Our F.A.Q. is here to answer any questions about the fellowship program; if any remain, please feel free to contact
Where is Fishers Island?
When does the application open and close?
I missed the deadline. Can I have an extension to submit my application?
How do I apply? What is required in the application?
What is the cost to apply?
Will you waive my application fee?
Is there a cost to attend the Fellowship?
How many applications do you receive each cycle?
How many fellows are in residence at Lighthouse Works in each session?
What are the open session dates for the fellowship?
Are fellowship sessions grouped by discipline or genre, or other factors?
How long is the fellowship session?
Can I come for four weeks? Can I come late or leave early?
If I need to leave the island midway through the session to install a show/do a reading/visit family, can I?
What does a typical day look like during the Fellowship?
Are international artists allowed to apply?
Is there an age requirement or limit?
I don’t have a BFA or an MFA. Can I still apply?
I am a composer/performing musician/choreographer/dancer can I apply?
How do I apply with a collaborative project?
I work in various disciplines; which discipline should I apply to?
How often am I allowed to apply?
Who will review my application?
What is the timeline of the selection process?
What is the most important piece of advice you can give an applicant?
Can you explain how best to format my work sample?
Are applicants advised to submit new material each time we apply?
I applied but haven’t heard back from you!
Where do Fellows stay?
How far do I have to travel between the Hoffort House and the Annex?
How do I get from the house to the studio?
What kind of facilities are there at the Studio Building?
What are the meals like?
Are pets allowed to accompany Fellows?
Are family members or significant others allowed to accompany Fellows?
Can I bring my bike?
Are cars allowed on the island?
Public Art Commission
How do I apply for the commission? Can I send you my portfolio?