Artist in Residence

ECAR logoThe Emmanuel College Art Department offers a six-week artists residency to four artists each summer from mid June to mid July. 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 in the Emmanuel community.

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.


Students watching printmaking demo

ECAR Application

Emmanuel College accepts applications from November 15, 2022 through January 30, 2023. Applications must be received by midnight (GMT -5) on January 30, 2023.

Application requirements:

  • 10-20 digital images of work (5-10 MB jpeg, 300 dpi)
  • Image list with dimensions and artwork medium
  • Artist statement
  • Letter of intent: please describe your plan for your time at the residency
  • C.V.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and email to or mail 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:
Keith Becker
Deputy Director of ECAR
Room AE541
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. 

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