2016 McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists Online Application Site

Administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Follow along with the video using this downloadable McKnight info session pdf of the presentation.

Past McKnight Fellows' Artist Statements

Welcome to the McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists online application site. To begin, please click on "Login" at the far left. There you must create a new account, even if you have applied for this fellowship before. Once logged in, click on "Online Application" to submit all information associated with your application.

You can return to this site and access your account as many times as you like until you complete your submission. Once you click "Complete Submission," you will no longer be able to log in and make any changes to your submission.

Please note: All applications must be submitted online.

Download a copy of the 2016 McKnight guidelines here.

Application Deadline

Friday, April 1, 2016
Noon (12:00 p.m.) CT

You will not be able to upload files after noon (12:00 p.m.) CT. Please plan ahead to make sure your system is compatible with the application process. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Studio visits with finalists will take place on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23. Finalists will receive a phone call scheduling a studio visit by Friday, May 6. All other applicants will receive email notifications. Fellowship recipients will be announced no later than Monday, June 6, 2016.

Information Sessions

Kerry Morgan, program director, will conduct information sessions to go over the application process, both its content and technical aspects.

A video recording of the information session at MCAD will be available online after February 26, 2016.

Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Auditorium 150
2501 Stevens Ave.
*2015 McKnight Fellow Kelly O'Brien will be a co-presenter

Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Springboard for the Arts
Suite 270
308 Prince Street
St. Paul
2015 McKnight Fellows Tracy Krumm and Luis Fitch will be co-presenters

Applicants are also welcome to schedule one-on-one meetings (in person or over the phone) with the program director or fellowship coordinator before submitting their applications online. To schedule a meeting please call (612) 874-3667.

For further information, contact:

Kerry Morgan
Program Director

Nathan Lewis
Fellowship Coordinator