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About the Programs

The Jim and Linda Burke Visiting Scholar or Writer 

The Visiting Scholar/Writer in modern or contemporary literature and/or the arts of New Mexico or the Southwest interacts with students enrolled in a joint Oklahoma State University/University of New Mexico summer graduate seminar in Taos.

The scholar or writer also will be expected to deliver a public talk or give a public reading while in Taos and will be invited to do the same at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. The honorarium is $5,000. In addition, the Center will cover the expenses associated with the recipient’s Stillwater stay. Learn about previous visiting scholars here.

To apply: click here.

 

The Smelser Vallion Visiting Artist 

The Visiting Artist will be expected to undertake a project, in any medium, that is in some way influenced by and/or reflects the landscape and/or culture of the Southwest. The recipient will interact with students enrolled in Oklahoma State University's Taos class.

The recipient also will be expected to deliver a public talk and/or demonstration while in Taos and to visit Oklahoma State University to share his/her work and conduct a workshop. The honorarium is $5,000. The Center will provide the artist with housing in Taos for two weeks and cover the expenses associated with the recipient’s Stillwater stay.  Learn about previous visiting artists here.

To apply: click here.