019 by 5pm MDT

First Nations provides a $50,000 award that may be used flexibly over 12 months. The start date of the fellowship is January 1, 2020, and the end date is December 31, 2020.

After 12 months, fellows will be eligible to apply for a supplemental grant of $25,000 to extend their work for another year and help mentor the next cohort of fellows.

The deadline to apply for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship is Friday, September 13, 2019. Complete applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Applicants must be a member of a federal- or state-recognized Native American or Alaska Native tribe or community, Native Hawaiian, or demonstrate significant and long-standing engagement with and commitment to an Indigenous community in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be engaged in the development, perpetuation and/or dissemination of knowledge in their field.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

TO APPLY:

Create an account here. The application includes several sections that ask applicants to provide their contact information, demographic information, and three short essays. The online application also requires that applicants upload several attachments during the online submission process. Attachments include:

  • Resume;
  • Two References;
  • One Photograph;
  • Additional supporting materials (optional), which demonstrate the applicant’s commitment to his or her tribal community; and
  • Consent form (optional).

For more information on the fellowship, visit https://www.firstnations.org/rfps/likf-1/.


 

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7/17 Gen-I NOW: 2nd Creative Native Call for Art

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the 2nd Creative Native Call for Art.

Creative Native is a call for art that supports young Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing them with an opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and an award of $200. An artist between the ages of 15-24 will also be recognized as the grand prize winner and have their art featured on the cover of CNAY’s 2019 State of Native Youth report. The cover artist will be flown to Washington, D.C. to participate in the report release event in November. Click here to read about last year’s cover artist and the other winners.

The 2nd Annual Creative Native Call for Art is sponsored by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and Indian Country Counts.

This year's Call for Art prompt is:

"I am a Native youth and I count. What does citizenship and sense of belonging mean to me?"

This year's theme focuses on the Census, and what ‘belonging’ and ‘counting’ means to Native youth. Examples of submissions include, but are not limited to: paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, beadwork, carvings, baskets, etc.


Application Deadline: August 9, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

 

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