Residency application costs $20.
Submission of applications are only accepted online through Submittable.
Finalists may be invited for an onsite visit prior to accepting residency and may be compensated for some travel.
STIPEND and PAY:
AIR receive two guaranteed stipend payments of $1,250 in September and in January for a total of $2,500 to help offset costs of living and supplies.
AIR teaching non-credit classes and/or workshops in our Community Arts Education program will be paid compensation as an Community Arts Education Instructor. Classes are subject to enrollment guidelines which means they may be canceled if they do not reach minimum enrollment. A CAE course may be up to 12 classes. Adult classes are generally 3 hours long for a total of 36 contact hours paid in six payments.
Opportunities to teach a credit bearing course in the PrattMWP program is dependant on enrollment. Details and pay discussed with finalists.
MWPAI provides up to $600 per artist of monetary support for the spring exhibition and up to $500 per artist towards shipping of artworks at the end of the residency.
MWPAI provides compensation for 3 to 4 Art Alive Family Day events, craft design, and help is approximately $200 per artist per event.
MWPAI provides shared housing and utilities, studio, and a meal plan that covers 19 meals a week during PrattMWP semester. MWPAI is not responsible for AIR transportation to and during residency or additional costs of living.
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop own artwork and self-directed studio practice in the provided studio space.
- Participate in campus and community life with genuine interest in creative collaboration and education.
- Work with the Community Arts Education + Residency Director prior to arriving to develop non-credit classes for the community to teach in your field each semester.( See Stipends and Pay)
- Present a lecture of current work, open studio, and joint exhibition of new work during residency.
- Work with the Museum Education Department to imagine, design, and plan art projects for 3 to 4 community Art Alive Family Days. (See Stipends and Pay)
- Weekly involvement with PrattMWP College of Art & Design Faculty and undergraduate student body with the potential to teach credit courses based on enrollment.
- Collaborate on 1 to 2 small community projects as representatives of the AIR program.
- Artists must provide own materials and specialized equipment for personal studio practice.
- Transportation to and during residency.
- Artists must cover any additional costs of living.
The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Artists in Residence Program
is made possible with the generous support of:
Francis J. and Ruth A. Pugliese
Sunithi S. Bajekal