ACAD Summer Residency - 2017

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The 2017 Summer Residency is open to all students, alumni, graduating students and emerging artists from any institution. This year's program is a three-month residency providing an opportunity for artists to access some of ACAD’s studio resources and engage in peer collaboration for the summer of 2017.

The focus of this residency program is to provide artists, of various disciplines, space and time to engage in independent/self-directed study. Applicants to the program, are expected to provide a comprehensive proposal of their intentions, samples from their portfolio and a current CV.

To assist in the development of creative work, five applicants will be selected to have their facility fee waived and receive a $300 honorarium. All honorariums are awarded based on the merit of application, work and statement of intent.

ACAD’s 2017 Summer Residency will consist of two programs:

STUDIO RESIDENCY

SCULPTURE RESIDENCY

Disciplines and media

Multi-disciplinary

Type of Program

Self-Directed/Research

Disciplines and media

Sculpture/Multi-disciplinary

Type of organisation

Self-Directed/Research

Duration of residency

3 or 1.5 months

Dates

Residency:

  • June 5 - August 21, 2017 – Full time
  • June 5 – July 17, 2017 – Part time
  • July 10 – August 21, 2017 – Part time

Exhibtion:

  • August 17- August 28

Duration of residency

3 months only

Dates

Residency:

  • June 5 – August 21 2017 

Exhibition:

  • August 17- August 28

 

Number of artists at one time

Up to 15

Number of artists at one time

Up to 5

Expenses paid by artist

  • ID Card (if needed)
  • Materials + PPE (if required)
  • Facility Fee $650 F/T $350 P/T

Expectations of the artist

  • At least one piece of work for the Final Exhibition.
  • Setup of studio space
  • Completion of studio onboarding

Expenses paid by the organization

  • 12x18 Studio space
  • Three professional critics
  • Exhibition and Reception
  • Onsite tech assistance 
  • Access to Woodshop - half day a week
  • $100 material awards to 3-month residents, $50 for 1.5-month residents 

Expenses paid by artist

  • ID Card (if needed)
  • Materials + PPE (if required)
  • Facility Fee $850

Expectations of the artist

  • At least one piece of work for the Final Summer Residency Exhibition.
  • Setup of studio space
  • Completion of studio onboarding

Expenses paid by the organization

  • 12x18 Studio space
  • Three professional critics
  • Exhibition and Reception
  • Onsite tech assistance
  • Access to Woodshop - half day a week
  • $100 material awards to 3-month residents

Oxy will NOT be available (Available Tools List)

Honorarium

  • 4 x $300 awards and Facility Fee coverage are available to selected applicants 

Honorarium

  • 2 x $300 awards and Facility Fee coverage are available to selected applicants 

Application

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

All applications/presentations of artists work must be submitted via Slideroom.

DEADLINE

Applications close May 8, 2017.