Think Tank


Artist Residency in the U.S.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Long Island City, New York 
MissionSocrates Sculpture Park is a community engaged New York City waterfront park dedicated to supporting artists in the production and presentation of public art.

Overview In light of recent debates about monuments and some recent removals, Socrates asks artists to propose prototypes for new monuments for New York City for presentation beginning in the fall of 2020.

Artists who are enrolled in a school, college, or university at the time of application are NOT eligible for ‘The Socrates Annual’ fellowship program. Artists who have applied before, but never shown at Socrates, are eligible.

Application Requirements 
Application materials:
1) resume
2) Work sample list
3) Upload 10 work samples
4) artists statement
5) Proposal
6) questions
7) proposal images and materials
8) proposal budget
9) potential programming
10) reference

Facilities and Grants 
Fellowship recipients will receive a $5,000 production grant to support their project, a $1,000 honorarium and four-months of seven-days-a-week access to the resources and fabrication facilities of the Park’s outdoor artist studio.

Application Deadlines