Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bryant Park Painter in Residence Program

The Bryant Park Corporation invites applicants to participate in the third annual Painter in Residence Program for the purpose of creating representational imagery of Bryant Park. The paintings will be visual record of Bryant Park from a painter's perspective. Four painters will be selected to paint outdoors in Bryant Park for a two week periods each as follows:
Program 1 – August 4 to August 15
Program 2 – August 18 to August 29
Program 3 – September 1 to September 12
Program 4 – September 15 to September 26

These paintings are commissioned by BPC and become the company's sole property.

Program Details:
Subject matter: Landscapes and iconic features of the park
Painting schedule: Daily (cancelled in case of rain; rescheduled with approval of Bryant Park program manager.)
Stipend: $1000 per week plus one-time supplemental fund of up to $1000 for materials. Amount for materials will be confirmed with receipts.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2014
Announcement of Award: July 25, 2014

The competition is open to all U.S. artists 18 years of age or older. Any artwork submitted for consideration must have been completed in the last two years. Though representational styles will be given preference, innovative and experimental approaches are welcome. Likewise, art using either traditional or alternative media will be accepted.

The submitted art will be juried by a group comprised of selected BPC staff members and select members of New York City's art community... (read more)