Ellis-Beauregard Foundation and CMCA Announce New Award for a Maine Artist

  • October 11, 2017

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, located in Rockland, Maine, announces a $25,000 fellowship award for a Maine artist working in the visual arts.

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation through the generosity of its founders, artists John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard, has created a foundation to support the work of individual artists. The foundation began its operations by initiating four six-month studio residencies in varied genres at the Lincoln Street School in Rockland, accompanied by a stipend.

The newly initiated Ellis-Beauregard Fellowship Award will begin accepting applications online via Submittable.com after October 14, 2017, with the intention of delivering the award by the end of the year. The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Fellowship award will be accompanied by a solo exhibition in the following year at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, a wonderful community partnership made possible through the vision of its Director, Suzette McAvoy.

The applications will be juried by a panel of experts in the field from outside the State of Maine to be announced at a later date. Please visit ellis-beauregardfoundation.org or call Donna McNeil, Executive Director, Ellis-Beauregard Foundation at 207-594-5825 for further information.

CMCA, founded in 1952, is a contemporary arts institution presenting year-round exhibitions, engaging events, and educational programs for all ages. Location: 21 Winter Street, Rockland, Maine. Hours: June through October, Monday - Saturday, 10am to 5pm, Sunday, 12 to 5pm; November through May, Wednesday - Saturday, 10am to 5pm; Sunday, 12 to 5 pm; closed Federal holidays. Admission $8; Seniors (65+) and students with ID $6; children under 18 free; CMCA members free. For more information, call 207-701-5005 or visit cmcanow.org.


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Monica Chau

PO Box 1767
21 Winter Street
Rockland  ME  04841