ART, DESIGN OR PHOTOGRAPHY RESIDENCY


ARQUETOPIA LOCATION: PUEBLA, MEXICO OR CUSCO, PERU

For All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018
Apply Now Through Sunday, August 19, 2018
Fee reduction options. E-mail Chris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Spaces are limited. All applications are evaluated for selection
when they are received versus after the deadline has passed.

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This residency offers offers competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, and photographers age 22 and over.

Artists-in-Residence Cristóbal Sarro (Mexico) and Mackenzie Bullard (USA)
RSAP1Artist-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

Artists-in-Residence Fernando De Ita (Mexico) and Elizabeth Carter (First Nations Canada)
RSAP2Artists-in-Residence Christina De la Rosa (USA) and Matthew Couper (New Zealand)
 
RESIDENCY DURATION / TIME PERIOD
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in Puebla, or 3 to 12 weeks in Cusco. Dates are not predetermined but are nominated by the applicant.

WHAT THIS RESIDENCY INCLUDES
Staff Support:
  • Each resident meets weekly with our 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 on-site studio with bright natural light provided for oil painting
  • Darkroom provided for photography; 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 FEE AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for fee and application deadlines for this program.


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