Application fee, all transportation expenses and meals.
Any adult visual artist can submit an application. Open to artists working in any traditional and non-traditional genre and media. Each application must be accompanied by a $25 non-refundable submission fee.
The goal of NOW ARTIST RESIDENCY program is to provide a private oasis that fosters creative health and enables inspiration to flourish. After acceptance into the program individuals stay as guests in the NOW Open Studio private garden room relieving them of costly accommodation expenses. This two-week intensive stay in the vintage Sellwood burrow of Portland will enable artists to disconnect while reconnecting to their inner muse. Residency consists of the following:
NOW Artist Residency is open for application by serious emerging or established artist, including recent BFA/MFA graduates. International (non-U.S. resident) artists will be responsible for securing their own travel authorization, Visa documents, etc. NOW cannot secure authorization, but will provide basic documentation explaining the nature of the residency. The ideal candidate for the residency program may be working in any media or genre. Goals for the NOW Artist Residency include:
The Artist in Residence must remain in good standing, fully using the space and resources provided, for the full duration. Accepting the award constitutes a commitment to the full two week program. NOW believes a two week immersion in the process of NOW plus the culture and energy of Portland, OR is required in order for the program to make its intended positive impact.
1 private garden room with en-suite.
Library, basic art materials and Wi-fi.