Opportunities

Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: caitlin@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.
 

Residencies

Summer Sculpture Park Residency: Gilbertsville Expressive Movement: 03/01

Gilbertsville Expressive Movement is seeking portfolios from sculptors who are interested in constructing a permanent large-scale outdoor sculpture on their 14-acre Sculpture Park during the Residency program. The size of the sculpture should be ambitious and the theme is wide-ranging. Materials used must be able to withstand year-round weather conditions. Artist is expected to donate their sculpture as a permanent installation to the G.E.M. Sculpture Park.

Residency Includes:

  • 24/7 access to metal fabrication studio with specialized equipment to be used for work
  • Materials needed for the projects
  • Access to local resources
  • Technical and logistical support
  • Housing which includes a private bedroom with shared bath, kitchen and living space. $1500 monthly scholarships to cover food, transportation, and living expenses
  • The expenses are covered by monies earmarked for residencies give by the Skolnick Family Foundation. 

For application guidelines, email GvilleExpress@gmail.com or call 607-783-2897. 

Deadline: March 1

Notification: April 1

Work begins: May 1

For more information, click here.

Call for Applications: Creative Alliance Residency Program

The Creative Alliance is accepting applications for its live/work studio Residency Program beginning in Summer 2019. This long-term program, founded in 2003, is open to artists of all media who would like to deepen their practice in a supportive, dynamic environment, and interact with colleagues who thrive in a lively cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary live/work environment.

The Residency Program provides a highly visible, intense and creative environment for the production of artwork in all media. Attracting artists from around Baltimore, nationally, and internationally, the program is located on the second floor of The Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, Baltimore’s most diverse neighborhoods. A rarity in the field of artist residencies, Creative Alliance’s long-term program has a lease commitment from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 3 years. The Residency Program accommodates eight resident artists, one in each of the studios. It is intended for emerging artists and more accomplished artists whose goal is to invigorate their work in an intensive creative atmosphere. Artists are encouraged (but not required) to use the studios as their primary residence. With the support of the Creative Alliance staff, resident artists will be at the center of the Baltimore art scene, with a wealth of community contacts and professional resources at their fingertips. Resident Artists are also afforded special opportunities through Creative Alliance’s robust programming.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March, 5 2019 | 5PM

Application Fee: $15

Timeline for Deadlines:
Tue, Mar 5     Deadline for receipt of all materials by 5pm
Mon, Apr 1      Selected artists notified in writing
July 2019        New leases begin / Move-in

Click here for more information and how to apply
 

Residency: Creative Alliance's Resident Artist Program: 3/5

Creative Alliance's Resident Artist Program

Description: The Residency Program provides a highly visible, intense and creative environment for the production of artwork in all media. Attracting artists from around Baltimore, nationally, and internationally, the program is located on the second floor of The Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, Baltimore’s most diverse neighborhoods. A rarity in the field of artist residencies, Creative Alliance’s long-term program has a lease commitment from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 3 years.

The Residency Program accommodates eight resident artists, one in each of the studios. It is intended for emerging artists and more accomplished artists whose goal is to invigorate their work in an intensive creative atmosphere. Artists are encouraged (but not required) to use the studios as their primary residence. With the support of the Creative Alliance staff, resident artists will be at the center of the Baltimore art scene, with a wealth of community contacts and professional resources at their fingertips. Resident Artists are also afforded special opportunities through Creative Alliance’s robust programming. Specific opportunities include:

 

  • A built-in community of professional colleagues
  • Relationships with established artists and curators through annual studio visits & talks
  • Below market cost rent
  • Visibility through open studios public programs and tours with high-level donors
  • Extensive connections and exposure to diverse audiences, professional opportunities, other artists and community organizations
  • Opportunity to present a major project through in a gallery exhibition, performance, screening, community art program or other appropriate projects.
  • Ability to use Creative Alliance as a fiscal sponsor for applications at a greatly reduced rate
  • Marketing support from Creative Alliance staff
  • Opportunities to become a paid instructor to teach free art/performance/writing/film workshops through the Creative Alliance’s Workshop Program

Deadline: Tue, March 5th by 5 pm

Selected artists notified in writing on Apr 1st. 

Entry Fee: $15

Click HERE to apply.

2019 Wrangell Mountains Center Residency: 3/9

The Wrangell Mountains Center (WMC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is connecting people with wildlands through art, science, and education in the Wrangell Mountains. The Wrangell Mountains Residency Program aims to support artists of all genres, writers, and inquiring minds. Our organization and community will provide a unique and rustic workspace located in heart of the nation’s largest national park. We invite applicants with creative and inquisitive minds who will both add to and benefit from the interdisciplinary efforts at our community hub in McCarthy, Alaska and the surrounding Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Artists and writers of all genres and stages in their career are encouraged to apply for one of several two-week residencies. The WMC will make selections through a competitive admissions process. We hope to encourage emerging and mid-level career voices as well as mature professionals. Selected artists will receive room and board for their entire stay in exchange for community outreach or the donation of artwork as a result of the residency. During the residency, the artist will be asked to share their experience with the public by demonstration, talk, or other means. The presentation will depend on the artist’s medium, interests, and experience. This exchange component will be outlined before resident arrival but may be revised on-site. The WMC will assist with arranging transportation (within Alaska) if needed.

Application fee: $30

Deadline: March 9, 2019

For more information, click here

Montgomery College Artist-in-Residence Program: 3/15

The Montogomery College Artist-In-Residence Program (AIR) is an exciting new addition to the Department of Visual Arts and Design. The AIR program is designed to support and enhance the artistic and educational environment within The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center. During their residency professional working artists will be provided personal studio space to carry out their own studio practice. Resident artists will augment the academic programs through interaction with the school community in various activities including demonstrations, workshops, and lectures.

The AIR program provides artists with studio space for up to one semester in duration. Studios provided are highly visible and placed in an interactive academic setting. To maximize interaction with academic programs, residency dates will align with the academic calendar.

Deadline: March 15

For more information, click here

Montpelier Resident Artist Program: 3/31

Montpelier Arts Center announces an open call for Resident Artist Spaces! Resident Artist Studio Competition

Join a thriving community of professional artists in the Montpelier Resident Artist Program. These artists work in a diverse variety of media and styles, maintain studio hours for the public to visit, and participate in community events. Selected by a juror, resident artists exhibit their work in the Montpelier Arts Center’s Resident Artist Gallery on a revolving basis. The interested artist is encouraged to visit the Arts Center, located on the beautiful grounds of Montpelier Mansion in Laurel, Maryland.

Individual studio spaces at Montpelier Arts Center are located on the first and second floor of the building. The printmaking studio is a shared workspace on the first floor. Studios vary in size and are rented to qualified artists.

To be considered, artists must be at least 18 years old and reside in Maryland. Residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties will take precedence over others. Resident artists may share studio space at Montpelier Arts Center. However, each prospective resident artist must submit an individual submission for review by the juror.

Deadline: March 31, 2019

For more information, click here.

Women's Studio Workshop: Studio Workspace Spring Residency: 4/1

The Studio Workspace Residency at Women's Studio Workshop is an opportunity for artists to create new work and fully immerse themselves in WSW’s supportive environment. We invite applications from artists at any stage of their careers. This residency gives artists the gift of time, an uninterrupted period to live and work away from the stresses of daily life. Artists may choose to work in any one or more of our studios: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, darkroom photography, or ceramics.

Artists receive a thorough studio orientation and are expected to work independently, although studio staff is available to provide assistance. Deep technical assistance can be arranged for an additional fee. Artists must provide their own materials, some of which can be purchased from WSW.

As of 2019, all workspace residencies are fully subsidized! This means that while artists are still responsible for their own travel, materials, meals, and other personal incidentals while in residence, WSW provides housing and studio space at no cost.

Key Details: Spring Deadline

  • Applications open: December 1
  • Applications due: April 1, midnight EST
  • Notification date: June 30
  • Length of residency: 4-6 weeks
  • Residency occurs: the year following application, September through January

Deadline is April 1, 2019, for the spring residency.

For more information, click here

Main Street Arts Artist Residency: Ongoing

Main Street Arts offers one-month and two-month artist residencies. Main Street Arts is an art gallery specializing in showcasing contemporary art and fine craft from emerging and established artists. Located in Clifton Springs, NY, the 3,600-square-foot space has two floors offering exhibitions, an artist residency program, and workshops. Resident artists have access to one of two 200 square foot studio spaces located on our second floor. 

Terms

  • Submissions are reviewed and awarded quarterly
  • Awards will be granted based on quality of work
  • Residents have the opportunity to teach a workshop during their residency

 

Application Deadlines

November 30 for a residency during January, February, or March

February 28 for a residency during April, May, or June

May 31 for a residency during July, August, or September

August 31 for a residency during October, November, or December

 

For more information, click here

 

Women's Studio Workshop: Studio Workspace Fall Residency: 10/15

The Art-in-Education (AIE) Workspace Residency at Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) is for artists interested in working with local school students while creating their own work in WSW’s supportive and immersive environment. This is an opportunity for artists with a range of teaching experience, from seasoned teachers and professors to those with minimal experience and an interest in gaining skills and knowledge. 

Resident artists must be able to teach intaglio, silkscreen, or hand papermaking, and are welcome to complete their personal work in any of WSW’s studios: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, darkroom photography, or ceramics. All artists receive a thorough studio orientation and are expected to work independently, though studio staff is available to provide assistance. Deep technical assistance can be arranged for an additional fee. Artists must provide their own materials, some of which can be purchased from WSW.

Fall residency: During a four-week residency, artists teach high school students in WSW’s studios one day/week and visit the students in school at least once.

Key Details: Fall Deadline

  • Applications open: June 1
  • Applications due: October 15, midnight EST
  • Notification date: December 1
  • Length of residency: 4-6 weeks
  • Residency occurs: the year following application, January through June

As of 2019, all workspace residencies are fully subsidized! This means that while artists are still responsible for their own travel, materials, meals, and other personal incidentals while in residence, WSW provides housing and studio space at no cost.

Deadline: October 15, 2019, for the fall residency. 

For more information, click here.

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program: Ongoing

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program

Opportunity for the UK and international artists working in any artistic discipline to apply for a new visiting artists/writers residency programme in Corris, Machynlleth, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor is now accepting applications from artists and writers for a new residency opportunity in Corris, Machynlleth, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor has two visual artists and one writer residency space available. You can enjoy the experience of working in a regional studio community in the beautiful surroundings of the Snowdonia National Park.

Each residency is from one to eight weeks. Applications are accepted at any time.

Deadline: Ongoing

For full details and how to apply please visit their website or email stiwdioemaelor@gmail.com.

Light Work Artist in Residence: Ongoing

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP. Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $4,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and 24-hour access to our facility.

While submissions are open throughout the year, the main selection committee review is in late summer for early fall notifications (by October). Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017, for 2018 residencies. Applicants will receive an e-mail from SlideRoom confirming that we have received an application. Selected artists will be notified when the committee has finished reviews during the fall proceeding the residency year. 

All artists working in photography and related media are eligible to apply to the Light Work Artist-in-Residence program.

Annual Deadline: Ongoing.

For more information and for details about the application process visit their website

 

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