Sunday, July 07, 2013

360 XOCHI QUETZAL: Artist and Writer´s Residency Program

Deadline: August 17, 2013 (ONLINE)

Artist and Writer´s Residency Program

Chapala, Mexico
Session: Fall-Winter
October 1 - 31, 2013
December 21, 2013 - January 20, 2014

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL artist residency is located in Chapala, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in Mexico. Two artists will be chosen for each residency period: a visual artist or musician and a writer. Residents will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico.

ELIGIBILITY: We base our selections on applicants who demonstrate creative accomplishment, a well-conceived residency project, indication that this residency will make a significant impact and evidence of the self-reliance required for a residency in the developing world. National and international artists, writers and new media creatives over the age of 25 are welcome to apply.

FEES: This is a FREE one-month residency for one artist/musician and one writer. There are two separate living spaces about blocks apart. Your residency includes a food stipend, wi-fi, local phone service, weekly maid service and all utilities. You will only be responsible for laundry and entertainment, transportation, and local calls over the minimum allowed. You are also responsible for your travel to and from the Guadalajara International airport, which is just 25 minutes from Chapala. We will arrange for someone to pick you up and take you to the airport.

RESIDENCY DATES: Our next one-month residency will begin October 1 - 31, 2013 and the following residency will begin December 21, 2013 - January 20, 2014. There is some flexibility with the dates.

APPLICATION FEE: Our application fee is $36.00 US. If you apply for both upcoming residencies you will qualify for a $12 discount. Previous applicants also get a $12 discount. Only one discount will apply.

DEADLINE AND NOTIFICATION: Applications through CAFÉ for the Fall residency will be accepted through midnight Mountain Time, August 17, 2013. Applicants will be notified no later than September 2. 2013. You may apply for either the Fall or Winter residencies or both.

NON-DISCRIMINATION: 360 Xochi Quetzal encourages applications from artists of all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, HIV status, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

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