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Sylvia J. Smith '73 Artist in Residence Program

Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges [View all]
Posted by: Dickinson College
Deadline: Thu, November 15th, 2018

Dickinson College, an internationally recognized liberal arts college in Carlisle, PA, seeks applicants for our Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence Program. This program at Dickinson has been made possible through the generous support of Sylvia J. Smith ’73, and will bring an artist to campus for a 6-week period in the Spring 2019 semester to develop a body of work and interact closely with students as a mentor, offering critique, demonstrations, and giving lectures on their work and related topics. The culmination of the residency will be an exhibition of works 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.

Artists who concentrate on painting, and/or drawing or printmaking are encouraged to apply, and we encourage connections between mediums. The studio program at Dickinson includes sculpture, (wood, metal, and casting processes), painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, 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 students.

Applicants should have their MFA as of August 2018. Please submit a CV, link to your work, and a letter of intent to: Submissions are due by November 15th, 2018.  Decision will be made by December 15th, 2018.


- Living stipend and materials stipend to support a six-week residency in the spring of 2019. Dates are flexible, but roughly from mid-February to April.

- Artist should be on campus a minimum of four days a week during period of residency.

- An exhibiition of work in the Goodyear Gallery including, but not limited to, work created during the residency. This exhibition will take place upon completion of the residency or at a later time agreed upon by artist and the Department of Art & Art History.

- The artist will present a talk on their work to the Department of Art & Art History and college community.

- The artist will participate in Senior Seminar studio critiques.

- The artist will offer interactive learning possibilities to students such as conducting a workshop on a specific topic, or give a guest lecture in relevant studio classes.

- Each artist will contribute a work, created during the residency, to the Department of Art & Art History.

- Artist will be provided with private studio space.

- Housing will be offered.

- Artist will have access to all studio resources including: print shop, wood shop, ceramic studio, and welding facilities, and access to campus facilities including library and fitness center.

Posted on Fri, October 5th, 2018
Expires on Thu, November 15th, 2018

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