Deadline for American Academy of Rome Prize approaching
ROME - For over a century, the American Academy of Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative work in the fields of the arts and humanities.
The deadline for this year's competition is this Sunday. Through a national juried competition, the prizes are awarded to emerging and established artists and scholars working in the following disciplines:
• Ancient Studies
• Design (includes graphic, industrial, interior, exhibition, set, costume, and fashion design, urban design, city planning, engineering, and other design fields)
• Historic Preservation and Conservation
• Landscape Architecture (includes environmental design and planning, landscape/ecological urbanism, landscape history, sustainability and ecological studies, and geography)
• Medieval Studies
• Modern Italian Studies
• Musical Composition
• Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
• Visual Arts (includes painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film/video, installation, new media, digital arts, and other visual arts fields)
Winners of the Rome Prize will receive a stipend, room and board, an individual work space, and privileged access to the city of Rome. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $16,000 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $28,000.