SPECIAL RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER!!!
Elsewhere Studios in Paonia, Colorado is offering a one-month fully-funded residency for a photographer working with experimental techniques: hyper-real, staged, fused, alternate realities, dreamscapes / durational, multi-day, day & night in a single image / camera-less, pin-hole, smartphone / altered prints / digital & traditional / motion, depth-of-field & exposure experiments / breaking or remaking the frame / modes yet to be defined & ones you don’t see listed here…
*NOTE: ALL image making is without a darkroom*
- The residency will take place in Fall 2017 (September, October, November or December).
- The residency includes living and studio space at Elsewhere Studios for the month and a $250 stipend.
- The application deadline for this unique opportunity is May 1st, 2017.
Selection Criteria for Photography Residency:
- Quality of photographic portfolio.
- Innovation and creativity of work.
- Vision for time spent at Elsewhere Studios.
- Commitment to the full-time experience of your residency.
Fill out the online application stating you are applying for the Photographer Residency and submit the requested information and application fee. The application & materials requested for this special residency follow the same instructions & requirements from our regular residency application. Please refer to the process outlined in the “Residencies” section of our website.
The Residency Program provides space and time for artists (visual artists, writers, composer/musicians, performance artists) to create art in a unique and supportive environment. Elsewhere consists of artistically crafted living and studio spaces. Time spans are individually based - 1 to 6 months.
About the fees:
Our cost to provide a month long residency at Elsewhere Studios is $2000 per resident. We are committed to keeping this experience accessible to all artists regardless of ability to pay. Therefore we have set the residency fees on a sliding scale starting between $600 and $850 per month (depending on space) and going to $2000 per month. We raise the remaining funds through grants, donations, and fundraising events which require a big investment of time and energy on the part of our staff, board, and awesome volunteers. We trust that our residents will place themselves honestly on this spectrum, and are deeply appreciative of any funds that are contributed above the base amount in our sliding scale to help support this vital work. Also, we occasionally have donations that are earmarked for scholarships or stipends. If this would help make a residency possible for you, please inquire about availability.
Elsewhere is a choose-your-own-adventure style residency. Situated in downtown Paonia, the spaces are versatile, providing residents with opportunities to connect and interact with other artists in the community, to create or participate in art exhibitions, and to teach classes or workshops.
Please email us (email@example.com) if you would like to be on a list to be notified of openings due to cancellations.
Elsewhere Application Deadline for 2017 residencies
Please note: Residency periods are for the full month(s).
Residencies beginning in the months of September to December, 2018 (multi-month residencies can extend beyond these months)
- Deadline: April 1, 2018
- Notification: Mailed by May 1st
Residencies beginning in the months of January to April, 2018 (multi-month residencies can extend beyond these months)
- Deadline: August 1, 2017
- Notification: Mailed by September 1st
Residencies beginning in the months of May to August, 2018 (multi-month residencies can extend beyond these months)
- Deadline: December 1, 2017
- Notification: Mailed by January 2nd
Examples of past work
Visual Artists: Ten images of work created in last two years – slides, photos, CD, website, etc. Please include description sheet listing each slide and title, date executed, dimensions, and media.
Writers: A 10 to 20 page writing sample in any genre (poetry, fiction, non-fiction), but representative of the genre you plan to work on in residence. 12 pt easy to read font.
Composers: Digital Files, YouTube videos, DropBox link, CD and/ or DVD (labeled with name, title, duration, and date of work) that best displays your style and what you intend to work on during your residency.
- FILL OUT THE FORM FOUND ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE.
- SEND ARTIST'S STATEMENT/BIO & EXAMPLES OF PAST WORK TO INFO@ELSEWHERESTUDIOS.ORG OR VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE.
- PAY $30 APPLICATION FEE EITHER THRU PAYPAL (SEND TO INFO@ELSEWHERESTUDIOS.ORG)
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