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Artist Call: Blau-Gold Studio/Teaching Fellowship

For SF Bay Area artists

The Blau-Gold Studio/ Teaching Fellowship (BGSTF) is made possible by a gift from the estate of the late Lonny Darwin, a supporter of education and the arts. The Fellowship, named for Ms. Darwin’s late mother, Emmy Blau- Gold, is designed to support an emerging artist for one year by providing free studio space and a monetary stipend. In keeping with Root Division’s mission, the Fellow will teach in Root Division’s Youth Education Program and be an active participant in the Studios Program.

In exchange for service within the organization with a focus on teaching youth, the BGSTF will receive:

-Free studio space for 12 months in our Studios Program located at 3175 17th Street, SF
-Teaching Stipend of $1000
-Artist Stipend of $800 for art materials/ production costs
-A unique opportunity and experience teaching youth


-Demonstrate excellence in his/ her studio practice and/or art-making
-Reside within the Bay Area (defined as one of the 9 Bay Area counties)
-Have one year of experience teaching or facilitating projects with groups
-Have a passion for working with under-served communities
-Be available to contribute 20 volunteer hours per month to the organization, which includes at least one weekday afternoon per week, and
-Commit one year to the Fellowship/Studios Program: July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

Deadline: 06-01-2013
Root Division
San Francisco, CA

Emily Doman
Phone: 415.863.7668

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