Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Pyramid Atlantic Keyholder Residency

Multiple Deadlines: (POSTMARK) or (HAND DELIVERY)

November 8, 2013
January 10, 2014
March 7, 2014

Keyholder Residency
Pyramid Atlantic

Silver Spring, MD
Winter 2014 January 7-March 7
Spring 2014 March 18- May 9
Summer 2014 May 20-August 8

Keyholder Residency

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 three month residency opportunity for artists working in the field of printmaking, papermaking or book arts (or combination of). 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

Postmark deadlines and notifications:

Winter 2014 January 7-March 7
Application deadline: November 8
Notification: December 6

Spring 2014 March 18- May 9
Application deadline: January 10
Notification: February 14

Summer 2014 May 20-August 8
Application deadline: March 7
Notification: April 4

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 Application Form:

Visit website for more information:

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