The Emmanuel Art Department awards a residency to one individual from each of our four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking and social practice. We strive to foster a supportive environment to achieve 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. Residents should be willing to support and interact with each other, students, and faculty.
- Artists must not be currently enrolled in any academic program.
- Residency is from mid June to mid August - exact dates will be announced in late March.
- Artists will receive a stipend of $1000 dollars and possible reimbursement for travel and visa up to an additional $500.
- Lodging is provided in the college dorms, with access to a small kitchen, no pets allowed.
- Artists may be invited back to give a presentation or demo during the following academic year. This will be based on teaching needs.
- Residents have access to communal college studio facilities with ample space sharing - ceramics, wood shop, print shop, darkroom, photo studio, design lab and drawing studio.
- Artists must devote 3 hours to Emmanuel’s summer art history course, Contemporary Art and Artistic Practice, discussing their own process.
- Emmanuel will host a closing exhibition for all resident artists to participate in and show the larger community the end result of your work.
- Artists are responsible for all material and food costs during the residency.
- Artists will donate one piece to Emmanuel College at the end of the residency.
- Residency is awarded to individual artists only - partners and spouses are not included.
- International Artists must obtain a visa to participate.
- Artists must be available for the full duration of the program.
- Application is due October 1st, 2019.
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