2019-2020 Brandon Fellowship Application


Thank you for your interest in the Brandon Fellowship! Below are the important dates you will need to remember for this year's application.

Please read the overview and criteria for eligibility (click button below). We encourage you to visit GCCA during First Fridays between 6 - 9pm to meet the current Brandon Fellows, view their work, and hear about their experiences in the Fellowship.

2019 Dates & Deadlines:

June 7, 9am - Application Period Opens (application posted on GCCA website)

July 12, 5pm - Application Period Closes

July 18 - Committee notifies selected applicants to schedule interview (Notifications sent via e-mail)

July 19 - Interviews

July 25 - Candidates are notified of acceptance to the Fellowship

August 2, 7pm (during First Friday) - Introduction of the 2019-2020 Brandon Fellows to the public

September 2 - 5 - New Fellows move into studios

September 6 - New Fellows’ studios are open during First Friday



The application period is from June 7, 9:00am to July 12, 5:00pm

You may apply online or pick up a paper application at the GCCA front desk between June 7 - July 12. Please do not send your information via email or mail prior to the application period. If you have any questions, please email Marlowe Schuck at Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

The following information is required on the application.

Legal Status
US Citizen or Permanent Resident

What Race and/or Ethnicity do you identify with?
i.e. African American, Hispanic, White, Asian, etc.

Portfolio Images
Supported image types: jpg, gif, png
5 images of artwork (each photo should be of a different piece of art, not a detail shot of the same piece)

Statement of Expected Benefits
The statement of expected benefits is a few paragraphs on how you think the Brandon Fellowship will further your plans for a career as an artist, whatever these plans may be (further education, becoming established in the local arts community, building a portfolio for other ventures, etc.) You may also mention what benefit you envision from working with a mentor, and what type of mentor you would like to work with.

Resume and Employment History

Two References
Name, Email, Phone #, Mailing Address
Reference letters must be sent directly to Marlowe Whitaker, Operations Manager.
- Email attachment to Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org
- Mail to Greenville Center for Creative Arts, PO Box 2206, Greenville, SC 29602

Financial Statement
The financial statement can be an official document such as a tax return or school loan letters, or a written statement detailing your general financial situation regarding job, housing, etc.

Proof of citizenship or legal residence
Examples: passport, birth certificate, ID card, Social Security card, U.S. military photo ID card, Indian tribal photo ID card

Proof of Greenville County residence
Examples: Utility bill, bank statement, rent receipt, insurance policy statement, tax receipt

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Marlowe Schuck, Operations Manager, at Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org or 864-735-3948 ext. 3