Thursday, December 18, 2008

Emerging Artist Residency Program

Application Deadline: January 15, 2009
Residency Dates: August 17, 2009 - May 20, 2010
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

VCU's Department of Craft and Material Studies is seeking qualified applicants for its Emerging Artist Residency Program. Recent MFA (since 2005) graduates are being sought to continue their studio practice. Ceramic, glass, fiber, metal, and wood artists working in new and innovative ways are eligible to apply.

Fellows will receive:
  • 24 hour access to a 500 square foot studio
  • An apartment at the Plant Zero Arts Complex in Richmond, VA
  • Up to a $12,000 stipend (depending on class load)
  • Teaching experience at VCU
  • An Exhibition at the Fine Arts Building Gallery or Quirk Gallery's Vault Space
  • 24 hour access to VCU facilites in your area of focus
Responsibilities Include:
  • Teach up to two classes per semester in the Department of Craft and Materials Studies (This requires 2-4 days per week for two semesters)
  • Present a public lecture
To find out more and to download the application go to

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