Lincoln Arts Council, in cooperation with the Kimmel Foundation and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, announces two special Mayor’s Arts Awards available to emerging artists and writers working in Lincoln, Nebraska. Begun in 2009, the Lincoln Mayor’s Kimmel Foundation Award includes a two-week residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City and a $1000 stipend. The awards will go to one emerging visual artist and one emerging writer. Only artists working in Lincoln, Nebraska, through year-end 2011 will be considered for this year’s award. Award winners will be chosen by staff and current artists-in-residence of the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
An application including an application form and support materials must be mailed to Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 3rd Corso, Nebraska City, NE, 68410 by March 1, 2011.
Application materials and guidelines are available at www.khncenterforthearts.org. There is no application fee to apply.
Award winners will be notified by the Lincoln Arts Council and recognized at the Lincoln Mayors Arts Awards on June 8, 2011.