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Skammdegi Residency And Festival – Call For Artists

Skammdegi Residency And Festival – Call For Artists

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.

Click here for the application / registration

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.

For more information, contact info@skammdegifestival.com.

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Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2018 – Call For Artists

Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2018 – Call For Artists

The Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2018 to four artists each summer. The residency supports a diverse group of artists. It provides time and space for artists to develop their work.

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Deadline: 1 Feb 2018

The Art Department aims specifically to award a residency to one individual from each of the four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking, and social justice. Emmanuel College strives to foster a supportive environment to achieve creative and artistic excellence. The residency plays an important role in advancing the visual arts on the Emmanuel campus. It provides an important educational program on contemporary art accessible to students, staff, and faculty. Residents should be willing to support and interact with each other, students, and faculty.

The Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2018 defines Emmanuel College as a leader in the visual arts. It brings greater visibility to that leadership role beyond the confines of the College.

Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2018 Specifications

  • Artists must not be currently enrolled in any academic program
  • Residency is from mid June to mid August 2018
  • Artists will receive a stipend of $1000 dollars and reimbursement for travel and visa up to an additional $1000
  • Lodging is provided in the college dorms with access to a small kitchen
  • Artists may be invited back for a presentation during the 2018/19 academic year based on teaching needs
  • Residents have access to communal college studio facilities with ample space sharing – ceramics, wood shop, print shop, darkroom, design lab, and drawing studios
  • Artists must devote three hours to Emmanuel’s summer art history course, Contemporary Art and Artistic Practice, discussing their own process
  • Emmanuel will host a closing exhibition for all resident artists to participate in and show the larger community the end result of your work.
  • Artists will donate one piece to Emmanuel College at the end of the residency

Each artist is provided housing on campus and a stipend between $1000-1500 dollars. This stipend primarily supports transportation costs to arrive on campus, then towards food and materials. With the dedicated time, and support of equipment and studio space at Emmanuel College many artists have spurred their career or honed and advanced a specific work in progress. Each artist has walked away with an accomplishment that could not have happened without the ECAR experience. Spending time in a new city has allowed our artists to make new connections and broaden their opportunities, leading to possible exhibitions and teaching positions in the greater Boston area.

About Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College is a liberal arts school in the heart of Boston with a seventeen acre campus. It was founded in 1919 as the first Catholic all women’s college in New England. In 2001, the school became coed. It is located in the Fenway district, next door to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and a short walk from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Since 2010, Emmanuel College has supported artists by offering a chance to spend the summer in this culturally rich area. With connections to Simmons, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Wentworth and Wheelock, it has an extensive network of library access and information of which artists get to take advantage.

For more information, contact ecar@emmanuel.edu.

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Go Elsewhere – Call for Artists

Elsewhere, a living museum, residency, and creative laboratory set inside a former thrift store, is accepting applications from artists and researchers working across all media, fields, and disciplines for 2016 and 2017.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 13 Feb 2016

Residents have access to the enormous collection of textiles, toys, books, consumer technologies, clothes, brik-a-brac, and general thrift for transformation. A curatorial team stewards the creative process and collection use, provides critical feedback, supports artist events, and facilitates connections with Greensboro neighbors and Elsewhere’s national artist network.

Elsewhere’s three story museum contains a vast 60 year inventory of cultural surplus and thrift, no longer for sale, and available for interpretation and transformation by its visiting artists and communities. Elsewhere encourages investigations into people and things, exploring inventories, artworks, living systems, and neighbors that model, exemplify, and invent new ways of living, working, and playing.

Elsewhere is an artist-run, non-profit living museum and artist residency in downtown Greensboro, NC. Utilizing the massive 60-year inventory, Elsewhere’s environment of art and everyday objects invokes new modes for creative response, living, doing, and exchanging in our neighborhood and across the world.

For more information, contact museum@goelsewhere.org.

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Artist Residency 2016 – Call for Artists

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency offers a seven week residency program located in Joshua Tree, CA.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Mar 2016

Program: May – July 2016

Artists are given free housing and studio space. Stipend award of up to $1000. Exhibit of artist work at JTAG gallery.

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency is a non profit organization providing opportunities for artists to explore new ideas and projects in the beauty of the Mojave Desert.

For more information, contact info@jthar.com.

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Summer 2016 International Artist Residencies in Rome, Italy

c.r.e.t.a. rome offers artist residencies for ceramic artists, visual artists, and writers for a periods of 4 and 5 weeks.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Mar 2016

A selection committee composed of artists, art critics, and historians carefully evaluates applicants based on their artistic experience, merit, and project proposal.

Artists have the opportunity to focus on their art, whether it be creating a new body of work, expanding a well-established oeuvre, or allowing themselves to draw inspiration from their surroundings and the centuries of culture that define the eternal city.

c.r.e.t.a. rome is offering an international self-funded residency program in Rome, Italy. The Italian word for clay seemed perfect to express our commitment to creating an international reference point for ceramics and the arts in the eternal city of Rome. Moreover, taken as an acronym, it spells out our main activities: ceramics, residencies, exhibitions, teaching and the arts. We are located in the mid 16th-century Palazzo Delfini in the historical center of Rome, just blocks from the Capitoline Hill on one side and the Pantheon on the other.

For more information, contact cretarome@gmail.com.

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Pop-up Residency – Call for Artists

Greenhill’s Pop-Up Residency is a 10-day program in which selected NC artists create and exhibit artworks in ArtQuest.

Call for artists application

Deadline: Ongoing

A Pop-Up Residency is perfect for the artist who enjoys interaction with visitors and likes to engage in active conversations about creative practices and artmaking. Our goal is for the artist to be energized by the interactions and for the visitor to deepen their experience at Greenhill and help them make connections between the works in The Gallery and an artist’s creative process. Pop-Up Residency is a competitive process with applications accepted on an on-going basis.

Materials stipend of $200 is provided for each selected artist as well as access to some of the resources of ArtQuest. Artists will be expected to work in the studio during regular business hours for a minimum of seven days to include one Family Night, which takes place on Wednesdays from 5-7 PM, and Greenhill’s First Friday event from 6-9 PM offering artists a unique opportunity to share their work with visitors. Selected artists will be required to document their residency using Greenhill’s blog.

Greenhill is a space for NC Art and is composed of four spaces; ArtQuest, The Gallery, InFocus Gallery and The Shop. We engage a broad community of artists, adults and children through dynamic exhibitions and educational programs while providing a platform for exploration and investment in art. We are the only non-collecting organization dedicated to presenting, promoting and advocating contemporary visual art and artists of NC. Greenhill is located at 200 North Davie Street in the Greensboro Cultural Center.

For more information, contact laura.maruzzella@greenhillnc.org.

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Artists in Residence at University College Dublin

The UCD College of Science, in partnership with Parity Studios, is very pleased to announce the call for artists in residence for 2016.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Nov 2015

A one year residency is offered to professional artists. This includes studio space at UCD Parity Studios, a fee of euro 5,000.00 and access to all of the lectures, research seminars and other resources of the University. Please note that residency does not include accommodation. The artist will have the opportunity to engage with staff in the College towards the creation of work related to the multifaceted scientific issues and challenges in contemporary society.

We offer:

  • Studio space with 24 hour access.
  • Access to UCD library.
  • An opportunity for mutual exchange with scientists and other researchers at UCD.
  • Opportunity to participate in the UCD Art In Science programme of talks, exhibitions, and performances.
  • Additional funding of up to euro 1,000 may be applied for, towards public dissemination/exhibition of residency related work.

UCD Parity Studios is a dynamic practice based programme that brings artists and academics, researchers and students, together in collaborative work. Through our Artist In Residence Programme and elective modules including Tunnelling Art and Science, we explore new ways to excite, inspire, and communicate across the traditional boundaries of our disciplines and beyond.

For more information, contact parity.studios@ucd.ie.

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Artist-in-residence Program Barcelona – Call for Artists

La Escocesa Art Center opens a call for visual artists through its residency program (4 studios are available).

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Nov 2015

Residencies calendar:

  • November 25, 2015 to November 25, 2017
  • November 25, 2015 to November 25, 2017
  • January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2018
  • January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016
  • July 2, 2016 to December 31, 2016

Monthly prices:

  • Individual artists= 100 €
  • Artists collectives= 150 €
  • Plus additional 150 € fee in the beginning of the residency that will be returned in the end of it.

Jury members:

  • Ruben Verdú, artist (Venezuela – Barcelona)
  • Carles Taché, Taché Gallery (Barcelona)
  • Àlex Mitrani, independent curator (Barcelona)
  • Esteve Caramés – member of the Institute of Culture (City Council of Barcelona)
  • Mike Swaney, artist – member of the Associació d’Idees – La Escocesa
  • Llapispanc, artist – member of the Associació d’Idees – La Escocesa

Benefits:

  • Four studios available in La Escocesa building.
  • The studios are about 35 m2 (7×5 meters) in size.
  • Wireless internet, electricity, water, and supplies.
  • Ability to use the common areas (kitchen, exhibition space, and Espai M) and other services (utility room, computer, and some tools and technical equipment of La Escocesa).
  • Ability to apply for international residency and production – exhibition grants for the resident artists.
  • Ability to exhibit at Espai M and to participate in other collaborative production and exhibition projects of the Center.
  • Promotion services trough La Escocesa’s communication channels (such as website, social networks, and postcards).

La Escocesa Art Center is a center for visual art production located in Barcelona (in the District of Sant Martí, Poblenou neighborhood) specialized in painting, sculpture, silk screening, graffiti, illustration, physical installations, and ephemeral architecture.

It is an Art Factory Center for visual artists that want to improve their creativity and professional career. La Escocesa is a member of Barcelona City Council’s Art Factories Project (Fàbriques de Creació) and provides a public service for creation oriented to the best upcoming visual artists of the city and the sector. It offers studios, tools, and equipment for the work in the arts as well as promotion services and activities for the resident artists and collaborators with that intention. The center frequently collaborates with other art spaces and networks from the District, the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and in some foreign countries.

La Escocesa is a public service for the arts in the city of Barcelona and is managed by the visual artist’s association “Associació d’Idees,” an association whose members have a long-term experience in La Escocesa factory complex since 1999, before becoming an official service for the city and sector in 2008.

Currently, the resident profiles are a combination between established artists and those who are in the process of professional development.

The center has 21 workshops / studios in total in its two floors. On the top floor, there are studios for painters and illustrators, mainly, and on the ground floor there are studios for artists that work in sculpture and installations.

For more information, contact convocatorias@laescocesa.org.

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Ragdale Residency – Call for Artists

The Ragdale Foundation offers creative professionals of the highest caliber an inspiring, supportive environment where they can produce enduring, inventive works. More than 150 residencies and fellowships are now offered annually to creative professionals of all types, making Ragdale one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 May 2016

Each session, 13 artists-in-residence experience uninterrupted time for dedicated work on a 5-acre historic campus beside a beautiful 50-acre prairie, 30 miles north of Chicago. With live/work studios, all meals provided, and unmatched staff support, Ragdale lets artists focus on what’s most important: creating new work.

Time and space

  • 18- or 25-day residency sessions
  • Private room
  • Personal studio spaces for visual artists
  • 24-hour access to studio and communal spaces

Supportive community

  • Attentive staff
  • Family-style dinners prepared by Chef Linda
  • Opportunities to share work with and to gain feedback from other residents
  • Easy access to the cultural resources of Chicago and Milwaukee

Inspiring atmosphere

  • Library of past resident works
  • Historic home and garden
  • Creative atmosphere, surrounded by peers
  • 50-acre native prairie
  • Recreational access to gym, beach, biking and walking paths

The Ragdale Foundation is a nonprofit artists’ community located on the former country estate of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw.

More than 150 residencies and fellowships are now offered annually to creative professionals of all types, making Ragdale one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country. Ragdale residents represent a cross-section of ages, cultures, experience, and mediums, for a diverse and vibrant community.

In each session, 13 artists-in-residence enjoy uninterrupted time for work, a supportive environment, dynamic artist exchanges, 50 acres of idyllic prairie, and a family-style dinner each evening.

For more information, contact amy@ragdale.org.

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New York Artist Residency and Exhibition – Call for Artists

Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to participate in an exciting Artist Residency program in New York City.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 19 Oct 2015

Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a figure painting intensive two-week program. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint in NYC.

Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive two-week program. The application is open to visual artists worldwide, including all mediums and styles of artwork. We are accepting artists that want to dedicate their time to painting, learning the ins and outs of the New York art world and exploring all the wonderful opportunities that the city has to offer artists. Art classes will alternate between figurative painting and drawing, the business of art, guest speakers and lecturers. We will explore the contemporary art galleries of Chelsea and the Lower East Side and visit the great museums of New York. Additionally, an exhibition and opening reception will be held for the participating resident artists at Dacia Gallery.

Dacia Gallery is a contemporary art gallery presenting museum quality solo and group exhibitions of established and emerging artists in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Since 2010, Dacia has gained extensive attention amongst collectors and art connoisseurs by mounting increasingly ambitious representational, landscape and abstract exhibitions, which have included notable artists: Janet A. Cook, Stephen Early, Max Ginsburg, Kristy Gordon, Maria Kreyn, Travis Little, Daniel Maidman, Christopher Pugliese, Nelson Shanks and Patricia Watwood. Dacia’s success is a result of a fresh and unconventional apparoach as to what a gallery should encompass, and by partnering with artists to build a strong community of like-minded individuals willing to support and promote each other’s achievements. In addition, exhibiting artists are always present at our opening receptions where we invite them to give an artist talk and to meet and greet the admiring public.

For more information, contact info@daciagallery.com.

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