28 Nov 2016

Residencies Funded New Mexico Residency

SCA Contemporary ArtAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: January 8, 2017 – Launch 1.0 / 1.2 is the first chapter of a residency project based at The Sanitary Tortilla Factory(STF) in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The curatorial team of Lucy R. Lippard, Bill Gilbert and Sheri Crider will select two artists/groups to participate in two, six-week projects that emphasize key community engagement components.

The program is seeking proposals that incorporate waste stream utilization or engage the community via social practice projects. The artists will be provided housing, travel funds ($500) and a stipend ($1500) for the residency. The emphasis of both projects art making process should actively engage a particular Albuquerque community or communities.

The waste stream utilization residency offers the artist a direct access to over 200 tons of construction demolition. A full workshop and studio space are available for the artists in residence. The workshop contains a basic woodworking shop (table saw, band saw, miter saw, sanders), as well as hand held power tools and light metal shop including a TIG/MIG chop saw and grinders.

The artist/artist group selected for the residencies should expand the notion of what it means to work in a socially responsible manner. In preparation for this project, STF has positioned itself as a liaison between the visiting artist and local agencies/resources that are open to collaborating with artists. Both residencies will result in an exhibition and inclusion in a catalogue.

PDF Document to contain the following:

  1. Name/address/email/website/cv
  2. 500 words describing proposed project
  3. 250 words artist statement/bio
  4. 5 – 10 images of artist/group applying
  5. *$20 administrative fee paid via donation paypal link on bottom of website page. Please note payment as ‘Residency Application’.
  6. Submit to: stfsubmissions@gmail.com

Oct 19 – Announcement/Release of prospectus
Jan 8 – Deadline for submissions
Jan 31 – Notification of artists

The launch of the sculpture residency program is generously supported by the Fulcrum Fund in partnership with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The FUNd at Albuquerque Community Foundation.

SCA Contemporary Art is dedicated to facilitating a space for experimental, innovative and contemporary projects. The alternative space is a renovated storefront with 12ft. ceilings and a 1000 sq. ft. exhibition area. We support exhibitions by emerging and established, local, national and international artists working with large scale sculpture, painting, print, drawing, photography, installation, sound and video art.

The Sanitary Tortilla Factory
403 2nd St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 228-3749

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Residencies. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards, In-Kind Benefit, Residency, and Stipend. Opportunity expires in 32 days.

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