Deadline: Open call

Self-Structured Short Term Artist Residency in Chattanooga, TN

A self-structured support program up to 3 weeks. ARC provides lodging and select opportunities.

Description of residency program
Our Short Term Artist Residency (S.T.A.R.) is a support program for artists who are not able or interested in committing to all the requirements of our full-length featured residency. We provide lodging and select opportunities for lecture/workshop/exhibition depending on available local resources and the applicant's interest.

Duration of residency
Self-structured, residents choose between 3 days and 3 weeks. 

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
The STAR program is open to creative residents of the United States living outside the greater Chattanooga area working in any medium except metal, glass, and those needing a printmaking facility. Limited facilities are available depending on tool/studio needs of the artist. We're happy to assist with documentation, guidance, research, coordinating studio visits and networking with local arts community, and connecting to area spaces, organizations, and museums.

Artists receive a private room in a shared house; furnished living and kitchen spaces, hi-speed internet, bike, shared bathroom, parking, washer/dryer, bedding/pillows/towels, guide to downtown galleries, museums, coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and events. 

Studio/ workspace
We can accommodate artists working in most mediums; Limited facilities are available depending on tool/studio needs of the artist. 

Fees and support
There is no fee to apply, however residency fees apply once accepted and may change depending on the length of the residency. Artists will be responsible for travel, food, materials & supplies, special tools, and most meals.Payment details will be resolved upon acceptance. *Residency Fees are as follows:

  • 3-7 Days - $35.71 per day ($250/week)
  • 8-14 Days - $28.57 per day ($200/week)
  • 15-21 Days - $21.42 per day ($150/week)

*Limited financial aid is available and can be discussed upon acceptance.

Expectations towards the artist
We don't have any program requirements of STAR residents (such as a workshop or lecture). This studio residency is designed to give the artist time to focus: whether that’s the creation of new work; experimentation with new materials or ideas; or the opportunity to visit a new place and meet new people to refresh and revitalize the studio practice. 

Application information
Step one: Go to the Application page. Check the calendar to make sure the dates you want to be in residence are available; then, click on "Apply" and you will be prompted to fill out the application form. We recommend preparing your answers offline in your text-editor of choice, then copying and pasting into the application, so as to avoid timeouts and the potential loss of your answers.

Step two: Email your CV/Resume and 10 portfolio items for review, including title, year, medium and physical dimensions (Images should be no larger than 5mb each, and videos should be no longer than 10min). In addition to the portfolio of 10 images, please include any sketches, models, drawings or any other materials to support your Project Statement and/or Statement of Intent.

Self-Structured Short Term Artist Residency in Chattanooga, TN

Self-Structured Short Term Artist Residency in Chattanooga, TN

United States of America

No application deadline / Open call

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