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Center for Art and Social Engagement (CASE) and Project Row Houses (PRH) invite artists and cultural practitioners to Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood to work alongside community members, artists, urban planners, educators and policymakers. The fellows will engage in creative collaborations that involve the Third Ward community and address issues that are important to them.

PRH and CASE are seeking two new fellows — one local to Houston and one non-local individual  — already engaged in this work whose practice would benefit from a year-long research-intensive and a mentorship with Ryan N. Dennis, PRH’s curator and programs director, and Sixto Wagan, director of CASE in the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston. Engagements with PRH co-founders along with other local artists, faculty members, community members and selected leaders will offer their support during this process.

Each fellow will receive a stipend of $15,000, a $5,000 project/research budget and access to a community Brain Trust of local artists, community members and faculty to advise and ground the project in a local discourse. Non-Houston fellows will be provided local housing at PRH with up to $3,500 in local ground transportation support.

During the fellowship year, the fellows will engage our communities through public presentation of prior work, a co-developed community event and present their research-to-date at the end of the fellowship.

The deadline for applications is October 25, 2019. Recipients will be notified in early December.

To apply online, visit

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