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2023 Changing Climate residency

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. MT View of blue planet Earth in space with her atmosphere Europe continent 3D rendering elements of this image furnished by NASA

The 2023 International Thematic Residency, Changing Climate, addresses the most critical issue of our time.

For the Changing Climate open call, Santa Fe Art Institute seeks to support artistic exploration, creative activism, and community art actions related to global warming that inspire individual transformation and inform collective action. We seek artists and activists with proposed focus on research, artworks, and creative actions that:
  1. Connect human health with environmental and planetary health, and increase emotional resilience and adaptation to a quickly changing earth;
  2. Help to imagine social, cultural, economic, and technological futures that reduce or eliminate reliance on fossil fuels and are conjoined with human rights and the rights of all species;
  3. Support Indigenous, traditional, and local land stewardship and sovereignty in solidarity with human and non-human kin, as a means toward carbon capture and community building.
Starting with the 2023 Changing Climate International Residency, SFAI seeks to better support regional BIPOC artists through our Thematic Residency Program. Through the Regional BIPOC Award program, SFAI intends to award a $500 stipend to up to 28 regional BIPOC artists who are selected for a residency. Application due April 10th at 11:59pm MT.

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Ragdale offers residency for visual artists and writers with spinal cord injury

Ragdale is now accepting applications for the 2015 Creative Access Residency program, which offers 12 visual artists and writers living with spinal cord injury the time, space, and supportive community of a month-long, funded residency at one of three host organizations: The Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center (VSC), and Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI). Included in the Creative Access Residency Award:

  • month-long studio residency at either VSC, Ragdale, or SFAI
  • $500 stipend to offset direct expenses, such as travel
  • travel support ($250) and room & board for a personal assistant/caregiver, if needed

For eligibility requirements and guidelines, visit: http://artistcommunities.org/creativeaccess.

Apply online at vsc.slideroom.com. Applications must be received by Jan. 15, 2015.

"Being awarded this fellowship allowed me time for personal development, experimentation, and artistic growth. Not only did I have the space and tools to be productive, but having a personal assistant/caregiver with me made it possible for me to make the trip from Chicago. It was great spending weeks doing something I love and is meaningful to me. This program is definitely leading others in the development of artists with disabilities." -- Reveca Torres, painter/illustrator, Prospect Heights, IL

Via: Ragdale

Harpo Foundation invites applications for Emerging Artist Fellowship

The Chicago-based Harpo Foundation's Emerging Artist Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute was established in 2013 to provide an annual opportunity to an emerging visual artist who is at least 25 years old and who needs time and space to explore ideas and start new projects. One fellowship is awarded annually to an emerging artist who demonstrates strong artistic ability and promise, as well as an evolving practice at a pivotal moment in his or her development. Artist fellows receive a one-month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, which includes a well-appointed room with private bath, well-lit studio space, and a $500 travel stipend. The application deadline is July 5. Complete program guidelines and applications instructions are available online. The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support under-recognized artists. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and encourage new modes of thinking about art. Founded in 1985, the Santa Fe Art Institute provides a unique opportunity for emerging artists to pursue creative projects without interruption. SFAI supports more than 50 residents per year and offers a cohesive, arts-focused environment that creates the ideal working conditions for resident artists. There are no requirements on the work produced during an artist's time at SFAI. Via: Harpo Foundation