The Fellowship will provide the successful applicant with the financial support necessary to research and produce a body of photographic work, in consultation with a mentor, over the period of a year.
The Tierney Fellowship was created in 2003 by The Tierney Family Foundation to support emerging artists in the field of photography. The aim of the Fellowship is to identify aspiring photographers, and assist them in overcoming the challenges that many face at the start of their careers.
There will be a voluntary briefing session at the Market Photo Workshop on Thursday 7 May 2009 at 2pm. This briefing session will introduce the Tierney Fellowship, and the application process, to potential applicants.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Thursday 28 May 2009.