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Featured Fellows

Maine Artist Fellowships are awarded annually to recognize artistic excellence and advance the careers of individual Maine artists. Fellowships are merit-based awards that are primarily informed by an applicant’s current work. The Maine Arts Commission places a high value on artistic excellence and social impact of awardees. In addition to this the Commission holds to the strictest standards of transparency and equity when reviewing the materials.


Sara Juli - 2017 Performing Arts Fellow

After 15 years of being an artist in New York City, Sara relocated to Portland Maine with her husband and two kids. She is creating and touring new solo work in addition to building her consulting practice. Since moving to the Portland area, Sara has launched and is currently managing a choreography lab for artists from Southern Maine to critique choreographic works.  She premiered a new dance, Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis at SPACE Gallery in October 2015 for which she received a New England Foundation for the Arts NEST Touring Grant.

For more information please contact Kerstin Gilg
Director of  Media Arts and Performing Arts at the Maine Arts Commission
207/ 287-6719 -