The Joanne Y. Chen Taiwanese American Artist Fellowship is offered to Taiwanese American artists applying in the Crafts/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts categories of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship.
NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are awarded to originating artists living and working in the state of New York, with different disciplines being recognized each year. The Joanne Y. Chen Taiwanese American Artist Fellowship is awarded annually to a Taiwanese American artist resident in New York State. The winner of this award will receive an unrestricted grant of $7,000 to fund their artistic vision or voice.
Joanne Y. Chen (1949-2015) was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jung-Chieh Kuo and wife of Taiwanese American Art Council President Dr. Lung Fong Chen. Born in Tainan, Taiwan, she was raised and educated in Japan, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the Sophia University in Tokyo, and a Master’s Degree in Sociology from New York University. Joanne Y. Chen was a supporter of the local community, a paragon of moral integrity, and a role model for Taiwanese Americans.
For more information including eligibility guidelines, visit: http://current.nyfa.org/post/156004044243/joanne-y-chen-taiwanese-american-artist
Deadline: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM (EST)
Image: George McMahon (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)