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Community Vitality Fellowship


More information and instructions for applying are available at Smart Growth America.

This residency is open to artists 18 years of age or older who are residents of the state of Minnesota and are eligible to work in the U.S. for the length of the residency.  The residency will not sponsor green cards, visas, or citizenship. Paperwork should be sorted out prior to residency start date, which is not flexible. The AIR must be able to work in at MnDOT headquarters in St Paul, MN for the duration of the residency. Artists working in any media are encouraged to apply, however, artists must have extensive experience with community engagement and collaboration as part of their practice. Artists at any career level may apply. The residency will include an ongoing public component including blogging and social media posts. T4America, MnDOT, SSTI, and ArtPlace retain the right to use documentation of AIR’s work, or the original work itself, in promotional materials. The AIR retains copyright to produced work.