Sunday, June 20, 2010

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency Program

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)
September 1, 2010 {Session 1}
March 1, 2011 {Session 2}

Residency Program
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Nebraska City, Nebraska
Upcoming sessions:
2011 Session 1: January 3, 2011 – June 24, 2011
2011 Session 2: July 11, 2011 – December 16, 2011

2012 Session 1: January 2, 2012 – June 22, 2012
2012 Session 2: July 9 – December. 21, 2012

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts offers up to fifty juried residencies per year to working artists from across the country and around the world. Residencies are awarded to visual artists, writers, composers, interdisciplinary artists, and arts or arts education scholars. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of disability, sex, age, race, religion, or national origin.

Residencies are available for two-, four-, six-, or eight-weeks stays. Each resident receives a $100 stipend per week, free housing, and a separate studio. The Center can house up to five artists at any given time.

 Application Guidelines: (truncated)

 To apply, mail the following five items (and no more) to Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.

  1. The signed and completed (two-page) application form. (Jurors will not see the application.)
  2. One digital copy of your current resume or vita no more than 5 pages in length. (Jurors will not see your resume or vita.)
  3. Two statements: (a) a brief artist’s statement (100 – 200 words) about your work followed by (b) a brief description (100 – 200 words) of what you propose to work on while at the Center and why the residency is important to you at this stage in your career.
  4. Support materials for your discipline as specified. Support materials are samples of art work and must be submitted anonymously.
  5. A check or money order for Application fee: $25 (U.S. dollars only).

 Download current 2-page application:

Questions? E-mail us:

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
801 Third Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410