They subsidize the cost of staying in Austin. The residency includes use of the main room, backyard, washer and dryer, and fully-equipped kitchen.
Artist fee is $30- $50 a night based on need and duration of stay. Includes a private room and full use of house.
Send cover letter, artist statement, and preferred dates for residency.
The SVT Artist Guest House is designed specifically for the needs of artists, staying in Austin, whether for work or respite. It is a space for radical hospitality: Accommodating the creative life at artist-friendly prices. They offer two residencies. Artist-in-Residence and Visiting Artists:
The SVT Artist Guest House is a residency for artists in Austin, both local and visiting, that provides artists with affordable creative-making residency space. The SVT Artist Guest House is a residence and is such to the service of artists by providing artists with comfortable accommodations, a host to assist the guest artist with visitor-needs and a private home-studio environment in which to work.
The organizers hope to encourage contributions to the cultural enrichment of Austin and to generate collaboration with Austin-based arts groups and national and international artists, and to support the generation of new work.
The residencies include:
The SVT House does not provide a studio space for Applied Materials visual art projects. There is a shared flexible main room that can serve as a workshop studio for performance artists, film makers, and photographers. A large backyard can be used for outdoor creative experimentation, and applied materials art projects (weather permitting).