If you are a parent who wishes to participate in an artist residency program but struggles because of childcare commitments, do not overlook the summer program at McColl Center for Art + Innovation in Charlotte, NC, USA. This opportunity is purposefully scheduled outside of the school year, and is designed so that artist parents may bring their family along with them. It even comes with a decent stipend to support the production of your work (for US citizens only).
CURRENT OPEN CALL: SUMMER 2022 EDUCATORS AND PARENTS ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
McColl Center’s summer 2022 artist-in-residence program is offered to educators and parents who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in McColl Center residencies because of responsibilities during school or university terms. This residency will support your practice, giving you the opportunity to bring your family with you, utilize our facilities, and access equipment in our artist labs.
Residency Dates: May 16–August 9, 2022 (12 weeks)
Application Opens: July 1, 2021
Application Deadline: August 15, 2021 (6 weeks)
Application Fee: $35 nonrefundable
Minimum age: 21
Current students are not eligible
McColl Center alumni artists should wait five years before applying for another residency. Artists are limited to two residencies at McColl Center.
Selected artists receive:
$6,000 living, materials, and travel stipend (United States-based artists only; due to the limitations of B-1 visas, international artists are not eligible to receive stipends)
Furnished apartment (for artists from outside the greater Charlotte area)
24-hour access to a private studio with Wi-Fi and common use areas
Participation in a group show
Photo and social media documentation
Professional curatorial guidance
Opportunities to engage with McColl Center audiences via public programs
SlideRoom will confirm receipt of your submitted application. The application review process may take up to fourteen weeks after the application deadline. Notifications to all applicants will be sent via email after the selection panel has made its final decision.
See more info on our website and apply now.