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Contact Folklife staff before applying to discuss your eligibility, art form, work plan, and work samples. If contacted at least one week before the due date (September 15, 2017), staff will assist you in the application process and review drafts.

FOLKLIFE STAFF

Bradley Hanson
Director of Folklife
bradley.a.hanson@tn.gov
615-532-9795

HOW TO APPLY

You may apply either through the online application form or on a hard copy.

INSTRUCTIONS

Section 1: Master. To be completed by the master artist, with responses to each question either typed or neatly handwritten on a separate page (if using hard copy).

Section 2: Apprentice. To be completed by the apprentice, with responses to each question either typed or neatly handwritten on a separate page (if using hard copy).

Section 3: Work Plan. To be completed by the master and apprentice together, detailing the outline of their work plan with responses to each question typed or neatly handwritten on a separate page (if using hard copy). Note: the work plan must begin no earlier than November 1st, 2017 and end no later than June 15, 2018.

Section 4: Budget. To be completed by the master and apprentice, with answers either typed or written directly on the form (if using hard copy). A fixed honorarium of $2,000 is indicated for the master and $500 for the apprentice. Up to an additional $800 may be requested as needed for supplies and/or mileage.

Section 5: Work Samples. Both master and apprentice must submit work samples with the application. Please contact Folklife Staff if you need technical assistance. Music and Storytelling: Five minutes of audio each from both the master and apprentice. Dance, Folk Theater, Calendar or Life-Cycle Customs: Five minutes of video each from both the master and apprentice. Visual Arts, Crafts, and Foodways: Five images each from both the master and apprentice.

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