I-Park 2019 Autumn Artists-in-Residence Program

Application Deadline: Monday, May 20, 2019

I-Park, located in rural East Haddam, CT (U.S.), announces its fully-funded four-week autumn multi-disciplinary residencies. Artists/designers working in  visual arts, music composition/sound art, language arts, architecture, moving image, landscape/garden/ecological design and performance art are encouraged to apply.  International applicants are welcome.

I-Park provides comfortable, private living quarters in an 1850’s era farmhouse, a private studio space and a food program. In addition to attentive staff support, shared workshop space and an array of tools, equipment and site materials are available on request.

Work samples are evaluated through a competitive, juried process. A $35 application fee helps defray the cost of the independent selection panels. This year, I-Park will also be offering $500 travel grants to six international residents. Accepted artists are responsible for their own work materials as well as transportation to and from the area. The program is otherwise offered at no cost to invitees.

Application materials: i-park.org. Info: info@i-park.org, 860-873-2468.

SteelYard Residency Applications Open Now

Each year, the Yard hosts over a dozen artists working in ceramics, founder, welding, blacksmithing, and jewelry in our Artist Residency Program. This program is designed to assist emerging to mid-level artists in growing and strengthening their art practice in a supportive, cooperative environment through access to the Steel Yard’s studios and facilities. Most of all, residents get an all access pass to our studios in pursuit of their own work.

More information and applications are available here: http://thesteelyard.org/residencyprograms/residencyprogram

The 12 month Residency runs from September 9th, 2019 – August 31st, 2020.

Ideal for industrial-arts based makers working in metal, ceramics, jewelry, or foundry

The application deadline is May 13, 2019.

There are opportunities for paid leadership, sweat equity support, or fully subsidized participation in the program.

There will be an information session held in the office on Wednesday, April 17th from 6:00 – 7:00pm at the Steel Yard office to present program details, answer questions, and give assistance on the application process.

Wickford Art Association Scholarship Program Applications due February 21

March is Youth Art Month and in celebration, The Wickford Art Association (WAA) will present its annual Scholarship Fund awards to three Rhode Island public high school senior art students with a fourth award presented by the Rhode Island Art Educators Association in March.

Each Rhode Island public high school chooses one college-bound senior art student for consideration. The four winning students will receive cash scholarships in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000, $500 and with a fourth award from Rhode Island Art Education Association of $500 to use towards college. Winners also receive a one-year membership to WAA, a fine art exhibit in our gallery and exhibit space at the 57th Wickford Art Festival, ranked the #7 fine art festival in the country. This is an excellent, resume-building opportunity for college bound students. Interested students should speak with their art teachers about submitting their portfolio for consideration.

The 2019 WAA Scholarship Program application may be downloaded at http://wickfordart.org/scholarship-program-exhibit-and-awards-ceremony/ [wickfordart.org]

Application submission period ends February 21, 2019.