ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM – AIR
CERAMIC ART
Application Form 2018

Deadline for Receipt of Submission is July 22, 2018

Notification will be sent to the chosen applicant by email by August 3, 2018

The successful applicant will receive a contract by email. The contract must be agreed and signed and returned to the Centre by email by August 17, 2018 with two signed hard copies to follow.

Personal Information:

NAME: _____________________________________________________________________________

MAILING ADDRESS:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

TELEPHONE (HOME):__________________________  (WORK):________________________________

EMAIL: _____________________________________________________________________________

WEBSITE: ___________________________________________________________________________

WILL YOU HAVE YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION WHILE IN CHESTER?  Yes_____     No_____

WHERE DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS RESIDENCY? _________________________________________________________________________________

Residency Information:

PROJECT TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Answer the following questions and attach to your application.

BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION (100 words or less) Suitable for publicity purposes

 

 

 

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY (100 words or less) Suitable for publicity purposes

 

 

 

BRIEF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DESCRIPTION (100 words or less) Suitable for publicity purposes

 

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Dates: Total project time is two months: September 15 to November 15.

Studio: To be shared with ceramic artist Teresa Bergen includes use of the electric kiln, treadle wheel, slab roller and extruder.

Accommodation: A self-contained apartment above Ms. Bergen’s studio minutes outside the Village of Chester, Nova Scotia.

Provisions: Arrangements for rental of the apartment and use of the studio space and equipment as described above are to be made directly between the artist and Ms. Bergen.

Stipend: There is a monthly stipend of $1,000 provided by the Chester Art Centre and reimbursement of the cost of rental of the apartment and the cost of shared studio space and use of equipment.

Materials: Are to be supplied by the artist.

Selection:

  • Jury will be a committee from the Chester Art Centre and ceramic artist Teresa Bergen
  • will be based on artistic merit
  • will be based on applicant ability to achieve stated goal as proposed within timeline
  • will reflect relationship of proposal to applicant work history and potential benefit to artist
  • will clearly state potential for community engagement

Required support material (provide in accompanying documents):

1. PROJECT PROPOSAL (max. 500 words)
Provide an expanded Project Description as a separate word document or PDF. Describe the intent and goals of the project and frame the project within the context of your creative work history. Describe the work processes, materials and/or equipment you will be working with during your residency.

Clearly outline what form of community engagement would be appropriate for your project: may include but not be limited to: demonstrations, teaching a workshop, an exhibition of work, talk or lecture as related to the project.

2. DOCUMENTATION OF ARTISTIC WORK
Images of work

10 images saved as .jpg files at 300 dpi
Each image should have a number with your initials and title to insure they are presented in the order you wish. Provide a numbered image list (artist, title, medium, dimensions/duration and date) as a separate word document or PDF. Submit via Drop Box.

3. CURRENT CV (MAX 3 PAGES)

4. REFERENCES
Please submit two (2) references with your application

Sending your Application:
Must be received by July 22, 2018
Please clearly mark your name on all submitted materials. Submissions will not be returned

Submit the application form with supporting documents to info@chesterartcentre.ca  

Please submit images of work via Drop Box. https://www.dropbox.com/request/9smaPubcsNwsoPwlkoRG

Email: info@chesterartcentre.ca
Artist in Residence
Chester Art Centre
PO Box 654, 60 Queen Street
Chester, Nova Scotia
B0J 1J0