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Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship


What is it?

The Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship is a $7,500 unrestricted award given to a Kentucky artist who has achieved a
high level of excellence and creativity in their work.

Who’s eligible?

Professional Kentucky songwriters who are responsible for creating their own work, not interpreting the work of others.

What’s the deadline to apply?

Completed applications and all required materials must be submitted no later than March 15, 2019.

How do I apply?

  1. Carefully review the program guidelines.
  2. Prepare work samples for submission.
  3. Complete and submit the online application.

If I receive an award, what are my responsibilities?

If I have questions, who can help me?

Tamara Coffey
Organization Support and Individual Artist Director
tamara.coffey@ky.gov
502-892-3121
888-833-2787 (toll free)

Page last updated: January 18, 2019
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