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2011 Summer Artist-In-Residence Dawn Gettler
2013 Summer Artist-In-Residence Maureen Cummins
2007 Summer Artist-In-Residence Ann Marie Kennedy
2010 Summer Artist-In-Residence Oscar Gillespie
2012 Summer Artist-In-Residence Jonathan Brillant

Artspace Summer Artist Residency

RESIDENCY
Residency period: July 2018; Exhibition: August to mid-September 2018
Deadline: October 16, 2017

The Summer Artist Residency at Artspace provides an artist with a month-long studio opportunity to work on a project of his/her choice and to interact with the public and the artist community. It is also an opportunity for an artist to exhibit the work she/he creates immediately following the residency. During the residency period, the artist teaches two classes or workshops in conjunction with the Artspace Summer Arts Program (ASAP), and presents a general lecture or demonstration about his/her own work or a related topic.

ELIGIBILITY
1. The Summer Artist Residency is available to established, dedicated, working artists.

2. Artists must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents over 18 years of age.

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. Oil painting is permitted.

4. Artists must not be currently enrolled in an institutional program of study, including instructional museum programs.

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 20 hours per week during public hours.

6. Submitting Artists must be experienced in art instruction – preferably with adults and children (ages 8+).

7. Submitting Artists must be prepared to exhibit artwork created during their residency, in addition to and/or of the same caliber as the artwork submitted for application.

COMPENSATION
Artspace offers an honorarium of $2000, which is paid at the end of the residency period. Artists are also compensated for their teaching time.

HOUSING
Artspace will work with the artist to find adequate housing for the residency period.

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. Biography. PDF. File titled Lastname-Firstname_Bio.pdf

4. Proposal of Studio Use. PDF. File titled Lastname-Firstname_StudioTime.pdf

5. Exhibition Proposal. PDF. File titled Lastname-Firstname_Exhibition.pdf

6. Class/workshop Descriptions. PDF. Descriptions of classes that artist has taught before. File titled Lastname-Firstname_Classes.pdf

7. Three Professional References. PDF. Please list three authorities in your field who know you and your work. Include for each reference: name, mailing address, phone, and email. File titled Lastname-Firstname_References.pdf

8. Supplemental Questions. PDF. Please provide answers to the questions below. File titled Lastname-Firstname_Questions.pdf

– How did you hear about the residency program?
– Have you participated in other residency programs? Where/When?
– Do you have teaching experience with youths? Adults? Where/When?

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

10. 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

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

DIGITAL IMAGE SUBMISSIONS
Please submit the following:

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#

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS
(film, video, performance, or conceptual art)

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#

SUBMISSIONS
Email your files to Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs, at alee@artspacenc.org, subject line “Summer 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: 1 month (July)
  • Average number of artists in residence at a time: 1
  • Number of artists accepted in most recent year: 1

Eligibility

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

    ELIGIBILITY
    1. The Summer Artist Residency is available to established, working artists.

    2. Artists must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents over 18 years of age.

    3. Artists working in most media will be considered. Artists working with toxic materials, hazardous machinery, etc. will not be considered due to limitations within the building. Oil painting and epoxy resin are permitted.

    4. Artists must not be currently enrolled in an institutional program of study, including instructional museum programs.

    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 20 hours per week during public hours.

    6. Submitting Artists must be experienced in art instruction – preferably with adults and children (ages 8+).

    7. Submitting Artists must be prepared to exhibit artwork created during their residency, in addition to and/or of the same caliber as the artwork submitted for application.

  • Application deadline: October 16
  • Additional deadline info:
    Summer Artist-in-Residence Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2017

Facilities & Services

  • Housing:
    If the artist does not have access to housing in the area, Artspace will work with the artist to find adequate housing for the residency period (not guaranteed).
  • Meals: No meals/food provided
  • Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: housing/grounds/studios are accessible
    All public areas of the building are fully handicap accessible, and we have a wheelchair on-site for anyone who requires it.

Residency Fees

Applications are due with a nonrefundable fee of $25 (payable by either check, money order, or credit card). Make check or money order payable to Artspace. DO NOT SEND CASH. If paying with credit card, please call Artspace at 919.821.2787 (Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted).

Stipends / other support

Artspace offers an honorarium of $2000, which is paid at the end of the residency period.

Additional expectations / opportunities

During the residency period, the artist teaches up to two classes or workshops in conjunction with the Artspace Summer Arts Program (ASAP), and presents a short talk and discussion each week to the ASAP students. During the exhibition period, the artist presents a general lecture or demonstration about his/her own work or a related topic during the opening reception for his/her exhibition.

Contact Information

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