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  OkNo Gallery
  Chelyabinsk, Russia

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2005-2006 Trust for Mutual Understanding /
Vermont Studio Center Award Program

The Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU) and the Vermont Studio Center (VSC) are pleased to announce the third annual Full Fellowship Competition for Central and Eastern European artists. One Residency Fellowship award is available, for which all Central and Eastern European artists are eligible. Eligible Countries are: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia,Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, and the Ukraine.

Each TMU/VSC award provides a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center, an international creative community located in the heart of the Green Mountains in northern Vermont. A TMU/VSC Award includes:

  • Round-trip air travel, materials & shipping, and daily living expenses
  • Uninterrupted working time in a private studio
  • Access to the counsel of five Distinguished Visiting Artists (3 painters / 2 scultptors / 2 writers) per month
  • Three meals a day
  • Comfortable, private accommodations
  • The companionship of talented peers from around the world.

The Residency Period: any month between January 2006 and June 2006, depending on availability.

Deadline for receiving applications: October 1, 2005.
Notification of results: December 1, 2005.

To apply:

Be sure to mark "Trust for Mutual Understanding Award" on the restricted fellowship line provided on the application. There is no application fee for this award.

The Trust for Mutual Understanding was established in 1984 by an anonymous American philanthropist as a private, grant-making organization dedicated to promoting improved communication, closer cooperation, and greater respect between the people of the United States, the Soviet Union, and other countries in Eastern and Central Europe.