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Nightly cost for a resident is $60. That covers a private
room, three meals and, in the case of visual artists, studio space.
For those applicants seeking financial support, MACA offers two
During the fall and winter, the Center offers fellowships for writers, musicians and visual artists.
Mary Foote Fellowship for a visual artist. Deadline: Jan 1, 2007 [10 nights, $200 stipend, complete by June 30, 2007]
Dorothy Norton Clay Fellowship(2) for writers. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2007 [10 nights, $200 stipend, complete by July 31, 2007
Ralph W Bourne, Jr Fellowship for a musician. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2007 [5 nights, $100 stipend, complete by Aug. 31, 2007
Henry Faurest Memorial Fellowships for art educators (2). Deadline:Feb. 15, 2007
[ 10 night fellowships for an art educator teaching in the K-12 area; and an art educator, 55 and up, who is retired or still teaching K-12, college level or part-time art classes] $200 stipend, complete by August 31, 2007.
Bonnie Rough, Minneapolis, MN and Stephanie Allen, Breenbelt, MD (Dorothy Norton Clay Fellowships
Hilda Demsky, NYC(retired) and Sandy Sasso (art educator), Murray, KY (Henry Faurest Memorial Fellowships
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Work exchange assistance may be available on an as
needed basis to those who qualify. Work exchange grants require assisting in
the operation of MACA. Work exchange residents are expected to assist 20 hours
a week - duties vary.
A deposit of 20% of your total residency cost is
required 30 days prior to the beginning of your stay. For residents whose stays
are scheduled with less than 30 days notice, deposits are due immediately upon
scheduling. Until deposits are received reservations are not guaranteed.
Deposits and application fees are nonrefundable and non-transferable. Other
fees may be refunded only with 30 days prior written notice. Payments for
scheduled days are also non-transferable and non-refundable. Should a resident
decide to leave earlier than scheduled, no refunds will be made.
Anderson Center for the Arts, which is in Southern Indiana, is only 15 minutes
from Louisville, Kentucky. If you will be arriving by plane in Louisville,
please let us know your arrival and departure time and we will have you picked
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directions in Adobe Acrobat format, or go to our contact
page to view them.
Upon your arrival, you will be assigned a bedroom in
Loftus House. While every attempt is made to honor requests for specific rooms,
no guarantee can be made. All residents share bathroom facilities. All Center
facilities are non-smoking.
is self-serve. Lunch and dinner can be taken at Mt. St. Francis Retreat Center,
which is across the street, Monday through Friday. Meals on Saturday and Sunday
are self-serve in Loftus.
While the Mary
Anderson Center is your home away from home, it is also shared with other
residents. Thus use the time to be creative and interact with artists from
other areas. We do have a phone line which can be used for internet access on
the second floor; residents are welcome to use their computers at the
Spring and autumn are especially unpredictable seasons. It is not unusual for
the temperature to climb into the 80s one day, only to plummet to the 40s the
next. Summers tend to be hot and very humid. Winters are unpredictable, but
generally the really cold weather doesn't start until January. Because the
center is in the Knobs (hills) of Indiana, the area gets more snow and storms
Attire is casual. If you like to hike, wear walking shoes, socks
and long pants since the woods is home to deer and thus, deer ticks (early
spring throughout early fall). Chiggers are also prevalent. Bring insect
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"Wonderful day. Slept watchless, weightless
... woke early, made breakfast, tromped through snow drifts to the studio. The
tree outside my bedroom window was flocked white and outfitted with winter
birds - nuthatch, chickadee, junco. BLISS."
- Lois Main Templeton, painter,