Artist-in-Residence program



Entry Date:

January 22, 2019




Since 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned recognition for its catalytic role in advancing the work of visual artists of African and Latino descent through its Artist-in-Residence program. The program has supported over one hundred graduates who have gone on to highly regarded careers. Visit this link to view the full list: https://www.studiomuseum.org/artists-in-residence

The Studio Museum uses SlideRoom for receiving applications to the Artist-in-Residence program. Visit this link to apply for the 2019–20 Artist-in-Residence program: https://studiomuseum.slideroom.com/#/login/program/46515

Frequently Asked Questions
What is the mission of this residency?
The Studio Museum in Harlem offers an eleven-month studio residency for three emerging artists working in any media. The program is designed to serve emerging artists of African and Latin American descent working locally, nationally, or internationally.

When is the 2019–20 Artist-in-Residence program application due?
All materials (including recommendations) are due April 1, 2019 by midnight. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications during the last day of the application period which can cause server problems. To avoid this, please submit your application in advance of the deadline.

When does the residency begin and end?
October 1, 2019–September 1, 2020. The residency is eleven months long.

Do you accept late applications?
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications after the due date.

Do you accept paper applications?
No, the application must be completed online.

How much does it cost to apply?
There is no cost to apply to the Artist-in-Residence program.

Do you accept international applicants?
Yes, the program accepts applications working locally, nationally and internationally. Please note that the Museum cannot provide visa support.

What kinds of documents does the application require?
Two recommendations, a resume (or CV), an artist statement. In addition, you can upload 8–10 images and videos. No word documents please.

When will I hear back about my application?
We expect to notify all applicants by the end of July 2019 via email.

Can I receive feedback about my application?
The Museum receives hundreds of applications per year and, as a result, we are unable to provide feedback.

Do I need to have a specific project in mind before I apply?
No. You can apply with a portfolio of your works previously completed.

Can you tell me if I should apply?
Museum staff cannot advise you on your application.

Is there an education requirement for the residency?
No, there is no education requirement.

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