ART, DESIGN OR PHOTOGRAPHY RESIDENCY


ARQUETOPIA LOCATION: PUEBLA, MEXICO OR CUSCO, PERU

Now Welcoming Applications for Summer & Fall 2019
Apply Now through Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Spaces are limited. For priority scheduling, all applications are evaluated
for selection when they are received versus after the deadline has passed.

This comprehensive, customized residency program offers offers competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, and photographers age 20 and over.

Artists-in-Residence Cristóbal Sarro (Mexico) and Mackenzie Bullard (USA)
RSAP12X Artist-in-Residence and Arquetopia Synergy Award 2015 Recipient, Ellen Bepp (USA); Artist-in-Residence Sarah Grothus (Netherlands)
 
The Art, Design, or Photography Production Residency is a self-directed, non-instructional program. Participants work independently in our spaces. We welcome artists from diverse disciplines who are interested in creating work with, or inspired by, elements, techniques or processes that are specific to Mexico and/or Peru.
 
EXAMPLES OF TECHNIQUES WE OFFER (BUT NOT LIMITED TO THESE)
Drawing • Painting • Natural pigments (cochineal, indigo, and other pigments) • Printmaking • Graphic design • Mexican textiles (weaving, embroidery, tapestry)  Peruvian textiles (weaving) • SculptureCeramics Mexican ceramics (Talavera, loza vidriada) • Gold leafingWood carvingPerformance • Ephemeral (including food and other perishable materials) • Photography: digital photography and alternative photographic processesDigital mediaDesign and illustration
 
Residency oil painting studio at Arquetopia Puebla with sliding-glass doors for ventilation and spectacular city views
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RESIDENCY DURATION / TIME PERIOD
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in Puebla, or 3 to 12 weeks in Oaxaca (Fall 2018 only) or Cusco. Dates are not predetermined but are nominated by the applicant.

WHAT THIS COMPREHENSIVE RESIDENCY PROGRAM INCLUDES
Staff Support:
  • Each resident meets weekly with our directorial and curatorial staff for individualized research assistance/resources, project guidance, and critiques
Accommodation and Meals (Puebla):
  • Furnished, private bedroom
  • Meals and 24-hour access to stocked kitchen and large dining room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Use of Arquetopia’s residency spaces including 4th-floor lounge and outdoor terraces
  • Shared bathrooms with modern fixtures and showers
  • Housekeeping
Studio Workspace (Puebla):
  • 24-hour access to large and bright, shared art studio with generous natural light
  • Personal workspace with large table and wall space
  • Some tools provided
  • Separate top-floor studio with bright natural light and sliding ventilation doors provided for oil painting
  • Darkroom provided for photographers; some supplies provided
  • For self-directed residencies, artists bring their own materials and supplies or obtain them locally
Accommodation, Meals, and Airport Transportation (Cusco):
  • Furnished, private bedroom
  • Meals and 24-hour access to stocked kitchen and dining room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Shared bathrooms with modern fixtures and showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Pickup and dropoff provided at Cusco Airport
Studio Workspace (Cusco):
  • 24-hour access to shared studio with natural light
  • Personal workspace with large table
  • Some tools provided
  • For self-directed residencies, artists bring their own materials and supplies or obtain them locally

RESIDENCY PROGRAM TUITION FEE INFO, PARTIAL TUITION FEE WAIVER OPTIONS, AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for program tuition fee, partial tuition fee waiver options, and application deadlines for this program.

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