St. Elmo Arts Residency
The St. Elmo Arts Residency and Fellowship is a joint project of the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Art and Art History and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. It offers one fellowship each academic year to a newly minted MFA artist in painting, drawing, print, photo, sculpture, or multimedia. This is a nine and a half-month opportunity for concentrated studio work, the acquisition of teaching experience, and culminates in a solo exhibition at the Wildflower Center.
- 9 1/2-month commitment
- Teach one class per semester (two classes total) in Studio Art within the Department of Art and Art History
- Teach one workshop per semester (two workshops total) at the Wildflower Center
- Public lecture on your work
- Solo exhibition
The residency includes a beautiful house and studio in a small artist compound in the St. Elmo district of South Austin, located midway between the university campus and the Wildflower Center.