Graduate Fellowships

Headlands Center for the Arts’ Graduate Fellowships provide meaningful support to recent, promising studio art MFA graduates, in partnership with esteemed Bay Area academic institutions. The program is unique in the country for addressing this critical juncture in an emerging artist’s career, providing opportunities for professional development and a chance to define their practice outside of the academic context.

Graduate Fellows receive private studio space; chef-prepared meals; public presentation opportunities, including participation in a culminating curated exhibition; and discounts on Headlands’ public events. Graduate Fellows are active participants in Headlands peer-to-peer-driven creative community and benefit from engagement with local, national, and international artists participating in Headlands artists’ programs.

Graduate Fellowship applications are by nomination only.

Learn more about the Graduate Fellowship.