The American Academy in Rome is now accepting applications for the 2015 Rome Prize competition.
Each year, through a national juried competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to emerging and established artists and scholars working in the following categories:
- Ancient Studies
- Medieval Studies
- Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
- Modern Italian 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)
- Musical Composition
- Visual Arts (includes painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film/video, installation, new media, digital arts, and other visual arts fields)
Rome Prize winners live and work at the Academy’s eleven-acre campus in Rome and receive a stipend, room and board, and a study or studio. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $16,000 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $28,000.
The deadline for applications is 1 November 2014 (extended deadline 15 November).
For more information and to apply, please visit the Academy website at www.aarome.org/romeprize.