Experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats stands on the banks of the Chattahoochee River for River Time, a film with Ethan Payne, produced by the South Fulton Institute as part of the Filmer Partners Program.

Experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats stands on the banks of the Chattahoochee River for River Time, a film with Ethan Payne, produced by the South Fulton Institute as part of the Filmer Partners Program.

Muralist Fabian Williams sits in his studio, a film with Kristian Melom, produced by the South Fulton Institute as part of the Filmer Partners Program.

Muralist Fabian Williams sits in his studio, a film with Kristian Melom, produced by the South Fulton Institute as part of the Filmer Partners Program.

Spoken word artist and SFI alum Jon Goode speaks and holds workshop at Faiburn Youth Center.

Spoken word artist and SFI alum Jon Goode speaks and holds workshop at Faiburn Youth Center.

Wild Fern Ranch

Wild Fern Ranch

Poet Laureate of Oregon and SFI alum Anis Mojgani works in studio in Chattahoochee Hills.

Poet Laureate of Oregon and SFI alum Anis Mojgani works in studio in Chattahoochee Hills.

Gladius, SFI alum, performs in Grady Hospital.

Gladius, SFI alum, performs in Grady Hospital.

Harpist and SFI alum Angelica Hairston performs in Grady Burn Unit.

Harpist and SFI alum Angelica Hairston performs in Grady Burn Unit.

Partners Program

Atlanta, GA, United States

For the first time ever, anyone can apply to become a SFI partner as long as they are an artist, cultural leader, or environmentalist working in or on behalf of South Fulton County. A partnership with SFI gives individuals and organizations an opportunity to not only focus on art, culture, and environmental projects and initiatives, but also to develop resources in other functional areas to create a sustainable and stable future.

INDIVIDUALS
Supporting individual artists and environmentalists in the development of new work through funding and by connecting resources—such as venues, mentors, and other institutions. Both established and emerging artists working in South Fulton County may apply.

ORGANIZATIONS
Supporting arts and environmental organizations in the development of new work through funding and by connecting resources—such as creatives, marketing tools, and consultants. Organizations serving South Fulton County may apply.

SCHOOLS
Supporting students and schools through funding for educational programming or projects as well as resources such as student project ideas, volunteer program materials, etc. Schools in South Fulton County may apply to be a partner.

FILMER
Filmer highlights the artist behind the camera and the artist in front of the camera to reflect and represent the power of two artistic imaginations. Filmmakers and all other artists of any discipline working in South Fulton County may apply.

Contact

250 Georgia Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30312
United States

Year Founded
2004
Context
Urban
Residency Structure
Longterm/embedded in neighborhood
Embedded in intentional community
Residency Program Type
Community-engaged
Experiential
Residency Length
1 week - 1 year
Languages
English
Collaborative Residency
Must apply and be accepted individually
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Blacksmithing
Book Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Costume/Fashion Design
Digital Fabrication
Fine Metals/Jewelry
Glass Arts
Installation Arts
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Woodworking
Criticism
Fiction
Journalism
Literary Nonfiction
Literature
New Genres
Nonfiction
Playwriting
Poetry
Screenwriting
Translation
Writing
Acting
Choreography
Dance
Performance Art
Theater
Music
Opera
Symphony
Animation
Augmented Reality
Computing
Digital Media
Documentary
Electronic Arts
Film
Moving Image
Multimedia Arts
Photography
Sound Art
TV + Radio
Virtual Reality
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Architecture
Environmental Arts
Landscape Architecture
Public Art
Social Practice
Storytelling
Urban Planning/Design
Biology
Ecology
Environmentalism/Conservation
Science
Art Conservation
Art Education
Art History
History
Mathematics
Philosophy
Companions
N/A
Country of Residence
Only open to artists based in country the program is located
Family Friendly
N/A
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Donate a work of art
Participate in public programming
Give artist talk or presentation
Teach in studio
Lead workshop for the public
Lead a skill share
How does your residency program support artists?
Opportunity to be in another context
Immersion in new culture and/context
Unstructured time
Restricted funding
Research support
Art production support
Inspiration from natural environment
Inspiration from cultural context
Professional development support and/or trainings
Opportunities to develop relationships with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with other artists/residents
Opportunities to develop relationships with other artists/residents
Opportunities for work with the local community
Opportunities to exhibit or perform new work
Additional Eligibility Information

Applications for Individuals (Artists/Environmentalists), Organizations, Schools, and Filmer are very simple, short, and straightforward. They are designed to not be overwhelming and ensure the project for which the applicant is seeking funding to be easily defined.

The programs are designed for those working in or on behalf of south Fulton County, GA.

Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
10
Total Applicant Pool in Most Current Year
45
Artist Stipend
0
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
0
US Dollar (USD)
Residency Fees
0
US Dollar (USD)
Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
0
US Dollar (USD)
Grant/Scholarship/Other Funding Support Details

Some partners will receive funding and functional resource support in 2022, and some will receive only functional resource support. We aim to do everything we can to support our partners so they can continue doing the creative work they are most passionate about. In addition to facilitating vital connections between artists, organizations, and schools, we will provide pro-bono consulting and mentors to address the individual needs of our artists and partner organizations.

Application Fee
0
US Dollar (USD)
Application Type
Open application
Is your campus wheelchair accessible?
N/A
Caregiver/Aide/PCA
N/A
Type of Housing
N/A
Accessible Housing
N/A
Housing for Companion And/or Caregivers
N/A
Accessible Communal Spaces
N/A
Meals Provided
N/A
Additional Meals Information
N/A
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
N/A