YBCA 2019 Fellows

Applications Open thru 6 Sept.

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Fellows program brings together creative individuals from across the Bay Area – artists and everyday people alike – to engage in a yearlong process of inquiry, dialogue, and project generation

Past Fellowship cohorts explored and responded to a question that emerged from our annual YBCA 100 Summit and together they used art and culture to inspire community transformation. Fellows projects were presented during our Public Square took the form of performance or visual presentations, writing, screenings, visual arts, workshops, etc. These projects provide platforms to share new ideas and information and drive new possibilities into the public imagination.


Benefits of Fellowship:

The opportunity to delve deeply into the intersection of cultural and social responsibility.

The opportunity to connect and collaborate with a network of Bay Area changemakers.

A public platform for the presentation of Fellowship projects, as well as production support.

$1,200 honorarium*

$3,000 Public Project/Event Stipend

*Full honorarium is dependent on number of attended meetings


Application Requirements:

Applicant’s Info Bio (200 words)

Project Proposal (500 words)

Work Samples (Up to 10 images 10MB each)

Link to video documentation, if applicable.


For more information and to access application, click here.

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