Thanks to a grant from the Ford Family Foundation, the Sitka Center will be able to offer a special residency opportunity to practicing, mid-career, Oregon artists. This program is for 2-4 weeks based on the artists availability. This residency includes a stipend of $500 per week. This stipend is designed to make taking the time for a residency more feasible. All visual artists who meet the guidelines below are welcome to apply.
Residency Experience Summary
• Practicing visual artist (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, crafts, etc.)
• Full-time resident of Oregon for at least 36 months prior to 36 months prior to April 15, 2022 and plan to remain a resident through 2023
• Provide evidence, through appropriate documentation, five (5) or more years of active professional participation in the artists medium
• Are not enrolled in a degree-seeking program, either part-time or full-time during the residency period you are applying for .
Living and studio spaces are provided free of charge. There is an application fee of $30 to help cover the administrative costs to carefully review each residency application. Sitka offers application fee assistance to those for whom this is a barrier. Each resident is responsible for all of their own travel and living expenses, including transportation food, toiletries and any supplies used in their work.
If you are looking for funding and resources to cover your residency at Sitka please check out this link as a first step.