Monday, August 25, 2014

Window Studio - Artist Residency

Artist Residency
Organization Window Studio
Location Brooklyn, NY
Country United States
Application Deadline   08/29/2014

Window Studio of Bedford-Stuyvesant is seeking an emerging  to mid-career artist for their Artist-In-Residence program (AIR). The selected candidate will foster the mission of the organization while developing their own studio practice.

The Window Studio AIR is an intensive 6-month studio artist residency designed to immerse artists in their studio practice while sharing their process with the local community. Artists from all media are invited to apply. Four residencies, two held concurrently, are offered each year. Emerging artists living and working in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community are given preference but all New York City artists are welcome to apply.

Since an important component of the Window Studio AIR program is to interact with members of the community, applicants must be able to spend a minimum of 15 hours per week working in the studio. The artist will design and teach 1 weekend class and 1 weekday class per semester (2 classes total) There will be opportunities to teach additional workshops as well. The selected artist will receive unlimited studio access during the 6-month period as permitted by operating hours and monthly transportation stipend. The artist will have a culminating exhibition in the Window Studio Gallery. 

Window Studio AIR Eligibility:
The Window Studio AIR is ideal for emerging and mid-career artists working to develop their studio practice and career experience. Applicants cannot have an affiliation with any institution as a full or part-time student, fellow, or already be an artist-in-residence at another studio. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MFA graduate.

Window Studio Hours of Operation Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Saturday - Sunday: 11.00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Deadlines & notifications:
All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Friday, August 29, 2014. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email by Friday, September 12, 2014.

Application Requirements:
All application materials must be submitted via email. A website, temporary website or blog is required to complete the application. Window Studio will not accept image attachments. All images on submitted web pages should include image specifications such as media, titles, date and size. Attachments will not be accepted for other required application materials. Application materials
should be included in the body of the email.

Deadline: Submit all materials online before 5:00pm, Friday, August 29, 2014.

Required Application Materials (do not include any attachments)
1. 200 word Statement of Intent
2. CV with current contact information
3. Artist Bio
4. URL Link to Website
5. 3 References with contact information (not letters of recommendation)

Statement of Intent Should Include:
▪ Prior artistic experience as it relates to your studio practice
▪ Conceptual and aesthetic ideas and goals you hope to achieve
▪ Why you want to be an artist in residence at Window Studio


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