Fine Arts Work Center In Provincetown
Media Resources

The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging the growth and development of emerging visual artists and writers and to restoring the year-round vitality of the historic art community of Provincetown. The Work Center is internationally known for the Fellowship program, an acclaimed seven-month residency granting fellowships to 20 emerging writers and artists, as well as an open enrollment Summer Workshop Program, an online writing program 24PearlStreet, and an extensive series of free, year-round cultural events and exhibitions.

We welcome all press inquiries. Please find a fact sheet, media-ready images, highlights of past press, and recent news releases in the links below.

Media Contact

Kirsten Andersen, Director of External Relations, at 508.487.9960 x113 or

Fact Sheet

Download a fact sheet as a PDF.

Media Ready Images

These images are for use by the press in articles about the Fine Arts Work Center. Please credit photographers in the following format: “Michael Cestaro photo, courtesy of the Fine Arts Work Center.”

Latest Press Releases

In the News

The below links are to a selection of press highlights about the Fine Arts Work Center. 

“A First Peek Into FAWC’s New Heart”

In the renovated Walker Gallery, an exhibition that unites past and future

The Provincetown Independent

November 2021

After more than five years, the renovation of the Fine Arts Work Center campus is nearly complete.

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“Sharon Polli to Lead the Fine Arts Work Center”

Poets and Writers

March 2021


Sharon Polli has been appointed to serve as the next executive director of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.

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“Ai Weiwei Brings a Potent Show to Provincetown”

The Boston Globe

July 2018

“Rebar and Case,” Ai Weiwei’s exhibition at Provincetown’s Fine Arts Work Center, springs from the moment when his practice slammed into the brick wall of the Chinese government.

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“On Stanley Kunitz and the Fine Arts Work Center”

The Paris Review

July 2018

When my wife and I first started dating, the poet Stanley Kunitz, one of the founders of the Fine Arts Work Center, visited her in a dream.

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“The Lives They Lived: What Josephine Del Deo Saved for Us”

The New York Times Magazine

December 2016

One day in the summer of 1953, Josephine Couch went with her boyfriend, Salvatore Del Deo, on an overnight trip to the dunes outside Provincetown.

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