Opportunities

Elizabeth J. Pruet Internship

The internship is awarded annually by the board of directors. The location of the internship is determined by the focus of study and the opportunities available at various institutions of higher learning and art centers throughout the state. The internship is for a three month period usually taking place during the summer. The stipend is $1,000 per month for a three month period. After completion of the project the intern presents a summary of her work at a quarterly ACNMWA board meeting. Women 18 years of age and older who are studying fine arts, art history, or are interested in arts administration, are encouraged to apply. The applicant must be a resident of AR for at least one year. For more information and requirements, download the PDF application.

The Polly Wood Crews Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding Arkansas woman artist to pursue and complete new creative work: a new series, an additional media or refinement of media processes, or a special focus or theme. The scholarship is a one-time grant payment of $2,000. The Committee accepts nominations from Arkansas women arts professionals. New creative work in all media is eligible for consideration. At the end of the grant year, the scholar presents her new creative work and a summary of its premiere at a quarterly ACNMWA board meeting. Women artists 18 years of age and older are encouraged to apply. The applicant must be a resident of AR for at least one year. For more information and requirements, click here.

Homeplace Lost in the Trees by Beverly Buys (c)

Homeplace Lost in the Trees by 2016 Crews Scholarship recipient Beverly Buys (c)