In 1999, the Arts Council of Indianapolis, with generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc., established the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship program. This biennial fellowship grant is awarded to artists and arts administrators to be used for research, instruction, travel, conference attendance, apprenticeships or other skill-building opportunities, or other experiences that will help the recipients explore their artistry, refresh their creativity and recharge their spirit.
The Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Program awards thirty $10,000 fellowships to qualified professional artists, or an arts administrator employed by a nonprofit organization. Qualified applicants must also meet the following criteria:
To learn more about the impact of this fellowship, watch the video Recharged: The Art of Creative Renewal, created through a collaboration of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and WFYI.