Faculty Fellowships

Call for Submissions 2024
Applications open: May 1 – June 11, 2023

The Dene M. Louchheim Fellowship

The Louchheim Fellowship was created in memory of Dene Louchheim, former Chairperson of the Fleisher Art Memorial from 1964 to 1980, and spouse of Stuart Louchheim, Samuel Fleisher’s nephew. The Louchheim Fellow is selected biannually through a juried process with an award amount of $1,000*. 

*This award is for all faculty except oil painters.

The Fred and Naomi Hazell Award

The Fred and Naomi Hazell Art Award was established by artist, musician, poet and craftswoman Naomi Hazell to support the artistic growth and excellence of painters working in oils.

The Hazell Awardee is for oil painters only and selected biannually through a juried process with an award amount of $1,000.

About the Juror: Ying Li

Ying Li is an American artist and educator. She is the Phlyssa Koshland Professor of Fine Arts at Haverford College. She was born in Beijing, China, immigrated to the United States in 1983.

Li is represented by Pamela Salisbury Gallery in Hudson, NY; Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia and Alice Gauvin Gallery in Portland, Maine.

Li’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Art Forum, Art in America, New York Sun, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Hyperallergic, artcritical, The Washington Post, among others.

Award Criteria and Application Instructions:

  • Applicants should have been employed as Fleisher Faculty during the previous 24-month period (June 2021– June 2023) and taught a minimum of two courses.

  • Awardees shall use the funds to support investment in artist’s materials, the hiring of models, professional development, or work-related travel.

  • Former recipients are not allowed to apply.

  • In conjunction with the award, each artist shall exhibit a current or recent body of work at Fleisher during August-September 2024 and available to install the exhibition between August 12 and August 16, 2024.

  • Applicants may only apply for one of the two awards, the Dene M. Louchheim Fellowship or the Fred and Naomi Hazell Award.

Applicants must include the following materials with application:

  • Current Resume

  • Statement  

  • Images of up to 10 works made within the past two years 

  • List of works including title, medium, size and year

Submissions that do not follow guidelines, or those received after the deadline will not be considered.

Important Dates:

  • Monday, May 1: Applications open
  • Sunday, June 11th at 5 pm: Deadline to submit application
  • Tuesday, June 20th: Winners are notified

Questions may be directed to Gerard Silva by email at gsilva@fleisher.org.