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Sunday, November 22, 2015

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Artist-in-Residence at Emmanuel College Art Department, Boston

The Emmanuel Art Department awards a residency to one individual from each of our four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking and social justice. They strive to foster a supportive environment to achieve creative and artistic excellence. The residency also plays an important role in advancing the visual arts on the Emmanuel campus, providing 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. 

  • Artists must not be currently enrolled in any academic program 
  • Residency is from mid June to mid August 2015 - exact dates will be announced in late March 
  • 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 or apartments, with access to a small kitchen. 
  • Artists must agree to give a presentation or demo during the 2016/17 academic year *Two artists will be invited back based on teaching needs 
  • Residents have access to communal college studio facilities with ample space sharing - ceramics, wood shop, print shop, darkroom, maclab and drawing studio 
  • Artists must devote 3 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 are responsible for all material and food costs during the residency. 
  • Artists will donate one piece to Emmanuel College at the end of the residency. 

RECEIPT of Application is due by February 1st, 2016.

Application requirements:
  • Application form
  • Letter of intent: please describe your plan for your time at the residency
  • 10-20 digital images of work (2-4 MB jpeg, 300 dpi)
  • Artist statement
  • C.V.
  • NO APPLICAITON FEE! [Note: At least I couldn't find one. GWS]
Applications may also be submitted via post in digital format on a CD or USB.
Contact with questions or technical dificulties.
*Please note: We cannot confirm receipt of your application. Please obtain delivery confirmation through the delivery provider. Application materials will not be returned.
Mail your application to:
Chantal Harris
Administrative Director of ECAR
Emmanuel College
400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

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