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Friday, September 18, 2015

SEEKING Submissions: 100 West, Corsicana, TX, Artist's Residencies

100 West grants artists and writers residencies to create work in this historic building repurposed for studio space. Large scale, light filled rooms are provided alongside complete living accommodations and wood shop access to produce work in two or three dimension, installation, or writing.  This residency experience is enriched by artist-made furniture and antiques in a building virtually unaltered since 1898.  Original mill work, light fixtures, painted doors and walls now cracked and worn remain amid three years of preservation work, and effectively contrast contemporary modes of art making.  100W maintains a close connection with Dallas art culture less than an hour away from downtown Corsicana, where faded vestiges of the nineteenth century oil boom make it quintessentially Texas.
100W is pleased to offer the application below for artists and writers seeking both funded and non-funded studio residencies.  Two fully funded, 6-week residencies are available for one artist and one writer between January and May 2016 is available with a $25 application fee.  This application will be reviewed for multiple upcoming opportunities, including group exhibitions, and 100W Catalogue contributors.  
Artists choosing to cover their residency costs themselves (outlined below) may apply at anytime, but are encouraged to submit before December 1, 2015 to secure their preferred time of residency in 2016.


Two fully-funded, 6-week residencies are available to one selected artist and one selected writer for a time of their choosing between January 1 - May 31, 2016.  If you choose to apply for this residency, you must also submit the $25 application fee requested below. Selected Artist announced November 8.

Selected Artist receives the following package:

- 2400 square foot private Encampment Studio on 3rd Floor
- 500 square foot private bedroom
- Furnished with 100W Artist-made easel, chair and bed
- Access to First Floor Woodshop
- Concluding Gallery exhibition with patron dinner
- Photograph documentation by WELD photographer
- Published feature in annual 100W Catalogue
- Dallas and Corsicana press release
- Option to extend residency stay at Artist's expense


100W accepts applications for non-funded studios throughout the year on a rolling basis, but encourages applicants to submit by December 1, 2015 to secure their preferred residency time in 2016 if accepted.  No application fee is required.  Applicants are notified within two weeks following their submission.

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