Administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Welcome to the McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists online application site. To begin, please click on "Entry Form" and then follow the link to "Create an Account." There you must create a new account, even if you have applied for this fellowship before. Once logged in, you can submit all information associated with your application by clicking on any of the tabs above.

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 2018 McKnight guidelines here.

Download a pdf of the 2018 McKnight information session.

Application Deadline

Friday, March 30, 2018
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 Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26. Finalists will receive a phone call scheduling a studio visit by Friday, May 11. All other applicants will receive email notifications. Fellowship recipients will be announced no later than Monday, June 11, 2018.

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 will be available online after February 12.

Monday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Auditorium 150
2501 Stevens Ave.
*2017 McKnight Fellow Bruce Tapola will be a co-presenter.

Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Springboard for the Arts
Suite 270
308 Prince Street
St. Paul
*2017 McKnight Fellow Terry Gydesen will be a co-presenter.

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 612.874.3803.

For further information, contact:

Kerry Morgan
Program Director

Melanie Pankau
Fellowship Coordinator