Jerome Project Grants for Emerging Fiber Artists

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Textile Center partners with Jerome Foundation in selecting emerging fiber artists based in Minnesota for individually designed project grants that have informed and advanced their development as artists and their creation of new works. Together, Jerome Foundation and Textile Center supports and celebrates the creative spirit of fiber artists.

2017 Fellows

  • Elizabeth Garvey
  • Julie Hassler
  • Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker
  • Catherine Missaghi

(Pictured from left to right: Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker, Elizabeth Garvey, Julie Hassler, Cathy Missaghi)

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2017 Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grant Recipients

Textile Center is pleased to announce the 2017 Jerome Fiber Artists Project Grant Recipients: Elizabeth Garvey, Julie Hassler, Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker, and Catherine Missaghi. The jurors, all members of the National Artist Advisory Council, were Carolyn Halliday, Pat Hickman, and Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi. Now in its ninth year, this program is designed to expand opportunities for emerging fiber artists in Minnesota, supporting them each with a $5,000 project grant, as well as additional professional development programming with Textile Center’s National Artist Advisory Council and in collaboration with Springboard for the Arts. The fellowships include exhibition planning and implementation, culminating with a final show of the artists’ new work from September 7 through October 22, 2017 at Textile Center.

2016-2017 applications are no longer being accepted.

2016-2017 Grant Information

Link to Jerome grant application information

Link to grant application example/form

2015-2016 Jerome Recipients
  • Marcia Haffmans
  • Sarah Nassif
  • Alex Newby
  • Maggie Thompson

2015/2016 Exhibition: Observe • Record • Relate

2014/2015 Jerome Recipients
  • Sarah Kusa
  • Becka Rahn
  • Jennifer Schultz
  • Kate Vinson

2014/2015 Jerome Fellows Announced

2014/2015 Exhibition: You Know Who You Are

2014 Jerome Recipients
  • Susan Hensel
  • Kristi Kuder
  • Allison Roberts
  • Julie Sirek

2014 Exhibition: Truth Telling

2012/2013 Jerome Recipients
  • Moira Bateman
  • Marjorie Fedyszyn
  • Chiaki O’Brien
  • Caroline Keefe

2012/2013 Exhibition: Elemental Matter

2013 Exhibition of Jerome Alumni: Next

2011/2012 Jerome Recipients
  • Gay Kemmis
  • Lisa Loudon
  • Mary Mortenson
  • Kimber Olson
2010/2011 Jerome Recipients
  • Kristina Fjellman
  • Anne Larson
  • Brenda Brousseau
  • Kim Matthews
2009/2010 Jerome Recipients
  • Allison Roberts
  • Lyz Wendland
  • Kevin Kramp
2008/2009 Jerome Recipients
  • Maggie Dayton
  • Heidi Henderson
  • Ingrid Restemayer