studio residency

A.I.R. at Governors Island


A.I.R. is pleased to announce its fourth season of activities on Governors Island. Located at House 4A, Nolan Park, the program will include exhibitions, artist talks, performances, screenings, and will host the inaugural A.I.R. Summer Residency.


Inaugural Summer Residency
The A.I.R. Summer Residency is an eight-week program which offers an opportunity for artists aligned with A.I.R.’s mission, working in all disciplines, to advance their work in an immersive studio environment. On July 29th and 30th, and September 16th and 17th, visitors are invited inside the resident’s studio spaces for our open|STUDIOS weekend. The residency will culminate in an exhibition and a program curated by Patricia Margarita Hernandez and Alexis Wilkinson.

The artists participating in the inaugural A.I.R. Summer Residency are:
Sarah Anderson
Ofri Cnaani
Mira Dayal
Rachel Guardiola
Emily Oliveira
Macon Reed
Barb Smith
Victoria-idongesit Udondian
Allison Wade

The house will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12-5pm from June to October. A.I.R. will hold artist talks, performances, and screenings every Saturday throughout the season.

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Image © NARS Foundation

Image © NARS Foundation

2016 Residency Lab / SOHO20
Deadline: March 31, 2016 at 12:00am

SOHO20’s Residency Lab invites between one and three artists to take over our gallery space for one month in the summer. During this time, the gallery will remain open during normal hours, fostering dialogue and providing a platform for residents to engage with the visiting public, with support from SOHO20's staff. Apply here for this summer (July 7 - August 12, 2016).

International Residency Program / NARS Foundation
Deadline: April 1, 2016 at 11:59pm

The NARS International Artist Residency Program supports emerging and mid-career artists. The program is open to both International and US-Based artists, creating an international artistic dialogue and exchange. Learn more about the program and apply online here.

AICAD Studio Practice Residency / AICAD
Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) is offering a Studio Practice Residency for non-student working artists to develop, refine, or challenge their artistic practice in dialog with a chosen mentor. This residency will be a studio intensive mentorship program held at the AICAD facility in DUMBO, Brooklyn from May 6th – August 30th, 2016 (approx.). Visual artist and critic William Powhida, will lead the Studio Practice Residency. Accepted participants will work with mentors to be determined. Click here for more information.

Residency Program / Flux Factory
Deadline: April 17, 2016 at 11:59pm

Flux Factory is looking for cultural producers of all kinds to join the Flux community for 3, 6, 9, and 12 month residencies! Flux Factory cultivates a spirit of openness and generosity through a unique collaborative and participatory approach to realizing its residency and public programs. Fluxers benefit from an immersive and prolific environment that encourages experimentation and peer to peer resource sharing. Residents work together to shape and realize Flux’s expansive programming, proposing and leading exhibitions and educational events. Flux Factory nurtures individual practices by offering professional development opportunities, including one-on-one studio visits, group field trips, and monthly salons. Submit your application here.

Conrtibuting Writer / Everyday Feminism
Deadline: Ongoing

Everyday Feminism, a digital feminist magazine, is currently seeking contributing writers for their blog. They pay $75 per blog post to contributing writers. They pay $150 to “investigative writers.” Their goal is “to help people develop a better understanding of how systemic issues of gender, sexual orientation, race, class, ability, size, and other social identities affect them personally and how to address them in their everyday life and communities through an intersectional feminist, anti-oppression framework.” Find out more here.