Leighton Artists Studios, Banff, Alberta

Independent Residencies in the Leighton Artists Studios

The nine unique studios are each designed by a distinguished Canadian architect and provide a perfect setting for individuals and collectives from a wide variety of artistic genres to create new work. Leighton artists contribute significantly to culture and the arts in Alberta, throughout Canada, and around the world.

Although all studios are equipped with kitchenettes, artists do not live in their studios; on-site accommodation and meal plans are provided separately.

Artists with a professional standing in their field and emerging artists of promising talent are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted from a variety of disciplines: writers, composers, singer-songwriters, visual artists, screenwriters, playwrights, literary translators, curators, art theorists, and professionals working in theatre, dance, and film at the conceptualization or research stage of a project.

Applications are being accepted for the following time periods in 2018: May 1 – June 30, 2018 and August 1 – December 31, 2018 (no availability in July 2018).

Residences must be at least one week in length to a maximum of four weeks.

Fees, rates, and how to apply~ https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/independent-residencies-leighton-artists-studios/20180501
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity~ https://www.banffcentre.ca/

New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS)

The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation Artist in Residency Program supports emerging and mid-career artists and curators working across all disciplines through three and six-month residencies. The program is open to both International and US-Based artists, creating a shared space for artistic dialogue and international cultural exchange for an extended period of time.

NARS offers 24/7 access to furnished, private or shared studio spaces (280 – 325 sq ft) in our diverse artist community in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Residents are provided with administrative, curatorial, and professional support to explore and expand the scope of their artistic practice through research, dialogue, and production of new projects. Public presentation opportunities include a curated exhibition in the NARS gallery, bi-annual Open Studios, and the Entree/Encore program, through which artists can introduce and share research and work through artist talks, discussions, screenings, workshops, and performances.

Please note: The studio is a work space only – housing is NOT provided.

How to Apply Online applications must be submitted by the date specified. Applicants will not be able to access the application past that the deadline.

ELIGIBILITY: The program is open to all international and national visual artists with an active professional practice of at least three years. All information submitted on the application form, C.V. and support materials must be in English. Current students are not eligible.

APPLICATION FEE: A non-refundable application fee of $35 (US) is required with each application. Payment must be submitted via credit card through the online application form payment system.

Read more here~ http://www.arpnewyork.org/about.html
For additional information or questions, please contact applications@narsfoundation.org

Aztec Ruins National Monument Residency

The National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) in association with Aztec Ruins National Monument of the National Park Service now offers a RESIDENCY in northwest New Mexico. Aztec Ruins National Monument is a tightly clustered Chacoan complex made up of a Pueblo, a reconstructed Great Kiva and plaza and several close-by ceremonial ruins. Pueblo tradition claims this settlement as an important waypoint in the ancient settlement of the Rio Grande Valley. Aztec Ruins is hidden away in tree filled hills near the Animas River and the picturesque town of Aztec, NM. This is the perfect time of year to experience this amazing area.

The One-month September residency is open to all Classic & New Media Artists. So Video Art, Installation, Collage, Photo-manipulation, Poetry, Sound Sculpture, Performance, Dance, Screendance, are encouraged, anything that can free the mind, give insight and still connect people to the Monument experience in tangible and intangible ways.

More information and application here~
https://www.nationalparksartsfoundation.org/apply-aztec-ruins-national

IMPORTANT DATES:
September Term Applications Due: January 12th, 2018
September Finalist & Alternates Selection(s) Announcement Date: June 30th, 2018
September Artist in Residence Term: September 1st – September 29th, 2018
Public Programming: (Lecture/workshop/presentation), TBD

The Harpo Foundation’s Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship

The Harpo Foundation’s Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) was established in 2013 to provide an annual opportunity to an emerging visual artist 25 years and older who needs time and space to explore ideas and start new projects…Living and studio space is located within a nearly 17,000 square foot complex designed by renowned Mexican architect, Ricardo Legoretta…There are no requirements on the work produced during their time at SFAI.

One Fellowship is awarded annually to emerging artists who demonstrate:
~Strong artistic ability and promise
~An evolving practice this is at a pivotal moment in its development

The application deadline is Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Artists must apply online.

US Citizen / 25 years and older
Visual Artist (e.g., Painting, Illustration, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking)
Artists who are students at the time of the application deadline are not eligible
Details here~ https://sfai.org/residencies/fellowships/
Apply here~ https://sfai.slideroom.com/#/login/program/39117

GlogauAIR Artists in Residence Program

GlogauAIR offers the use of a studio space in a superb location in Berlin and a unique experience taking part in the residency program. A base in Berlin to be able to visit the city and its thousand cultural venues and a place where other artists are living a similar experience in an atmosphere of friendship and collaboration.

There are 10 studios distributed in 2 floors. Each floor has shared kitchen, shower, WC and WIFI, basic expenses (maintenance, gas, electricity, and internet) are included.

Artists from all artistic disciplines (installation, video art, sculpture, architecture, electronic music, painting, drawing, performance, photography, net art, etc.) are invited to send us a proposal.

Residency duration: 3 months minimum to 6 months maximum
Deadline for the residency beginning in May 2018: October 31st, 2017
More information and online application here: http://glogauair.net/residency_about.php

The MacDowell Colony Fellowships

The MacDowell Colony is the nation’s leading artist colony. The Colony nurtures the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

The Colony was founded in 1907 by composer Edward MacDowell and Marian MacDowell, his wife. It was the first artist colony in the United States.

Writers, visual artists, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, interdisciplinary artists, and architects come from all parts of the United States and abroad.

MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. Emerging and established artists may apply in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Applicants who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs as of the date of application are ineligible for a residency and therefore cannot apply. Doctoral candidates who have finished all coursework may apply.

There are no residency fees. Artists are responsible for the cost of travel to and from the Colony. We are pleased to offer stipends to artists in all artistic disciplines so that they may take advantage of a residency at the Colony.

Summer 2018~ Deadline: January 15, 2018
Fall 2018~ Deadline: April 15, 2018
Winter/Spring 2019~ Deadline: Sept. 15, 2018
More information and to apply~ http://www.macdowellcolony.org/

Maryland Art Place (MAP)~ Curator Incubator

In this program, MAP’s gallery is made available to an emerging curator or curatorial team to develop a creative, curatorial vision as part of a 9-month mentored partnership initiative. The program provides approximately 2,200 square feet of gallery space in downtown Baltimore, located within the Bromo Arts District.

To view the full prospectus click here!
To download the application, click here!

October 6, 2017: Complete Proposals Due
November 2017: Select Proposal Presentations
December 2017: Curators Announced
May 17, 2018: Curators Incubator Exhibition Opening

More information~  http://www.baltimorearts.org/call-for-artists-maps-curator-incubator-2/

Venice Artist Residencies

Founded in 1969, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica is the premier university program in Venice for Printmaking and Book Arts, as well as the most established and equipped studio for professional and practicing artists.


The Scuola has 8 etching presses, 1 lithographic press, 1 vertical woodcut press,1 Vandercook letterpress, aquatint box, and, in a separate serigraphy studio, exposure unit and 2 serigraphy tables.


In addition, 2 drawing/painting studios accommodate up to 8 artists, and our Graphic Design computer room has 20 iMacs to be used by resident artists in digital imaging, as well as film editing.

Throughout the year, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica offers Residency Programs for professional and established artist, as well as for scholars.



Fees and Participation Information

via Venice Artist Residencies – Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venezia

Arts Letters & Numbers Residency Program


http://www.artslettersandnumbers.com/

Arts Letters & Numbers was founded in 2011. At that point the summer workshop was the driving force of the organization. When the facilities grew so did the program. In 2015 the first Artist in Residence arrived.
 
Residencies may be from 1 week to 12 weeks. All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis.
 
Shared accommodations sleeps 2 to 4 people $175/week. Private rooms $275/week. There are three shared bathrooms in the house. The kitchen and fridges are shared. There is a large industrial 6 burner stove for use by all residents. Although residents are responsible for their own meals, it is often the case that everyone in the house gathers to cook and share dinners together.

There are a limited number of Residency Work Scholarships available. Scholarships are only for residencies 8 weeks or longer. Please enquire if you are interested in work exchange discount.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and will be reviewed within 14 – 30 days. If you have any questions regarding your application do not hesitate to ask at info@artslettersandnumbers.com

Apply online~ http://www.artslettersandnumbers.com/programs/residency-1
David Gersten, Founding Director~ http://www.risd.edu/people/david-gersten/

Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program

Since its inception, Smack Mellon has evolved into an organization that supports many artists through a highly respected exhibition program and artist studio program, and also benefits young people and the larger community through quality education programs. Accordingly, our organization’s vision has been critically and artistically acclaimed.
http://smackmellon.org/index.php/information/mission_and_history/

The Artist Studio Program was launched in 2000 in response to the crisis of available affordable space for artists living and working in New York City. The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space accessible 24/7 and a fellowship (dependent on funding). The program runs for an eleven-month period from June to May. The studios are located on the lower level of our building at 92 Plymouth Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn and range in size from 250 to 300 square feet. The program does not provide living space.
http://smackmellon.org/index.php/contact/about-the-program/

Applications open on Friday, September 29, 2017.
How to Apply~ http://smackmellon.org/index.php/contact/how_to_apply/