Sitka Center for Art and Ecology: Artist at Sea Residency

Associated Residency Program

The Artist at Sea Residency provides the opportunity for a visual artist, writer or musician to spend 14 days on an oceanic research vessel interacting with a scientific team gathering data on the size structure and composition of zooplankton in marine food webs  off of the Oregon and Washington coasts.

The next research trip is scheduled for Feb 15- March 2, 2023. The ship will be loaded on Feb 14 with an anticipated departure date of Feb 15. The ship will return on March 2  and be unloaded on March 3 . The selected artist must be available from Feb 14- March 3, 2023.  The 2 week (optional) residency at Sitka will follow after.

Artists Receives

•  An opportunity to live on an oceanic research vessel for 14 days and interact with a team of  scientists from Oregon State University  and University of Oregon 

•  Free room and board while on the ship with an additional (optional) 2 week stay at Sitka's main campus to creatively respond to the experience

•  $1500 artist stipend including travel and materials

•  An opportunity to share or display the art created during this residency in a variety of channels including the HMSC Visitor Center, the Sitka Art Invitational, and at a show at the Giustina Gallery on the Oregon State University Campus in Corvallis

 

Deadline
Residency Length
2 weeks - 4 weeks
Languages
English
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
1
Collaborative Residency
Must apply and be accepted individually
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Woodworking
Fiction
Journalism
Literary Nonfiction
Literature
Nonfiction
Playwriting
Poetry
Screenwriting
Writing
Music
Opera
Symphony
Digital Media
Documentary
Film
Photography
Sound Art
Illustration
Environmental Arts
Storytelling
Companions
Pets are not allowed
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
N/A
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Emerging
Mid-career
Established
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Give artist talk or presentation
Other
Accessible Housing
Inaccessible
Meals Provided
All meals
Residents have access to private kitchen
No meals are provided
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Ceramics Workspace
Electric Kiln
Music/Media Studio Non-recording
Painting Workspace (Oil)
Easels
Printmaking Workspaces
Etching Press
Glass Inking Table
Drying Racks
Aquatint Box
Hot Plates
Light Tables
Large Sinks
Tablesaw
Wood Vises And Wood Working Table
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
Inaccessible
Type of Housing
Private housing on campus (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Shared bedroom
Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
2
Total Applicant Pool in Most Current Year
113
Artist Stipend
1500
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
Residency Fees
Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Application Fee
30
US Dollar (USD)
Application Type
Open application