Spread Art is pleased to announce the launch of our new three month residency program for Detroit based artists!
This residency program was made possible through the Knight Arts Challenge. Spread Art was awarded $35,000 through the Knight Arts Challenge in 2015 to provide eight local artists each a three month residency to develop and exhibit new work. 2017 brings us the first round of artists. Two studio based and two performing based artists will each be awarded a 3 month residency with exhibition or event opportunity each month including a final performance, reading, screening or exhibition, inclusion in a 40 page printed catalogue , residency profile on Spread Art's website, and a $1,000 artist stipend! Please read about the residency below. Applications are now open.
For Artists living outside these three cities please visit our Artist Residency page for application information and link to application.
What is included in the residency?:
-- Minimum of 20 hrs/wk in the performance space for rehearsals and development of new works. (performing artists)
-- 24/7 access to work studio. (studio based artists)
-- One public event per month with staff support. (performance, artist talk, workshop, masterclass, etc)
-- Artist in residence brunch or dinner (First month - public event with AIR presentation and Q&A)
-- Final performance or exhibition.
-- Marketing and publicity support for public events.
-- Artist in residence profile on website www.spreadart.org
-- Free entry to all Spread Art events during residency time period.
-- Full HD video recording and/or audio recording of public events.
-- Inclusion in printed catalogue.
-- $1,000 artist stipend free and clear (does not need to be used for project)
More information and application.
Online applications are open until January 25th 2017 at 11:59:59pm. Application sent by mail must be postmarked no later than January 25th, 2017. Applications to be delivered in person are to be delivered to the Spread Art offices located at 5141 Rosa Parks Blvd. Detroit, no later than 5pm on January 25th, 2017. Artists will be notified by February 10th, 2017.
This residency program is funded in part by The Knight Foundation, The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and The National Endowment for the Arts.