2021 ABAKANOWICZ FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION
The Abakanowicz Arts and Culture Charitable Foundation (AACCF), in collaboration with the Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association, is pleased to announce the second annual Abakanowicz Community and Ecological Fieldwork and Research Fellowship.
AACCF was established in 2018 to promote the legacy of Magdalena Abakanowicz and to fund programs that investigate concepts of human creativity, the role of art as a visual language within cultures and a dynamic force within contemporary society, and the intersection of art and other modes of inquiry for the purposes of extending the meaning and relevance of Abakanowicz’s art and its underlying ideas.
Application for the grant will be extended to 1st- and 2nd-year fieldwork students in good standing within the Community, Liberation, Indigenous, and Eco-Psychologies M.A./Ph.D. specialization at Pacifica Graduate Institute. The fellowship offers between $1,000 and $4,250 to accepted applicants. Applicants must submit a brief essay outlining the relevance of their fieldwork and research to the mission of the Abakanowicz Arts and Cultural Charitable Foundation (see Selection Criteria) and agree to submit a short report at the end of the fellowship period (Winter 2021). Applicants are encouraged to engage in research about Magdalena Abakanowicz’s life and art.
All grant application materials (application, essay) must be received
in the Office of Alumni Relations by June 20th, 2021
by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by mail (PGIAA, 1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 728, Montecito, CA 93108).
Successful applicants will be announced July 5, 2021.
Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the selection criteria and follow closely the guidelines outlined in the application form.
Selection Committee Members:
Lorraine Warren (email@example.com)
Susan Grelock (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Harry Grammer (email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hawkins Lewis (email@example.com)
Dianne Travis-Teague (firstname.lastname@example.org)
About Magdalena Abakanowicz
Selected Articles, and Research
(The following materials are registered by their respective copyright holders and are for grant application reference only.)
Please contact Mary Watkins for access to Abakanowicz’s autobiography Fate and Art: MWatkins@pacifica.edu
About the Abakanowicz Foundation Arts & Culture Grant
The Abakanowicz Arts and Culture Charitable Foundation (AACCF or the Foundation) was founded in 2018 and is comprised of a European financial board with an American artistic committee with the mission to: 1) pursue the aim of understanding and promoting, under any shape or form, the art world and legacy of Magdalena Abakanowicz, and; 2) fund programs that investigate concepts of human creativity, the role of art as a visual language within cultures and dynamic force within contemporary society, and the intersection of art and other modes of inquiry for the purposes of extending the meaning and relevance of Magdalena Abakanowicz’s art and its underlying ideas.