New Flamework Fellowship Honoring Paul Stankard

New Flamework Fellowship Honoring Paul Stankard

WheatonArts is thrilled to announce a new, exciting opportunity for the glass community—the inaugural Paul Stankard Flamework Fellowship! As a Center dedicated to the preservation and advancement of glass as an artistic medium, we are proud to launch this Fellowship within our Creative Glass Fellowship Program to honor the legacy of Paul Stankard and his invaluable contributions to the world of flameworking.

Beginning in 2024, the Paul Stankard Flamework Fellowship will be awarded to an emerging or mid-career artist who is innovating and pushing the boundaries of artwork made with a torch. One Fellowship per year will be open to artists eager to explore and expand their flameworking practice. 

At WheatonArts, we believe in fostering creativity and providing artists with the necessary resources to achieve their artistic aspirations. The artist selected as the Paul Stankard Flamework Fellow will receive a 6-week residency with benefits that include access to our Glass Studio, a dedicated studio space, most materials, housing, a stipend, and the support of a dynamic artist community. 

Key details about the Creative Glass Fellowship Program, including the new Paul Stankard Flamework Fellowship:
Application Deadline: September 20, 2024 (Midnight EST)
Residency Duration: 6 weeks
Fellowship Commencement: 2025

The Creative Glass Fellowship Program is now celebrating 40 years of support to artists with career-building opportunities. We encourage all artists who use glass as a medium to apply for this unique opportunity to join a supportive and inspiring community. Please visit our website for application guidelines, eligibility criteria, and more information. 

WheatonArts celebrates, supports, and values a diverse community. We are committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment. We strongly encourage women, BIPOC individuals, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnically diverse populations, and foreign-born residents to apply. 

Warm regards,

Pamela Weichmann
Director of Education & Artist Services