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Regional Emerging Artist-in-Residence Gabrielle Duggan
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Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency

ARTSPACE REGIONAL EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY

Residency period: January 2018 - July 2018;
Deadline: October 16, 2017

Since 2000, the Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency has provided emerging visual artists with time and space to explore their work in a supportive and thriving open studio environment in our historic building in downtown Raleigh, NC.

Every six months, Artspace selects two artists in their early professional careers to participate in the six-month residency. Resident artists receive 24-hour access to a private rent-free studio. The Residency concludes with a one-month solo exhibition at Artspace.

During the Residency, artists benefit from opportunities for professional development and collaboration with peers. Residents actively contribute to Artspace’s artistic and educational programming by participating in First Friday, being available for studio visits and tours, and working in their studios during Artspace’s business hours. Residents are also required to give a presentation, artist talk and/or demonstration to the public to coincide with their residency or exhibition.

Artspace strives to be fully accessible to artists with disabilities. Artpsace’s facilities are fully accessible and we encourage all artists to consider submitting for our residency opportunities. If you have any questions or concerns about the program’s accessibility please contact Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs at 919.821.2787 or alee@artspacenc.org.

ELIGIBILITY:

1. Artspace’s Emerging Artist Residencies are available to promising artists in their formative years committed to advancing their own work and professional careers.

2. Artists must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents over 18 years of age and must currently reside in the Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia).

3. Artists working in most mediums will be considered, including experimental media; however, artists working with toxic materials, hazardous machinery, etc. will not be considered due to limitations within the building.

4. Artists must not be enrolled in an institutional program of study, including instructional museum programs, during the residency period. (Applicants may be in school during application process.)

5. Artists must be ready to enjoy working in an open studio setting where the public is able to interact with the artist during public hours. Artists must work in the studio a minimum of 15 hours per week during public hours.

ALL APPLICATIONS:

Please submit the following:

1. Professional Resume. PDF. 2 pages or less. File titled Lastname-Firstname_Resume.pdf

2. Artist Statement. PDF. Please address how receiving the residency will impact your career (not to exceed 1 page or 250 words). File titled Lastname-Firstname_Statement.pdf

3. 2 Letters of Recommendation. PDF. Files titled Lastname-Firstname_Letter#.pdf

4. Images/Videos. See below for image details.

5. Image List. PDF. An annotated image list accompanying digital images/videos with title of work, media, size, and year completed. File titled Lastname-Firstname_List.pdf

6. Nonrefundable fee of $25. Make check or money order payable to Artspace. Do not send cash.

VIDEOS:

Video submissions should adhere to the following criteria:

1. 5-minute maximum.

2. A minimum of 3 videos (can be segments of longer works) completed within the last 2 years.

3. MPEG-4, AVI, or MOV file formats only.

4. All videos must be saved using a file name and number that corresponds to the annotated image list.

5. Files titled Lastname-Firstname_Video#

IMAGES:

Images submitted should adhere to the following criteria:

1. 10 digital images of works completed within the past 2 years. 3-D/installation artists may submit up to 20 digital photos, documenting 10 works in all.

2. Images must be in JPEG format. 300dpi maximum, 1600 pixels on longest side.

3. All images must be saved using a file name and number that corresponds to the annotated image list.

4. Files titled Lastname-Firstname_Image#.jpg

SEND TO:

Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs

alee@artspacenc.org, subject line Regional Emerging Artist Residency

INQUIRIES

alee@artspacenc.org, 919.821.2787

Location

Raleigh, North Carolina: United States

Artspace inspires creativity by engaging the community in the visual arts process. Artspace is a dynamic studio environment of established and emerging artists and a center for hands-on arts education and nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Artspace is Raleigh’s visual art center for creation and interaction. For more information about Artspace, exhibitions, programs, or membership, please visit www.artspacenc.org.

Statistics

  • Residency Length: 6 months
  • Average number of artists in residence at a time: 2
  • Number of artists accepted in most recent year: 4 for 2013

Eligibility

  • Artist Status: Emerging Artists
  • Application type: Open application
  • Collaboration: Must apply and be accepted individually
  • Geography: Open to US artists
  • Additional eligibility information: 

    1. Artspace’s Regional Emerging Artist Residencies are available to promising artists in their formative years committed to advancing their own work and professional careers.

    2. Artists must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents over 18 years of age and must currently reside in North Carolina.

    3. Artists working in most mediums will be considered. Artists working with toxic materials, hazardous machinery, etc. will not be considered due to limitations within the building.

    4. Artists must not be enrolled in an institutional program of study,including instructional museum programs, during the residency period. (Applicants may be in school during application process.)

    5. Artists must be ready to enjoy working in an open studio setting where the public is able to interact with the artist during public hours. Artists must work in the studio a minimum of 15 hours per week during public hours.

  • Application deadline: March 30

Facilities & Services

  • Meals: No meals/food provided
  • Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: housing/grounds/studios are accessible
    Artspace is fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Needs will be accommodated upon request.
  • Additional studio information: 
    Artists working in most mediums will be considered. Artists working with toxic materials, hazardous machinery, etc. will not be considered due to limitations within the building. Artists must be ready to enjoy working in an open studio setting where the public is able to interact with the artist during public hours. Artists must work in the studio a minimum of 15 hours per week during public hours.

Residency Fees

A nonrefundable fee of $25 is to be sent with application to Artspace. Make check or money order payable to Artspace. DO NOT SEND CASH.

Stipends / other support

The residency includes a private, rent-free studio with 24-hour access. Artspace does not provide transportation or living quarters.

Additional expectations / opportunities

Contact Information

Artspace
201 East Davie Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
United States
Tel: 919-821-2787