Artists from Detroit are encouraged to apply to Interstate Projects Studio Program in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Interstate Projects is initiating a new studio residency program that will grant one artist a free 300 square foot studio space for a four-month period on site at the gallery. There are three residency periods that are open to artists based in the USA and internationally. This is an open submission residency that will be selected by a juried panel.
Interstate Projects Studio Program has been created to support artists in the face of unsustainable demands made by real estate and market effects on studio practices. Through this program, artists will have the opportunity to nurture experimentation and the conceptual incubation of ideas. This residency will give artists access to creative resources and networks in New York and its surrounding area through studio visits, critiques and introductions made through Interstate Projects’ network of peers.
Interstate Projects Studio Program is an expansion of the gallery’s mission to nurture, challenge and push artist’s abilities within a healthy and un-capitalized zone of experimentation.
There will be 3 residency periods every twelve months starting in April:
April 1st – July 31st, 2016 – Applications Due February 15th, 2016, 12pm EST
August 1st – November 30th, 2016 – Application date TBA
December 1st, 2016 – March 31st, 2017 – Application date TBA
The studio is approximately 300 square feet with concrete floors and 14-foot ceilings. The program is open to VISUAL ARTISTS in the USA and internationally.* There are no additional funds for materials, travel, or room and board. This space is not live-work and artists must find accommodations if they do not currently live in a commutable area.
Artists are expected to utilize the space on a regular basis during their residency period. Failure to do so will result in the request to terminate the program regardless of time left in residency.
*INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS are welcome to submit but Interstate Projects is not able to assist in visa, sponsorships or other immigration requirements.
This is an open application and a juried panel of arts professionals will select the artist for the studio residency. This panel will be revealed at the announcement of each residency.
Submission Guidelines for April 1st 2016 Residency:
-500 word max description of artistic practice
-8 images of work examples (descriptions must be in captions on the same page)
All materials must be sent in ONE PDF file labeled Last Name_First Name (ex. Doe_Jane)
All files must be no larger then 3 MB.
Email submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Due February 15th, 2016 12pm EST
All materials submitted after date will not be reviewed. All submissions are only valid for April 1st – July 31st, 2016 residency time. Only one submission per applicant, per residency period.
Application is free.
Recipient of the April 1st – July 31st 2016 residency will be announced March 1st, 2016.
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