Ends on May 28, 2017


Targeting artists at pivotal stages in their professional careers, the Walthall Artist Fellowship is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 year. Specifically, by providing artists with the necessary resources, community-base, and networks, the Fellowship empowers selected artists to significantly advance and define their careers. Artists of a variety of disciplines are encouraged to apply. Application is competitive; attendance of all events is mandatory. Please consider this commitment when applying. The tentative schedule of events is listed below.


Participation in the Walthall Fellowship includes the following:

  • Eight monthly symposia with Atlanta‚Äôs leading arts professionals. Covered topics include understanding contracts and intellectual property, working with institutions, marketing your work, and building a portfolio. Dates include July 8th, August 12th, September 16th, October 14th, November 11th, December 9th, January 13th, and February 10th.

  • Eight monthly roundtables in which Fellows, as a cohort, lead discussion about critical issues to their practice. Dates include July 12th, August 16th, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th, December 13th, January 17th, and February 21st.

  • Individualized one-to-one informal mentorships for each Fellow.

  • A 5-day residency on Ossabaw Island March

  • A group exhibition featuring all twelve Fellows--tentatively held in July 2018.


Applicants must be able to attend 100% of the program in order to be selected.


The Walthall Artist Fellowship is open to artists of a variety of disciplines. Artists who will be enrolled in BFA or MFA programs at any point during the program are not eligible.


Any additional questions please contact our Arts Innovation and Event Specialist, Iman Person, at iman@wonderroot.org


The deadline to submit an application is Sunday, May 28th.

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