Thursday, August 22, 2013

Pfister Hotel Artist-In-Residence Program

Deadline: December 2, 2013 (RECEIVE) or (HAND DELIVERY)

Artist-In-Residence Program
Pfister Hotel

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2014 Residency

The Pfister Hotel’s Artist-In-Residence program features a working art studio and gallery and is open to hotel guests and visitors to enjoy. Long known for its expansive Victorian art collection, The Pfister is now entering the third year of the program.

The Pfister’s Artist-In-Residence program is a member of the International Alliance of Artists Communities. This service organization includes more than 250 members – a diverse field of artists’ communities, residency programs, individuals and institutions that support living artists in the creation of new work – from across
the U.S. and in more than a dozen countries worldwide.

The Pfister artist in residence receives a $1000 monthly stipend and complimentary meals within the hotel’s cafeteria.

Over the past three years, The Pfister has featured several different Artists in Residence in its Gallery, each of whom have showcased their different artistic talents.

Your application package must include:
1. Pfister Artist-In-Residence application form.
2. A current resume.
3. A CD with 10 high-resolution digital images of recent work with name, title of the pictured work, media, dimensions and date on each jpeg.
4. A brief 200 word proposal.
5. A cover letter describing relevant qualifications, why The Pfister’s Artist-In-Residence program is appropriate for your body of work, the extent of your experience in the materials and processes used and a brief statement about work; e.g. aesthetics, working methods, etc.
6. Documentation of lecturing or art history background.
7. Availability for initial phone interview, followed by in-person interview.
8. Two written professional references from the regional art community supporting your application.

Your application package may include:
1. Catalogues, reviews and/or other publications about your art are helpful.
2. Drawings of the works hoped to undertake are helpful.

Finalists must be able to have their work exhibited for three months starting January 2014.

The finalist selected to become the next Artist In Residence will be required to participate in the four Gallery Night events held during their residency.

Application packages should be delivered to The Pfister Hotel's front desk, to the attention of Michelle McCarragher.

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Download Application Guidelines & Form:

The Pfister Hotel
424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
PHONE: 414.273.8222