Professional Artist Fellowship

The Professional Artist Fellowship

The Arts Council for Long Beach recognizes exemplary Long Beach artists for their recent work through the Professional Artist Fellowship awards.

Eligible artists must be active Long Beach artists who live, work or actively create in Long Beach and demonstrate an active exhibition and/or production record of at least three years. We welcome artists and performers of all genres to apply.

The deadline has passed for the 2019-2020 grant cycle. 2020-2021 applications and guidelines will be available in the spring of 2020 and the application deadline will be in June of 2020. Please feel free to review the 2019-2020 application and guidelines to get and idea of what the application will consist of for 2020-2021.

Download 2019–2020 Guidelines: Professional Artist Fellowship Guidelines
Download 2019–2020 Application: Professional Artist Fellowship Application

2018–2019 Professional Artist Fellows

2018–2019 PERCENT FOR ArtS Fellows

Past Professional Artist Fellows




 2017–2018 Professional Artist Fellows

 Kristen Beeler

 Jose Loza

 Gerardo Monterrubio

 Brittany Mojo 


2016–2017 Professional Artist Fellows

 Angela Wilcocks

 Dave Van Patten

 Norma Haas Rosen

 Anna Bae


2015–2016 Professional Artist Fellows

 Christine Nguyen

 Ramon Rodriguez

 Gary Alvarez

 Lara Odell

 Connie DK Lane


2014–2015 Professional Artist Fellows

 Olga Lah

 Pamela K. Johnson

 Carole Frances Lung

 Sunny Nash

 Yulya Dukhovny


2013–2014 Professional Artist Fellows


Kurt Simonson

Annie Stromquist

Jeff Foye

Jessica Kondrath

Margie Darrow


2012–2013 Professional Artist Fellows

Terry Braunstein

Jeff Rau

Patrick Williams

Shyamala Moorty

Hiromi Takizawa