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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Trestle Art Space (TAS) is accepting applications ($10 fee) for the Trestle Artist Residency, housing not provided.
Deadline: 1 Apr 2018
Residency Dates: July 1 – December 31, 2018
The Trestle Artist Residency is a professional development program which aims to provide space, community, and exhibition opportunities for emerging artists. These goals are achieved through six to twelve month residencies. This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an Trestle Art Space Member.
The Trestle Artist Residency residency is ideal for artists:
- Developing a new body of work
- Entering or re-entering the art world
- Who have graduated with a BFA or MFA within the past two years
The Trestle Artist Residency (open or private studio) comes with 24/7 access to discounted studio space, and includes monthly advisor meetings with one of three advisors: Christina Kelly, Jason Stopa, or Adrienne Tarver. Each of the twelve meetings include formal critiques, studio visits with NYC curators and art world professionals, and opportunities to exhibit resident artwork curated by prominent guest curators.
Residents receive a 10% discount on the TAS Membership. Residents are given the opportunity to exhibit their work at Trestle. By participating in this program, artists take advantage of networking and community building opportunities in addition to having access to low-cost studio space. Residents give back to the community. They peek into the administrative end of the art world by volunteering in the gallery or studio for three hours per month.
About Trestle Art Space
Trestle Art Space is a 501c3 non-profit contemporary art space. It is located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and was established in 2012 in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Their mission is to foster creativity and community by offering exhibition, education, and networking opportunities for contemporary artists and curators. They provide a place for creative people to focus on the development of their art and career. The mission is carried out through four core programs: contemporary exhibitions, professional development, community classes, and residencies.
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Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts announces a call for artists for their Summer / Fall 2018 Residencies, offering time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. Located on 30,000 acres of scenic splendor at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest outside of Saratoga, Wyoming. The camp is next to Brush Creek, in between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges, on a historic working ranch.
Deadline: 1 Mar 2018
Brush Creek Arts Foundation Summer / Fall 2018 Residencies enable artists to professionally develop their work in a relaxing, remote and inspiring setting. Writers, visual artists, performance artists, musicians, and composers are encouraged to apply for a three week artist residency program.
Summer / Fall 2018 Residencies Artist Benefits
Selected applicants will be awarded a three week residency complete with lodging, meals, and studio space at Brush Creek Ranch outside of Saratoga, WY. Residents are at liberty to structure their own time and activity while on a creative retreat. Whether solitude or social engagement is inspiring, the opportunities for creative enrichment are endless at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. The artist’s camp features eight working studios in historic, restored ranch buildings and eight individual residences with private bath, closet, and separate workspace. Kitchen, library, family room, and laundry facility are shared. All meals are provided which includes a self-prepared breakfast, bagged lunches, and family-style dinners.
About Brush Creek Foundation For The Arts
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers residencies for artists on a historic working ranch in Wyoming. From countless miles of trails to hike, bike, snowshoe, or cross-country ski, this unique destination offers endless ways to enjoy the spectacular country. A diversity of wildlife call the ranch home including antelope, deer, elk, moose, fox, badger, and marmots.
Over the years, Brush Creek Ranch has served as a home to numerous families, cattle, and horse herds. It offers a one-of-a-kind gathering place for guests from around the world. The story of Brush Creek Ranch dates back to 1884 when the Sterrett brothers settled the land and built the original homestead with logs cut, skid, and hauled from the adjoining National Forest. In 2008, the ranch was purchased by Bruce White, Chairman and CEO of White Lodging, one of the most respected names in the hotel industry.
Brush Creek Ranch is the culmination of the White family’s extensive hospitality experience, continuous dedication to philanthropy, and unabashed passion for the sustainability of authentic Western heritage. Their vision unfolds as a refined getaway that strikes a perfect balance between active outdoor recreation, shared experiences, economic sustainability, and preservation of the western way of life. Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts came into being in 2011 to create incomparable residencies for artists in a variety of genres.
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The Textile Arts Center (TAC) announces a call for artists for their Artists In Residence Cycle 10. Over the course of nine months, eight artists and designers delve into a full curriculum underscored by continuous critical dialogue. Ongoing conversations allow artists to foster greater consciousness within their practices and center their work.
Deadline: 19 Mar 2018
Residents study weaving, knitting, and surface design, along with textile history, modern craft theory, and professional development. Through balanced examination of historical and topical practices, residents develop contemporary works with a solid appreciation for common artistic heritage. Structured weekly seminars are moderated by some of today’s leading business and textile innovators. At AIR, students are able to advance and elevate their work, actively pursue their career ambitions, and share their knowledge outside of the studio walls.
Artists In Residence Cycle 10 structured weekly seminars focus on craft theory, technique, exposition, the history and conservation of textiles, and professional development. Each are designed to cultivate artistic rigor and elucidate practice. Three (3) months are spent in technical workshops exploring weaving, printing and dyeing methods, needle arts, sculpture, drawing, and more; followed by three (3) months of textile history and craft theory; concluding with three (3) months of professional development. Classes are taught by TAC staff as well as visiting instructors and professionals.
Group salon-style critiques with special guests from galleries, museums, the textile and design industries, and other working artists. A sampling of guest instructors and critics include: Sarah Scaturro (The Costume Institute), Gina Gregorio (PRATT, RISD), Pascale Gueracague (Lululemon), Grace Bonney (Design Sponge), Tara St. James (Study NY, BFDA), Sabrina Gschwandtner, Rebecca Kelly (FIT), Sarah Byrd (FIT, NYU), Annie Coggan (AIR Alumni, PRATT, SVA), Carin Kuoni (Vera List Center), Alexa Winton (Parsons), Marci McDade (Surface Design Journal), Liz Collins, Elana Herzog, Elissa Auther (MAD) Erin M Riley, Pascale Gatzen (ArtEZ), Natalia Nakazawa (EFA), Carolyn Sycles (Abrons Arts Center), and Samantha Bittman.
Artists In Residence Cycle 10 Artist Benefits
- Group exhibition, including artist talk.
- Association with a quickly growing arts organization focused on the textile and fiber community that holds classes, workshops, exhibitions, guest lectures, screenings while working with esteemed teachers, artists and designers from the textile industry and art world
- Exposure through TAC marketing and programming to include blog entries and posts featuring artists, link on TAC website to personal work and individual bios, catalogue for group show, and networking
- Teaching and development opportunities with TAC programming for adults, teens and children
- $600 worth of free classes at Textile Arts Center followed by 30% off all additional classes taken
- Relationship with a mentor
About Textile Arts Center
Textile Arts Center aspires to unite and empower the textile community and advocate for the handmade. It is a NYC-based resource facility dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of textiles through creative educational programs for children and adults. TAC aspires to unite the textile community and advocate for the handmade by providing accessible, skills-based classes that reinvigorate engagement with traditional crafts. Techniques like weaving, sewing, and dyeing are practical, connective, and process-driven. They are common denominators for designers, artists, and creative practitioners around the world. Because these activities are so widely used, they help to foster community and bring creativity back into our daily lives. They are part of our collective history and vital to our ongoing expressions of design, art, and culture.
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