BAY AREA BLACK ARTIST STUDIO FELLOWSHIP


Launched in September 2020, the Bay Area Black Artist Studio Fellowship (BABASF) provides free studio workspace and a monetary stipend to an emerging artist in exchange for being an integral part of Root Division’s Studios Program. In large part, the commitment involves a service project that aligns and enhances Root Division’s mission to empower artists, foster community service, inspire youth, and enrich the Bay Area through engagement in the visual arts. 

Service projects are based in one or more of Root Division’s key programs—Youth Education, Adult Education, and/or  Exhibitions & Events. Our hope is to provide a mutually beneficial exchange in which Root Division provides the artist with space, resources, and our network, while the artist shares their creativity, experience, and service with the community through the organization.

Bay Area Black Artist Studio Fellowship

Deadline: Monday, May 9, 2022


Current Fellow

Aambr Newsome is our current BABASF (2021-2022). To learn more about Aambr and to view her work, visit her Root Division Studio Artist page here.

Previous Fellow:


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