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Dickinson College Sylvia J. Smith '73 Artist in Residence Open Call Fall 2023

Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges [View all]
Posted by: Dickinson College
Deadline: Tue, June 20th, 2023

Dickinson College, an internationally recognized liberal arts college in Carlisle, PA, seeks applicants for our 2023-24 Artist-in-Residence Program. This program was founded in 2009 through the generous support of Sylvia J. Smith ’73, and will bring an artist to campus for a 6-to-8-week period in the fall 2023 semester to develop a body of work and interact closely with students, offering critique, demonstrations, and giving a talk on their work. The culmination of the residency will be an exhibition in the Department of Art & Art History’s Goodyear Gallery. A studio workspace will be provided along with housing and a generous stipend for materials and living costs.

This year’s residency is open to artists working in painting and drawing, broadly definded. All approaches to the medium will be considered, and we are especially interested in artists who work beyond expected conventions. Artists working with experimental processes, multimedia approaches, or the use of technology in any part of their process are additionally encouraged to apply.

The studio program at Dickinson includes sculpture (wood, metal, and casting processes); ceramics/clay, painting, drawing, printmaking, darkroom and digital photography, and still and time-based digital processes. We are especially interested in artists engaged in dynamic studio processes who can serve as strong role models for our students, who work across a range of mediums and approaches.

The college is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We invite applications from both emerging and established artists. Please submit a CV, a pdf or link to your work, the names and contact information of two references, and a letter of intent to: Submissions are due by June 20, 2023 with a selection in the first week of July 2023.

About Dickinson College

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.

Expenses Paid by Dickinson College:

$7100.00 stipend (combined living and materials) to support a six-to-eight-week residency in the fall of 2023, from approximately late September to early November (exact dates will be coordinated when an artist is selected).

On-campus housing accomodations

Personal studio space (approx. 350-800 square feet depending on need)

Access to use all studio facilities including: ceramic studio, print shop, photography studio, digital lab, wood shop, and welding facilities, and access to campus facilities including library, print center, and fitness center.

Expenses Paid by Artist:

Meals are not included and should be factored as part of the living/materials stipend.

Travel, shipping, materials, and additional living costs.

Residency Obligations for the Artist:

Artists are expected to be on campus for the duration of the residency and adhere to a typical 5 day a week schedule with weekends open.

An exhibition of work in the Goodyear Gallery including but not limited to, work created during the residency. This exhibition will take place during the month of November.

Public artist presentation of their work to the college and greater Carlisle community.

Participate in Senior Seminar studio critiques.

Offer interactive learning possibilities to students such as conducting a workshop on a specific topic or giving a guest lecture in relevant studio classes.

Contribute a work created during the residency to the Department of Art & Art History’s Sylvia J. Smith Artist in Residence Collection.

Posted on Tue, May 30th, 2023
Expires on Tue, June 20th, 2023

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