Last call!
Date – August 11-13, 2017
Location – Camp Bingle on Harding Lake

  • Airfare for Yukon Koyukuk School District Students & meals are included
  • Overnight at camp Friday – Sunday
  • Open to youth entering grades 8-12

For more information contact Andrea Durny at adurny@yksd.com or (907) 374-9424.

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Call for Applications

The 2016 Artist in Business Leadership Program

is an independent business arts fellowship program that features a working capital grant of $5,000 to be used to support a one year marketing plan/strategy or business goal as defined by the artist applicant. Artists will receive technical assistance, a professional network of peers, as well as travel funds to participate in First People’s fund individualized professional development workshops. The fellowship also provides a focus on new works to stimulate creativity and a renewal of energy in Native art expression.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Artist applicants must be in mid career (5+ years) in their experience in marketing their art at Indian art markets, galleries, and have wholesale experience
  • Artists will have chosen art as a means to obtain economic self-sufficiency for their family and to establish themselves as independent, credible artists with viable community based businesses,
  • Be a member of a Northern Great Plains tribe located in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Western Dakota of Minnesota, Nebraska, the Eastern Plateau region of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, a tribe from the Great Lakes Region of Minnesota, Michigan, or Wisconsin, a tribe belonging to the U.S. Eastern Seaboard states, Oklahoma, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. Affiliated Canadian First Nations artist applicants are eligible.
  • Must demonstrate a strong vision and articulated plan for implementing effective market strategies over the one-year fellowship period and will effectively use this opportunity to explore New Works and demonstrate marketing initiative effectively.

Grant amount: $5,000

Application deadline: September 15, 2015

  • Please click here to start a new application:

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