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The Brookline Arts Center is seeking proposals for an eight-week artist residency in our historic firehouse turned art center in Brookline, MA. One dynamic solo artist or small collaborative group will have the opportunity to experiment and grow their body of work with the support of the BAC. Artist(s) selected will design, create and exhibit an installation or series of work in our unique gallery space. The residency will provide five weeks of artistic development and culimate with a three-week public exhibition.
All artists residing in United States are eligible to apply. All applications must be entered online through the BAC’s submission form.
Selected artist(s) will receive a stipend of $1,000 for the residency. Benefits of the program include:
•24-hour access to 2D, ceramics, small metals studio (when classes are not in session) and gallery space to be used for art-making.
•A formal critique at the mid-point and end of the residency.
•Use of equipment, machines and tools (with proper instruction).
•Opportunities to take classes with our faculty.
•Administrative staff support.
Artist(s) are expected to create a site-specific, original installation or series of work for our gallery while in residence at the BAC. A site visit prior to submission is strongly encouraged. Artist(s) are encouraged to intereact with the environment of the BAC and the greater community of Brookline throughout the eight-week program. Exploration of and interaction with the community includes an open studio experience and a culminating reception showcasing the work. Two or three public talks and/or workshops will also be developed and presented, led by the artist(s) in residence with the goal of enriching the community through artistic engagement. Artist(s) are responsible for procurement of materials, furniture and supplies. Projects should be self -directed.