Friday, April 27, 2012

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Residency Program

Deadline: May 18, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Art & Community Visual Arts Residency Program
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

Wilmington, DE
Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Purpose of the Residency

• to allow artists to conceive, implement, and manage a project that engages a community group in meaningful art experiences
• to encourage the work of innovative artists
• to infuse challenging ideas and issues into the community

Eligibility and Requirements

Artists in all visual and interdisciplinary art media involving the visual arts are eligible to apply subject to the following:
• Artists must be United States citizens.
• Artists are responsible for arranging their own transportation. A car is required.
• Artists must commit full-time to the residency project.
• Artists enrolled in a full-time degree program during the residency period are not eligible.
• Finalists must participate in a meeting (in person or on the phone) to further discuss their proposals before final selection.

To apply for the DCCA Visual Arts Residency program, artists must submit: (truncated)
1) A one page (500 words maximum) proposal.
2) A proposed supply budget for the project. (Note: supply budgets are typically no greater than $3,500)
3) Two choices for residency dates (ten weeks each)
4) Resume that includes past community work
5) 10 digital images on cd of personal work and/or work in the community in a PowerPoint presentation that can be viewed on a Mac.
6) Up to five examples of reviews, brochures, articles, and other supplementary materials may be submitted.
7) Self-addressed stamped envelope for return of application materials.

Download Submission Guidelines:

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Questions: Jane Chesson at or 302.656.6466, ext. 7101

Jane Chesson, Curator of Education
Visual Arts Residency Program
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801