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Bakehouse Art Complex

The Bakehouse Art Complex is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to attracting emerging and mid-career artists in South Florida to a workplace that provides affordable studios, exhibition galleries, and professional development opportunities.

The Bakehouse Art Complex Studio Residency program is a jury-­‐selected artist residency program offering affordable studios to professional emerging and mid­‐career artists. The Bakehouse Art Complex is currently seeking artists who are committed to their work and interested in being part of dynamic, collaborative and creative community of over 65 working professional artists.

The Bakehouse Short Term Studio Residency offers artists and collaborative teams with the necessary space to create works in a project-by-project basis. Short-term residencies are available for 3, 6 or 9 months. Short Term Studio Residencies must result in a presentation, either in studio or locally, of artwork / project produced during residency. Residency is available for local, national and international artists. Galleries are encouraged to apply for visiting artists. Spaces are available for all mediums, including outside and inside studios.

Location

Miami, Florida: United States

The BAC facility is located in the internationally renowned Wynwood Arts District, a designated area of Miami comprising more than 50 galleries, alternative spaces, private collections and museums.

Eligibility

  • Additional eligibility information: 

    Primary criteria for selection for the residency program are conceptual innovation and technical proficiency. A carefully selected panel of art professionals from the community review applications on a quarterly basis. Long term residencies last for 8 years, and artists are subject to re-evaluation based on administrative and artistic reviews.

  • Application Ongoing: Yes
  • Additional deadline info:
    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Notice is given on the 15th of March, June, September, and December of each year.

Facilities & Services

  • Meals: No meals/food provided
  • Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: housing/grounds/studios are accessible
  • Studios/special equipment: Ceramics / Pottery, Fine metals / Jewelry making, Printmaking, Woodworking
  • Additional studio information: 
    Shared Artist Facilities include a clean room with extractor; print room with two printing presses, resin box for aquatint, workspace and fumes extractor; woodshop with a table saw, band saw, drill press, belt sander and work benches; a darkroom with 9 enlargers to make silver gelatin prints in a range of formats from 35mm to 8x10”; and a ceramics facility with six throwing wheels, a glaze room, and a kiln room with electric and manual kilns, a gas kiln for soda and reduction firings, a front-loading electric high-fire kiln, and a small test electric kiln. We offer free WiFi across our campus and secure parking.

Residency Fees

The Bakehouse Art Complex offers affordable studios, shared workshop spaces, and artist advancement among other amenities, to professional emerging and mid-career artists of local, national or international origin. The Studio Residency Program offers 62 indoor and outdoor studios at below-market prices starting at $13.20/ft² on our 2.3 acre campus. Sizes vary and cost is calculated with respect to additional amenities such as natural light and running water. Studio rents range from $305/month - $1315/month.

Stipends / other support

Additional expectations / opportunities

Exhibition and Educational Opportunities: BAC maintains a programming schedule comprised of over 18 exhibitions per season as well as multiple fundraisers, educational programs and artist workshops. BAC Artists are invited to submit work for consideration to any open BAC exhibitions (typically 5-7 per season). BAC artists are also expected to donate an artwork of their choosing for BAC’s annual art raffle fundraiser Lucky You!, which takes place every November.

Contact Information

561 NW 32nd St.
Miami, Florida 33127
United States
Tel: 305-576-2828