Monday, October 08, 2012

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts: Artist Residency

Deadline: March 1, 2013 (ONLINE)

Artist Residency
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Nebraska City, NE
2013 Session 2: July 8, 2013 – December 20, 2013

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts offers up to sixty juried residencies per year to working artists from across the country and around the world. Residencies are awarded to visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists. The Center can house up to five artists at any given time. Residencies are available for 2 to 8 weeks stays. Each resident receives a $100 stipend per week, free housing, and a separate studio.

Fee: $35.00

Residency Application Deadlines

September 1 is the deadline for Session 1 residencies to take place the following January – June.

March 1 is the deadline for Session 2 residencies to take place the following July – December.

Application Guidelines

The following list gives general requirements for all applicants. Each item will be presented as a separate form for you to complete on our online portal. Before submitting your application, also read the SUPPORT MATERIALS guidelines for your discipline and follow the directions specific to your discipline to prepare files. Guidelines are noted throughout the online application process.

1 Application information including your general information and requested dates of residency.

2 Artist statement (limit 200 words, ~1500 characters) about your current work and a statement of intent (limit 200 words, ~1500 characters) 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. Your name MUST NOT appear in the contents of either statement.

3 Contact information for two professional references who are familiar with your work and your potential to be a positive member of our community of residents.

4 Professional history from your current resume or vita. Your name MAY appear in the contents of this information.

5 An optional outreach proposal. If you are interested in doing outreach in our community, you should provide us with information about the type of activity or event you could facilitate. This is NOT required for you to be considered for a residency.

6 Support materials, or work samples, for your specific discipline. See the guidelines for your discipline below to help you prepare your materials. Your name MUST NOT appear in the contents of your support materials.

7 Application fee of $35 paid via credit card through the online portal. The fee includes our base fee plus an additional fee for media upload. All fees are paid through the portal; check or money order can not be sent to the Center.

SUPPORT MATERIALS: Click to download PDF of specific guidelines for your discipline.

All Writers
Music Composers
Visual Artists

Apply online

Visit website for complete details:

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
801 3rd Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone: 402-874-9600