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  • 2015 Windgate Fellowship Awards

    Now in its tenth year, the Windgate Fellowship Award continues to be one of the most prestigious and sought-after awards for emerging craft artists in America.  Each year more than 120 universities from across the United States are invited to nominate two graduating seniors with exemplary skill to apply for a fellowship award of $15,000 to support a project that will further their careers and contribute to the advancement of the field. Ten fellowships are awarded each year.

    The 2015 Windgate Fellowship award cycle is now open, applications are by invitation only.  Each participating university can nominate up to two students per year.

    If you work for an accredited institution with a strong art, craft or design program and are interested in participating, please contact Anna Helgeson, Grants and Office Coordinator at

    University contacts for the 2015 Windgate Fellowship program must be selected by September 26, 2014. The deadline for the institution to nominate two students will be Friday, November 21, 2014. The deadline for student online applications is February 6, 2015. The 2015 Windgate Fellows will be announced in April, 2015.

    To view work by previously awarded Fellows, please see ‘Past Windgate Awards’ on the left-hand column of the page.


    2015 CCCD Internship Opportunities

    Each term (Spring, Summer & Fall) The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) will recruit up to three interns to assist with special projects, lead docent tours, and/or assist with gallery administration. An internship with CCCD provides an opportunity to experience first-hand the workings of a nonprofit organization and gallery.


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