Sunday, October 16, 2011

McColl Center for Visual Art: Gantt Center Artist-in-Residence

Deadline: April 2, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Gantt Center Artist-in-Residence
McColl Center for Visual Art
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

Charlotte, NC
Residency Dates:
September 9 – November 26, 2013
January 7 – March 24, 2014

McColl Center for Visual Art and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture share a commitment to raising the awareness and understanding of contemporary art and celebrating diverse cultures and viewpoints through the residency, exhibition and education programs.

Each year, 2 artists are selected to be in residence with the objective of providing meaningful interactions with the community through collaboration, outreach and innovative programming. In partnership with The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African- American Arts + Culture, the Center is looking for artists of color who are inspired by African-American culture, committed to artistic investigation, and are interested in community engagement. AIRs will participate in an exhibition at Gantt Center 6-12 months after the completion of their residency. Future opportunities for Gantt AIRs include the participation in an International Residency Exchange program with South Africa, Brazil and France.

Selections are made by McColl Center for Visual Art and Gantt programmatic staff. Artists will be selected based on the quality of their work, written narrative and an interest in participating in a stimulating and creative environment. Previous experience working collaboratively within a Residency program and Cultural facility is preferable. The Center and Gantt are looking for artists who can easily adapt to an urban setting, are engaged in research and investigation, and are interested in the world as the site, subject and material of their work.

All Artists must submit the following materials. Artists may apply individually or as a Collaborative team, however honorarium, stipend, travel and living accommodations will be shared.

1. Gantt Center Artist-In-Residence Application
2. Image List
3. Letter of Intent
4. Artist Statement
5. Biographical Narrative
6. Abbreviated Resume, (1) per artist
7. Three [3] References

Stipend: $3,300

Materials Budget: $2,000

Download complete Gantt Center Artist-In-Residence program description:

Download printable Gantt Center Artist-In-Residence Application:

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For more information or questions about this program or the application process, contact Ce Scott, Creative Director at or 704-944-8215.

McColl Center for Visual Art
721 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202