LUX Center For The Arts Residency – Call For Artists
The LUX Center for the Arts Residency in Lincoln, Nebraska is currently accepting applications. One position is available in metals, fibers, painting, drawing, or mixed media.
Deadline: 1 Jun 2017
The start date is August 1st. Residencies are normally one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Summer residences are also available.
LUX Center for the Arts Residency benefits:
- All residents receive free studio space, 24-hour access, and use of equipment in the studio area.
- Residents have priority for paid, on-site teaching opportunities including community art classes for youth and adults.
- Residents with an MFA or BFA in painting, ceramics, or metalsmithing have the opportunity to teach college art classes for Doane College-Lincoln campus. Classes are held at the LUX.
- All residents are offered general representation in the sales gallery for the duration of their residency.
- Residents who have a year or longer residency are offered an exhibition at the conclusion of their residency.
- Access to ceramics materials and firings at no cost.
- The opportunity to buy other materials from the LUX at cost.
About the LUX Center for the Arts
LUX Center for the Arts is a non-profit which brings art to the community. Their mission is to enhance the lives of a diverse public through art education. They provide learning opportunities in contemporary art and fine craft through hands-on art classes, residency programs, interactive exhibitions, historical displays, and community outreach.
LUX fills a gap in art education in schools, serves disadvantaged youth, and provides outreach to the community. Students of all ages and skill levels work in professional quality studios to learn about art by making it through guided experimentation and looking at it in the galleries. LUX follows national standards for art education. They provide tools and materials for creating paintings, weavings, photography, prints, and ceramics. They host a professional artist-in-residence program.
As a tool for teaching the public about art and as a source of revenue, LUX provides educational exhibitions in galleries that specialize in contemporary art and fine craft media (prints, photos, clay, glass, wood, fiber, and metal). The galleries and the historical displays provide a venue for tourism and economic development.
Gladys M. Lux donated the building for the Lux Center. She left her unique collections of 1,700 dolls, 500 prints, and antique paper weights. LUX gives the public insight into these objects, the collector, and their historical significance.
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