Saturday, February 06, 2010

2010 Denver Biennial of the Americas Residency

Deadline: March 26, 2010 by 3:00pm (RECEIVE) or (Hand Delivery)

2010 Denver Biennial of the Americas Residency

Biennial Residency: an artists & writers collective
PlatteForum + Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Denver, CO
July 1-July 30, 2010

Biennial Residency: an artists & writers collective
This residency is a collaboration between PlatteForum + Lighthouse Writers Workshop in partnership with the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs and the Biennial of the Americas.

During the month-long run of the Denver Biennial of the Americas, cultural institutions throughout metropolitan Denver will present a wide array of arts and culture programming inspired by the Americas. Programs will include both local and international artists, and range from film screenings to exhibitions of art from across the Hemisphere.

At PlatteForum, four artists will be selected to complete a month-long residency addressing the Biennial theme of Economy.

This unique residency will fuel a high-energy creative collaboration between some of the regions finest visual artists and writers as part of the 2010 Denver Biennial of the Americas. PlatteForum and Lighthouse Writers Workshop will provide support to the resident artists during their residency – providing them staff/artistic support and honoraria. Artists will have the opportunity for cross-discipline collaboration, enhancing his or her own artistic growth and development. The residencies will culminate with an exhibition of the work created during the residency. Each artist will receive a $1000 stipend.

Who Can Apply
The Biennial Residency program is open to regional visual and literary artists, with preference to artists who thrive working collaboratively. We welcome applications from established professional artists and emerging
artists, as well as graduate students. Artists can apply as individuals or in collaborative teams. A total of four artists will be selected (two visual and two literary artists). You can apply individually or as a collective team of two.

Selection Process
An interdisciplinary selection committee will consider applications for all residencies with careful consideration of artistic excellence. Care will be given to select artists representing a variety of genres and experiences.

Priority will be given to those proposals that interact with the community in a dynamic way.

Download Application: [pdf]

For more information visit these websites:

Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Denver Biennial of the Americas

Biennial Residencies at PlatteForum
1610 Little Raven Street, Suite 135
Denver, CO 80202