Artist in Residence

ECAR logoThe Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week artists residency to four artists each summer from mid June to mid August. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for established and emerging artists to develop their work.

The Art Department specifically aims to award a residency to one individual from each of the four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking and social practice. Fostering 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.

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.

The 2018 application period is closed. Please look forward to next years announcement in the Fall.

ECAR Application

Emmanuel College accepts applications from 11/1/2017 to 2/01/2018. Please note that this is the arrival deadline NOT POSTMARK DEADLINE.

ECAR 2018  Application period is now closed.

Application requirements:

  • Application form
  • Letter of intent: please describe your plan for your time at the residency
  • 10-20 digital images of work (3-6 MB jpeg, 300 dpi)
  • Image list with dimesions and medium
  • Artist statement
  • C.V.




* Applications may also be submitted via post in digital format on a USB.

Contact with questions or technical dificulties.

*Please note: We cannot confirm receipt of your mailed application. Please obtain delivery confirmation through the delivery provider. Application materials will not be returned.

Mail your application to:
Chantal Harris
Administrative Director of ECAR
Emmanuel College
400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

ECAR Artwork on Campus

Artists who participate in the Emmanuel College Artist Residence (ECAR) program, agree to give one piece of art to the school for it's permanent collection. View our online archive to see the full collection.