Artists will receive a stipend of $1000 dollars and reimbursement for travel and visa up to an additional $1000. Living and working spaces are also provided.
Food and artist materials.
The Emmanuel College Art Department offers a six-week artist residency to four artists each summer. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for established and emerging artists to develop their work. However, the Art Department specifically aims to award a residency to one individual from each of the four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking and social practice. They strive to foster a supportive environment to achieve creative and artistic excellence. The residency also plays an important role in advancing the visual arts on the Emmanuel campus, providing an important educational program on contemporary art accessible to students, staff, and faculty. Residents should be willing to support and interact with each other, students, and faculty.
The residency defines Emmanuel College as a leader in the visual arts and brings greater visibility to that leadership role beyond the confines of the College.
Artist will exhibit the work at the end of the residency. One work of art must be donated to the college. Artists must dedicate 3 hours per week to a course that coincides with the program over the summer, and give one lecture.
Artist are placed in College Dorm space. This may be in a traditional dorm, or rented out apartments.
The art department consists of 7 studio spaces including a ceramics room with 4 electric kilns, wood shop, printmaking studio equipped for ferric chloride etching, litho press and screen printing, dark room, photo studio, graphic design lab with up to date Macs, Epson 3000, 4000 and 7000 series printers. Three multi purpose studio spaces.
All common use equipment, tools and basic solvents are available for the artists. Paper, inks and clay should be purchased by the artists.
Boston, walking distance to two museums and easy access to a number of galleries. Easy access to public transportation and bike share programs.
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