The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) announces a call for artists for the The Alfred And Trafford Klots International Program for Artists 2019, an eight-week artist’s residency in Léhon, France, a “Petite Cité de Caractère.” It is short walk along the river Rance from Dinan, a “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire.”
The residency is open to all practicing visual artists regardless of affiliation or citizenship who are not students at the time of application. Accommodations, including a private bedroom in an historic house with a fully-equipped communal kitchen and studio space in a 9th-century Abbey, are free. Residents are responsible for transportation to and from the residency, most supplies, and most meals.
Deadline: 1 Feb 2019
The selection committee and program directors seek four to eight artists whose mix of media, approaches, styles, and focus will create a dynamic and collegiate community. In particular, the committee is looking for artists who can use the specific character of a residency experience productively. The setting is perfect, for example, for plein aire painters who will profit from their interaction with the light and landscape, but the committee encourages artists working in all media to submit applications that demonstrate how the residency will significantly enhance and strengthen their practice.
The Alfred And Trafford Klots International Program For Artists 2019 Artist Benefits
This residency supplies a rare opportunity for talented artists to deepen their practice for a period of eight uninterrupted weeks in an inspiring setting in the west of France. The residents also participate in an important closing exhibition sponsored by the commune of Léhon.
The Alfred And Trafford Klots International Program for Artists 2019 residents have an opportunity to interact with townspeople and important officials as well as local artists. They can also explore intriguing megalithic monuments and Roman ruins that dot the landscape and experience aspects of French village life. This includes amenities available in Dinan, such as a local outdoor market. The residency is close to historic sites such as St. Malo, Mount St. Michael, and the spectacular Brittany coastline.
About The Maryland Institute College of Art
The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) was established in 1826 in Baltimore, Maryland, and is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art in the nation. MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study. MICA assumed oversight of the Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists in 1995. The program was created by the late Isabel Klots to honor her father-in-law and husband, who welcomed fellow artists to their home in Brittany.
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The Good Hart Artist Residency, located in Good Hart, Michigan, announces a call for artists for the Good Hart 2019 Artist Residencies – 2-3 week residencies dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides a live/work studio space, food, a $500.00 stipend, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative work. The resident artist is housed in a rural area within walking distance of Lake Michigan and the village of Good Hart, along the “Tunnel of Trees,” a Scenic Heritage Route. The Good Hart Artist Residency offers a solitary experience by hosting one resident at a time. The residency works in partnership with several local community organizations.
Deadline: 15 Jan 2019
Artist residency dates:
- May 10-24, 2019
- June 14-28, 2019
- July 31-August 14, 2019
- August 16-30, 2019
Writer residency dates:
- Sept 20-Oct 4, 2019
- October 5-19, 2019
- January 3-17, 2020
- January 29 – February 12, 2020
Good Hart 2019 Artist Residencies Include
- Two or three-week residency stay
- Live/work studio space
- Breakfast and lunch foods will be stocked in the studio apartment and dinners offered by the host family three times per week. Locally sourced ingredients and seasonal vegetables from an onsite garden when available.
- $500.00 stipend
About Good Hart Artist Residency
The Good Hart Artist Residency is motivated by the three concepts of Art, Place, and Community.
Art – Good Hart Artist Residency welcomes writers and artists working in all visual mediums. The residency provides time and space for writers and artists to create, as well as full room and board to allow residents time to focus on work.
Place – Good Hart is a very small town located on M-119, a scenic heritage route referred to as the Tunnel of Trees, in Northern Michigan. The area’s natural beauty includes the Lake Michigan shoreline, inland lakes, and coastal dunes and wetlands. This unique region is home to state parks and forests and more than 25 publicly accessible preserves.
Community – The Good Hart Artist Residency believes connecting people from different backgrounds and cultures feeds creativity and creates a more interesting and compassionate world. Artists-in-residence connect to the local community by collaborating with our partnering nonprofit organizations to provide educational workshops, presentations, and open houses.
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Every year from 2020, the Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura will award studio scholarships to artists who are dedicated to three-dimensional work. Length of stay: beginning of May to the end of October. Five artists will be selected by the jury to live and work at the Centro Internazionale di Scultura.
Deadline: 31 Mar 2019
Professional 3-D artists may apply for a studio scholarship after completion of their studies at a recognized university/academy. Recommended are one to two years professional experience and exhibitions of their work. Three-dimensional artists with no formal education may apply if they have been working as artists for at least five years and have exhibited their works publicly (in galleries, art spaces, museums) or have been able to exhibit three of their works in a public space.
Each studio scholarships holder will have an apartment in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia, Switzerland. There are six residential units in this house. Each unit has its own shower/toilet and small kitchenette. The house has a large kitchen and dining area for communal use. The scholarship holders are expected to cater for themselves. Internet connection is available: WLAN.
There are five studios available. These are usually awarded only once. The studios are designed as autonomous working units. The scholarship holders must be willing and capable of working independently with sculpting materials. In line with the purpose of the Foundation, the marble of Peccia is the main work material, but all other stones and other materials such as wood, metal, plaster, clay, and paper can be used. There are no assistants or other workers available to help with the projects.
After their stay, the scholarship holders may become members of the Artistic Committee. They are eligible in the awarding of the studios together with the Artistic Committee members and the jury. As a rule, one former scholarship holder is elected to become a member of the jury.
Studio Scholarships Artist Benefits
The scholarship is CHF 1500 per month. The artists will have at their disposal a personal studio, a shared work area with a 20-ton crane, and three workshops equipped with all the necessary tools and materials for work with stone (marble), wood, and metal. They will live in individual apartments in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia.
The works created in Peccia are subject to a commission of 30%. If an artist is able to sell one of his/her works created in Peccia, 30% of the proceeds will go to the Centro (Artists’ Solidarity Contribution).
About Centro Internazionale di Scultura
Since the dawn of human history, men and women have shaped everyday objects into special forms. In so doing, they have left behind traces of their own lives and the world of their imagination. All cultures known to us, on any of our continents, have thus created sculptures in which past, present, and future are intertwined in forms of everlasting beauty. They will continue to generate significant expressions of mankind’s own perceptions in the future.
As part of Centro Internazionale di Scultura’s wholehearted commitment to this tradition, they strongly believe in the potential for development that is offered by three-dimensional art. With the aim of promoting the artists working in the field, Centro Internazionale di Scultura are committed to the creation of the International Centre for Sculpture as a place where tradition is developed and celebrated further in the years to come.
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Imagine is proud to announce its call for Artists In Residence 2019. Imagine is looking for artists and designers who can inspire their customers and community with amazing projects using Imagine and Tsukineko products.
Deadline: 18 Oct 2018
Imagine is looking for energetic artists to fill two different exciting roles for 2019:
Project/Tutorial Artists who create and provide up to three different projects or innovative techniques per month with complete instructions and photographs that will be featured online and in printed formats.
Video Project/Tutorial Artists who will submit two edited videos per month featuring a project and/or innovative technique which will be shared with our community.
Perks for Imaging Artist in Residence 2019
- Artwork will be featured on Imagine’s blog, social media, website, and print platforms
- Generous supply of Imagine and Tsukineko products with which to create your projects
- Involvement with product development and advanced access to new products before the public
- Supplies from Imagine’s preferred partners
- Links back to your blog or website connected to each blog post featuring your work
Imagine makes high-quality inks in a wide variety of colors, palettes, and multi-use forms to nurture their customer’s creative souls. They live to support creative work and love empowering artists. Imagine offers its own line of products as well as those of Tsukineko. This has resulted in an unequaled product line that includes inks in a huge variety of colors and tools that can be used on a variety of surfaces including paper, fabric, wood, metal, and glass. Products in the line-up include VersaMark, Memento, and StazOn inkpads and inkers as well as Memento Dual Tip Markers, Creative Medium, and Kaleidacolor sliding ink palettes.
A major part of Imagine’s commitment to their customers is to provide comprehensive, practical, and insightful information about their products, as well as providing inspiration through a wide variety of project ideas and skill-building techniques. As they learn the creative ways artists use their products, they get excited about future product development. They are committed to offering new inks, tools, and materials to give artists a no-limit approach to their work.
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Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) announces a call for artists for KIRA 2019, awarding up to fifteen artists with one month residencies in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada.
Deadline: 15 Dec 2018
- Support artists by providing space for creative inquiry and time to take their creative practice to the next level
- Invite artists to explore their ideas and practice within the context of the region including Kingsbrae Garden, a 27-acre horticultural masterpiece located in the historic seaside town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick
- Create a community of artists, thinkers, and practitioners
- Introduce and thoughtfully engage artists with the community
KIRA 2019 artists will be selected using a panel review process who considers the following criteria: overall merit of work, readiness to engage with the community, potential to develop creative practice, influence by the location, and statistical data including career level, and geographic location. References of finalists will be contacted. A 30-minute conference call between the finalists and program administrators will be conducted before acceptance into the residency program.
KIRA 2019 Program Details and Support
- One month of free studio space in a freestanding 300-square foot studio equip with Wi-Fi
- Awarded stipend of $1,500 per month
- Artists will be responsible for covering costs associated with materials and shipping, travel costs, and other living expenses
- Private bedroom/bathroom in a well-maintained historic property located steps away from the studio
- Up to five artists living on-site plus the program director
- Two meals a day
- Audience engagement opportunities
- Access to Kingsbrae Garden public events
- Scheduled access to: nontoxic printmaking equipment (linoblock, woodcut, and letter set printing, range of typeset), ceramics equipment (pottery kick-wheels, medium sized kiln, outdoor gas fired kiln), woodshop and mechanical shop with a range of basic hand tools and resources
- Artists will participate in Open Studios for the public Saturdays from 10am-1pm
Artists will be provided with an individual studio space, comfortable housing, up to two prepared meals each day and a stipend. They will live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located on the property. The residence is within walking distance of the down town. Artists should bring all materials needed as supplies and provisions are limited in town. As part of the residency, artists engage with the community weekly during Open Studio Days. During this time the artist will share their weekly progress. Artists will present a final Artist Experience the last week of residency to the visiting public.
About Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts
Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts is located in the historic seaside town of St Andrews by the Sea. St Andrews is a renowned for its many artists and art organizations and venues. Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre and the St Andrews Arts Council host arts exhibits, workshops, and opportunities to partner with and learn from the many artisans who both live in and visit the Town during the peak months. KIRA is the only organization of its kind in Atlantic Canada. KIRA has its own Artistic Director, Geoff Slater, well known in the art world the “Painter of Lines”, Geoff is available to guide and aid the artists as required.
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Listhus announces a call for artists for the Skammdegi Residency And Festival. Take the challenge of living with and respond to the dark, cold winter in north Iceland through any art form. Selected artists will have the opportunity to be secluded. Surrounded by mountains and snow, work in a quiet, creative space for ten weeks. This residency provides an excellent collaborative environment that encourages community engagement. The Skammdegi Festival will be held from 15-18 February 2019 for the final presentation of the challenge.
Deadline: 15 Jun 2018
Skammdegi, in Icelandic, means the Dark Winter, a condition that is a yearly right of passage in this part of the world. At its darkest on December 21, the mysterious local daylight is present for less than four hours. The rest is night. Surrounded by mountains on three sides and looking directly at the Northern Atlantic on the other, Olafsfjordur, in North Iceland, is the uniquely beautiful location of Listhús.
During the months of December and January, the sun never rises higher than the surrounding mountains. The land is covered by a mysterious light reflected from the snow-covered mountains. The atmosphere creates a special environmental and emotional challenge. Local people eager to raise their spirits in the long night light up their houses with colorful lights and celebrate the distinctive Icelandic Christmas traditions till January 6th. As the winter progresses, the sun gradually climbs the mountains until the first ray of sunshine glows on the highest local peak on January 21. By the end of the month, the sunshine will once again reach the town itself.
Having recently completed its forth running, the Skammdegi Residency And Festival has formed a distinct character. It provides a hospitable environment and rare atmosphere for artists doing experiments that they cannot implement elsewhere. While the location is remote and doesn’t have the resources present in a larger city, artists feel the freedom of creation. The residency duration is long enough for artists to explore a new place, establish a new idea, and achieve its implementation.
Skammdegi Residency And Festival Fee For Ten Weeks
- 900 euro: a single bedroom without extra studio, desk in the bedroom
- 1,100 euro: a single bedroom with working studio 5-7 sqm. shared or private
- 1,100 euro: a double bedroom without extra studio, desk in the bedroom
- 1,500 euro: a double room with studio 15-20 sqm.
- 2,000 euro: two-bedroom apartment, for maximum two couples, no extra working space provided
About Listhús ses.
Listhús SES. is a non-profit organization, run by a comprehensive team. It is not backed by public institutions. Activities are financed by the residency fee. There is no paid staff for daily operation. The residency fees are as low as possible.
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The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts in Canning, NS, invites submissions for their facilitated Breaking Ground Residencies. Artists who are interested in exploring what it means to work in, on, or from the land and community are welcome to apply.
Deadline: 24 Apr 2018
Artists will take inspiration from the Centre’s 178 acres of varied terrain overlooking the Bay of Fundy. They come together to work as collaborators and on individual projects inspired by the facilitators and the resources of the centre.
- During InterArts week, May 6-12, artists are invited to work with Kay Burns. She is a multidisciplinary artist based on Fogo Island, Newfoundland.
- The Puppetry residency week, May 20-27, brings together artists who want to work with community and everyday objects. They will create larger-than-life puppets to take into the local Apple Blossom Parade. Facilitated by Zach Fraser, an actor and puppet creator from Halifax and Montreal.
While all applicants must be working artists, applications from artists interested in moving from one discipline to another or working in a new way are encouraged.
Successful applicants to the Breaking Ground Residencies will be paid $500 and all food and accommodation. Artists are responsible for their own travel to Halifax and will be transported from there to Ross Creek if required. All residency programs will have public interactions and will be documented in print and film. This will cumulative with an exhibit online and in the centre’s community gallery in the fall.
This program is supported in part by the Canada Council for the Arts.
About Ross Creek Centre for the Arts
Giving voice through the arts, the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is a unique institution in Canada. It brings together the best in arts education for youth with community and professional artist programs. The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is a research and development centre for the arts of all disciplines and cultures. It is proud to help facilitate the development of new art from around the world in wonderful facilities on a spectacular farm in rural Nova Scotia.
“We lived in the farm house and used the studios and galleries for creating our newest dance work. This was a highly enjoyable and fruitful experience. As a group who usually works in a city, under the constraints of time and space, working at Ross Creek was quite the opposite. Having virtually unlimited access to the studios, a willing and supportive staff and a quiet, inspiring environment to work in, proved to be very conducive to our creative process.” -Susann Chiu, Dancer
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Fundación ‘ace announces a call for artists for the Production Residencies Buenos Aires 2018-19, supporting contemporary artistic practices through promoting the exchange, debate, experimentation, and collaboration of work. The program provides time, space, and guidance to explore expanded and traditional print media. It connects the artists with the art scene of Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of the Latin America cultural capitals.
Deadline: 30 Apr 2018
Production Residencies Buenos Aires 2018-19 are intended to produce new work, a project, or a site-specific installation with the possibility to show the finished work at the end of the stay. Fundación ‘ace encourages submitting those projects that question the singularity of the art object by using new media, design, and/or their interfaces, blurring their boundaries.
The program encompasses a period of four weeks. Artists can apply for any slot for next year and 2019. Residency working time starts on first Monday at 10 am and ends on last Friday at 6 pm.
Candidates For The Production Residency
- Artists who want to produce a body of work or start a project that involves production which may include an exhibition/installation
- Artists who need technical assistance to develop new work with traditional or experimental techniques of printmaking or want to explore new techniques that require technical and conceptual advice
- Printmakers that would like access to specific equipment to produce their work, editions, or large size prints with or without assistance from the master printer
Artists have two different possibilities of lodging. A) Aloj´ace is the guesthouse located twenty minutes from the ‘ace studio. It is the perfect opportunity to be hosted in city center around many cultural attractions. Get immersed in the city while spending the working day in the quiet Colegiales neighbourhood where the ‘ace studio is located. The apartment is equipped to accommodate artists and curators, fully furnished with a full kitchen and bath and all costs (Internet WI-FI, cable television, local phone usage, cleaning, linen, and utilities) are included. This apartment can receive up to two artists or a single artist with accompaniment. B) The artist may arrange his/her own lodging by renting an apartment or staying with friends or in hostels, hotels, or B&Bs. Buenos Aires is a city that offers many lodging options.
No application fees for Production Residencies Buenos Aires 2018-19. The production residency has a basic fee and the artist can select other options including lodging, materials, or technical assistance. Basic fee covers studio space and access to equipment. The residency fee does not include travel, health insurance, and shipping expenses.
After receiving all the information for the specific type of residency, artists complete an application form which the ‘ace team will provide.
Production Residencies Buenos Aires 2018-19 Artist Benefits
Artists that choose the Production Residencies Buenos Aires 2018-19 use the ‘ace workshop – a large, quiet space with lots of light coming from several large windows and two skylights. The shop includes equipment to facilitate a variety of traditional and new print processes including intaglio, monotype/monoprint, woodblock, waterless lithography, silk-aquatint, photpolymer intaglio, and artists’ books and drawing.
In ‘ace, residencies are not only opportunities to have time and space, but also support in a collaborative way of thinking. One of the ‘ace strengths is to have an accomplished professional team. The director, master-printers, assistants, and volunteers are a unique group of people specially trained to do residences and generate projects. They will help conceptualize and produce all kinds of projects. If assistance is needed to expand the project, produce work, identify and contact a specific community with which to work, look for locations for photography, or sound or film or incorporate printmaking as a means of expression, then this team is perfect.
Artists will receive full support to develop their project within a professional team with thirteen years of experience in the field of artistic residencies. They will receive online presence in the ‘ace website and social media.
About Fundación ‘ace
Fundación ‘ace is an independent artist-in-residence centre in the visual arts located in the city of Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. Residencies, exhibitions, international projects. and workshops act as bridges connecting foreign artists with artists from Argentine provinces with the urban and social environment of the city.
Its mission is to promote contemporary artistic practices that involve printmaking, photography, design, and new media. Artists explore their mutual interfaces through research and production residencies, promoting exchange, discussion, experimentation, and collaboratively work. The vision is to be an inspiring place to create. It strives to unite artists around the world and shorten the distances between old and new technologies and artistic genres.
Buenos Aires is one of the Latin American cultural capitals. In the year 2004 ´ace moved to its definitive space in Colegiales neighbourhood, Buenos Aires city. It is a family residence built in the year 1914. It was neatly repaired for over a period of two years with the purpose of converting it into the dreamed space capable of developing our activities. The restoration project respected the traditional structure of casa chorizo. It recovered all the original rudiments that the house already had, adding value through a careful and specialized restoration process.
The architectural space was re-structured on a base of three main spaces 1) the poliglota room, the public area for projects and exhibitions; 2) print workshop/dark room; and 3) library/digital media room, all complement a private studio named after the tower, a coffee and lunch area, restrooms, a deposit. and beautiful terrace that allows fun and recreation.
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Bilpin International Ground for Creative Initiatives (BigCi) announces a call for artists for the BigCi Environmental Awards 2018.
Deadline: 1 Jun 2018
The two winning artists will each receive four free weeks of BigCi residency and AUD$2,000 spending money. In addition, up to AUD$2,000 flight travel subsidy will be shared between the two winners.
About Bilpin International Ground for Creative Initiatives
BigCi is an independent, artist run, not for profit artist residency program with a focus on supporting practicing artists by facilitating their projects. BigCi is flexible in the range of creative initiatives, personal in working with individual artists, quick in making decisions, energetic in development and implementation of projects, and keen to be involved in multidisciplinary collaborations. Situated on the edge of the Unesco-listed Wollemi National Park, part of Greater Blue Mountains, BigCi is near Sydney, Australia.
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High Concept Labs (HCL) announces a call for artists for their Sponsored Artist Program Fall 2018, designed to promote the growth of artists and their work through the donation of customizable, no-cost support service. Projects are chosen twice a year and last for a period of four months. The Fall 2018 season runs from August 1st through November 30th, 2018.
Deadline: 13 May 2018
New in 2018, High Concept Labs’ Summer and Winter Intensives provide artists with a dedicated studio space to develop their projects. Through the intensive, artists have the opportunity to create durational, long-term performances, installations, and exhibitions.
Sponsored Artist Program Fall 2018 support services include:
- Rehearsal, workshop, and performance space (8-10 hours per week on average
- Administrative and production assistance
- Communications and design support
- Audience development and media outreach
- Artistic consultation
- Photo and video documentation
- Strategic networking for partnerships, funding, and creative collaborators
- Teaching and workshop opportunities
- Participation in HCL Artist Critique sessions
- Field-based or cross-disciplinary mentorship
Projects that require services to support the long-term development of a body of work and are not geared toward a public showing. Projects are geared toward a workshop-showing after a period of incubation. The purpose of the showing is to gauge the development of the work and see how it changes in the presence of an invited audience. HCL acts as a producing partner to present a formal exhibition or performance for the public.
About High Concept Labs
Since its foundation in 2009, High Concept Labs has been providing Chicago artists with flexible, affordable space in which to develop projects and new works. HCL began by sharing space, a warehouse located in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, that artists could use to develop their projects. Over the course of its first year, HCL evolved into a full-fledged arts service organization, assisting artists with administration, publicity, and production. From inception, HCL’s goal was simple: to grow art.
In 2010, HCL created the Sponsored Artist Program, a four-month residency program available to selected artists from a range of artistic disciplines, designed to provide customizable support services. The program serves as HCL’s artistic foundation. Program applicants submit a project or proposal which they would like to develop during their residency. Vetted by HCL’s Artistic Advisory Council, artists accepted into the program receive access to a 2,000 square foot studio space; artistic, marketing, and event support; equipment access; and documentation services (photography and video) at no cost.
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