Anolic Family Awards (Due. Apr 19, May 3, June 14)

The Anolic Family Awards originated as The Bertha Anolic Memorial Award (now known as the ‘Bertha Anolic Visual Arts Israel Travel Award’). Established shortly after her death, in 1973, by her husband, children, brother, and sisters, it was first awarded in 1980. For over thirty-five years this Israel Travel Award has been presented annually to a student studying in a university visual arts program. 
 

There are currently 3 awards through the Anolic family.

BERTHA ANOLIC VISUAL ARTS ISRAEL TRAVEL AWARD

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 19th , 2019  

WHAT IS THE AWARD? 

The sum of $2,000 will be awarded to a Jewish student who has a particular interest in the visual arts and in Israel, to explore and develop their artistic interest through an independent study trip to Israel. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY ? 

Any Jewish student (undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate level), studying in a Jewish studies college program, department of fine arts, or an academically accredited art school. While applicants must demonstrate a sincere interest in the visual arts and a Jewish perspective towards the creative process, you do not have to be an art student to apply.

WHAT WILL THE AWARD FUND? 

The award is to be used for an independent study trip to Israel. The award may be used towards funding: museum visits, independent research, studio work, materials, professional consultation, art travel

NAOMI ANOLIC EARLY CAREER JEWISH VISUAL ARTS AWARD

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 3rd, 2019

 WHAT IS THE AWARD? 

An award of $1,000 towards the completion of a specific project. An applicant for the Naomi Anolic Award will have demonstrated great potential, but not yet have achieved broad success or be considered well established professionally. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY? 

Active early career Jewish visual artists between the ages of twenty-five and thirty-five may apply. 

Students may not apply.

WHAT IS ELIGIBLE? 

The Early Career Visual Arts award is for 

painting and drawing.

ISAAC ANOLIC JEWISH BOOK ARTS AWARD

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JUNE 14th, 2019

 WHAT IS THE AWARD? 

The sum of $1,500 will be awarded towards the creation of a unique, one-of-a-kind, or limited edition, work of art in the field of Jewish 

book arts. 

Book Arts refers to works of art that originate from a relationship to the book form, ranging from scrolls, accordion-style, illuminated manuscripts, graphic novels or hand-bound printed sheets, as well as hand-made paper, newspapers, comics, ephemera, deconstructed books, photographs, etc. 

Jewish Book Arts refers to a work that relates in some way to the greater world of Jewish writings, religion, Jewish thought, history or culture and how words appear in the Jewish tradition. Possible reference points could include: Prayer books, the mezuzah, the ketubbah, Jewish history, sacred texts, the haggadah, etc.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY? 

All active, professional artists who have exhibited within the last five years are eligible to apply.

TO APPLY TO THE AWARDS ABOVE, CLICK HERE

Jamie Earnest