Saturday, April 10, 2010

Keyholder Residency: Pyramid Atlantic

Multiple Deadlines: (POSTMARK)

Fall 2010 Residency: September 13-November 17
Application deadline: July 2, 2010

Winter 2011 Residency: January 17-March 18
Application deadline: November 19, 2010

Spring 2011 Residency: March 7- May 13
Application deadline: January 7, 2011

Keyholder Residency Pyramid Atlantic
Silver Spring, MD
September 13-November 17, 2010 {Fall}
January 17-March 18, 2011 {Winter}
March 7- May 13, 2011 {Spring}

Keyholder Residency is a program that provides concentrated work time for artists to explore new ideas in one of Pyramid Atlantic's studio disciplines.

Pyramid Atlantic is proud to offer a two month residency opportunity for artists working in the field of printmaking,  papermaking, book arts, or digital media. Artists of all career stages are encouraged to apply for this residency. Two artists per session are selected by Pyramid Atlantic’s artistic staff. Resident artists work in a productive community atmosphere alongside other artists, and are expected to be in the studio at least 15-20 hours per week. Technical  assistance is not included in the residency, but is available at an additional cost.

Keyholder Resident Artists receive:
•A $200 artist’s stipend
•24-hour studio access
•Storage space
•Inclusion in Pyramid Atlantic’s permanent collection
•Promotion through Pyramid’s e-newsletter, blog and website
Keyholder Resident Artists are expected to:
•Care for equipment and tools
•Provide their own consumable supplies (paper, ink, newsprint, and the like)
•Give one artist’s talk or public demonstration
•Share the studio with other artists; working around workshops and outreach

Application Requirements:
•The application form
•Project Description-A one page letter of intent explaining your project, the studios you would like to work in, and your level of experience
•10 images of recent work with a slide script, which should include title, media, dimension, and date.
•$20 Application Fee
•S.A.S.E. for return of materials

Download: Keyholder Application Keyholder Application
Visit website for more information:

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Attention: Keyholder Residency Program
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910