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Artist Residency in the U.S.

StudioWorks Artist-in-Residence Program at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art (TIMA)
Eastport, Maine
Mission The StudioWorks program mission is to place the arts in the center of the community and foster, engage and create a vital and vibrant downtown.

Overview An online application for the StudioWorks artist-in-residency program is open to professionally established and/or emerging visual artists from anywhere in the world. Proposals will be considered from artists working in drawing, painting, digital/new media, photography, printmaking/letterpress, installation, sculpture, textiles or a combination of these. Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or masters-level degree program at the time of the application deadline are not eligible for a residency and should not apply.

Application Requirements 
Online application:
Application requirements include a 1-2 page written proposal; survey about availability; a current CV or resume; contact information for 3 references; up to 10 images of recent artwork with title, size, media information listed, or media uploads or links to film/video or audio. This outline of requirements is also available online on the Submittable site. There is a $25 fee to apply.

Facilities and Grants 
Residency provides:
1) Stipend: $2,000 for a 4-week residency; pro-rated for other terms: $1,000 for a 2-week residency; Stipends are paid 50% during the first week; 50% at conclusion of the residency.
2) Facility: Ground-floor private studio and separate print studio. Second floor common area, shared kitchenette and laundry and second bathroom. 

StudioWorks does not have additional funding for artists/projects beyond this stipend. Personal living expenses are the responsibility of each resident during his/her/their stay.

Application Deadlines