Language 
English
Founded 
2007
Duration 
1 week to 3 months
Paid by host 

Residents are provided well-equipped private studios, housing and modest stipends.

Paid by artist 

Residents must cover their own travel and materials expenses

Application guidelines 

To apply, please fill out the online application. Please note there is a non-refundable $25 application fee.
Deadline 
15/09/2017

The Luminary Center for the Arts

The Luminary Center for the Arts

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Description 

As a leading artist-run and artist-centric space, The Luminary supports exceptional ideas and initiatives by providing dedicated time, considered collaborations and a supportive working environment. The program is open to all artists, curators and critics, but uniquely supports the research, development and presentation of work that utilizes innovative forms and unconventional structures such as alternative spaces and economies, publications and writing, archives, collaborations, artist-led projects and para-institutional practices. They are looking for applicants interested in expanding the idea of the institution in the present, exploring the borders of contemporary art and the means in which it circulates and embodying radical and equitable practices of care, collectivity, and collaboration.

The Luminary works closely with each resident to facilitate the space, knowledge and collaborative opportunities with artists, curators, local residents and other organizations necessary for their work. Residents are provided well-equipped studios, housing, numerous opportunities for public engagement such as lectures, solo exhibitions, studio visits and workshops, as well as modest stipends.

Outcome 

Residents are provided well-equipped studios, numerous opportunities for public engagement such as lectures, solo exhibitions, studio visits and workshops, as well as modest stipends.

Accommodation Information 
Residents are provided with housing, which is located within walking distance to the gallery.
Studio Information 
The Luminary’s Residency Program supports exceptional emerging artists and curators by providing dedicated time and a supportive working environment including well-equipped private studios with 24 hour access and wireless internet, additional shared workspace, and access to AV equipment and woodshop.
Location 
St. Louis has an active arts community with many galleries, DIY spaces and free museums. The Luminary is located in an active urban environment with access to public transit, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and public parks. The Luminary’s Residency Program always includes local artists and there are many options to get involved in the greater arts community.
Address: 
2701 Cherokee Street
Saint Louis, MO 63118
United States

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