This residency is open to artists from Kansas and Missouri or with strong ties to the Midwest. Housing is not provided. Must be 18 years of age or older. Open to painting, mixed media and fiber arts only.
Our Contemporary Social Consciousness Art Residency Program is given to one artist per year. The residency runs January 2019 – December 2019. This is a residency designed to produce a body of work that speaks to a humanitarian or global issue. Artist will have access to an open communal studio space in our Artist Underground during open hours. The Artist chosen will receive a stipend of 500.00 for art supplies and materials. Free Wifi Access. The Gallery will provide access to a store room, easel, work table. Artist must supply other materials needed. At the end of the residency, the artist will have a show of the works completed.
Artist must complete a minimum of 50 hours of Studio time per quarter of the residency. The artist will have the opportunity to curate one show in the 2019 season at the gallery under the direction of the art director. The artist will work as a teacher on staff for various art programs and be paid for this time. The artist must volunteer a minimum of 8 hours a month to teaching in one of our outreach programs. Artist will present a one hour lecture at the gallery at the end of the residency about the body of work.
$30.00 per application (non-refundable deposit. Not an indication that the artist will be chosen).
Entries due by April 10th, 2019