The world is yours if you choose to take hold. For artists, residency can offer the opportunity to expand your horizons, grow your practice, network well outside your usual circles and embrace places and experiences you might not otherwise encounter. While not every residency will be suited to every artist, if you commit to your search you will eventually find the right fit and secure yourself a spot somewhere. Here are a few upcoming residency opportunities to set you on the path.
Women’s Studio Workshop invites artists to apply for the 2021-2022 Artists-in-Education residency. This is an opportunity for artists to work with school students while creating their own work in a supportive, immersive environment. For full details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is August 1.
Tusen Takk offers residency in Leland, Michigan. Artists in residence enjoy housing, access to a 24/7 library of information, promotion of work, access to staff, networking opportunities and a weekly honorarium to help cover costs. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is August 1.
Hidden Turtle residency invites artists to apply for a three week stay in Akumal, Mexico this September. In their own words: Hidden Turtle Residency is an immersion opportunity in a very unique, exquisitely gorgeous and delicate ecosystem along the Southeastern coast of Mexico in the jungle adjoining the Caribbean coastline. We invite a global range of individuals working across a range of disciplines including visual/media/literary/performing arts,natural and social sciences, scholars, makers, designers. For further details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is August 1.
Praxis Center is your key to the next step in your journey. We know what it takes to build a career as a professional artist, but we also understand and respect the amount of work required to do so successfully. When you join Praxis, you unlock the resources you need to deepen your path to artistic success.
Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius, and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius. His book, Making it in the Art World, is available now with bonus content here.
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