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Artist Residency Program

Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges [View all]
Posted by: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Deadline: Fri, March 1st, 2019

The Artist Residency Program offers time and space for craft artists at any point in their career to develop their practice and interact with the public. All craft media are welcome, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media. Museum visitors have the opportunity to visit residents in their studios. Residents gain exposure, connect with the Houston community, and educate the public about craft.

5 to 10 residencies awarded

Available in 3-, 6-, 9-, and 12-month time periods from September to August

$600 monthly stipend including housing/materials allowance

24/7 access to 200-square-foot studio with sink, telephone, and wireless Internet access

Wide variety of resources, including teaching opportunities through HCCC, collaboration with fellow residents, and professional development opportunities with local museums, art professionals, and collectors

Residents’ work is represented by HCCC and considered for display in the Asher Sales Gallery

Group exhibition at the end of residency cycle


Applicants must provide the following information:

Letter of Intent
In one page or less, describe the work to be completed while in residence, your career direction, and why you should be awarded a residency at HCCC.

Three pages or less.

Artist Statement
In one page or less, describe your work, process, technique, and conceptual development.

Three Letters of Recommendation
Provide contact information for three references. These references will receive an email instructing them how to submit their recommendation online.

Images of 10 Works Created within the Last 2 Years
Upload one wide shot and one detail of each piece (20 images total).

Proof of Eligibility to Work in the U.S.
International Applicants must provide proof of ability to work in the U.S.— green card or appropriate visa.


To apply:

Direct any concerns to Natalie Svacina:

Posted on Wed, January 9th, 2019
Expires on Fri, March 1st, 2019

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