2020 Da Vinci Fellows Open Call

2020 Da Vinci Fellows Open Call

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Founded by 9 Italian immigrant artists in 1931, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has continuously served as a space of creative refuge.

Inspired by the vision of DVAA founders, The Da Vinci Fellowship Program was created in 2018 to better serve the DVAA Membership and the evolving arts communities throughout Philadelphia. The two tracks funded by the Joseph Robert Foundation are named for founding member, Severo Antonelli, and local arts leader, Kathryn Pannepacker. The Da Vinci Fellowship program builds off of our founding mission by annually supporting Philadelphia-based artists, curators and DVAA members. This opportunity opens up our space to perspectives and artists who could not otherwise afford our rental fees. These fellowship tracks further open DVAA’s doors to under-represented voices, innovative ideas, and artistic exploration.

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There are two fellowships at DVAA:

The Severo Antonelli Fellow
An opportunity for a Philadelphia-based artist to present a solo show of their artwork.
More info and apply here

The Kathryn Pannepacker Fellow
An opportunity for an emerging, Philadelphia- based curator to develop an exhibition exploring social, political, or cultural content that engages local communities.
More info and apply here
Nicholas Kripal

Nicholas Kripal is an InLiquid artist member.…

Nicholas Kripal is an InLiquid artist member.…

Nicholas Kripal is an InLiquid artist member.…

Carla J Fisher

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life.…

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life. Through free motion machine embroidery, she seeks the viewer’s visceral response…

Carla J Fisher uses thread and throwaways to symbolize how even the tired, used, and totally spent can experience new life. Through free motion machine embroidery, she seeks the viewer’s visceral response of surprise as they…

Leslie Grigsby

Leslie, a career professional in the museum field, lives in Wilmington, Delaware and creates her artworks in glass seed beads…

Leslie, a career professional in the museum field, lives in Wilmington, Delaware and creates her artworks in glass seed beads and thread. Leslie's works variously are inspired by science fiction,…

Leslie, a career professional in the museum field, lives in Wilmington, Delaware and creates her artworks in glass seed beads and thread. Leslie's works variously are inspired by science fiction, science fact, art history…

Leila Cartier

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied…

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied Arabic Language at Depaul University with a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.…

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied Arabic Language at Depaul University with a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.…

Jared C. Balogh
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