Residencies The Fleur and Charles Bresler Artist Residency
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International Deadline: November 15, 2020 – In honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four month residency at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland. This residency provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body of work or develop a project in a stimulating, supportive environment.
2021 Bresler Resident Artists will engage with the VisArts Social Justice Curatorial Fellow/Visual Activist who will write a contextual essay for the solo project exhibitions, visit studios, and engage with artists throughout their residencies.
SUPPORT & BENEFITS
Studio space is provided free of charge. Artists receive a monthly stipend of $500. The residency encourages interaction, dialogue and exploration both within the VisArts artist community and the larger Rockville community as well.
The residency offers the gift of time and space to three artists and/or collaborative artist teams each year to experiment and realize new work. Each year the current Bresler Resident Artists present their work in a solo project exhibitions at VisArts.
** The Bresler Residency does not provide housing for artists. Please contact VisArts directly for resources regarding housing during the residency period.
RESIDENT EXHIBITION January 2022 – March 2022
Each year the Bresler Residency will focus on artists whose primary residency practice will involve the following:
- 2021 – Social/Community Practice and/or Performance. Apply with projects centered on environmental, social, racial, economic justice.
- 2022- Sound, video, new media, photography apply with projects centered on environmental, social, racial, and economic justice.
The current call is for artists or collaborative artist teams whose primary residency practice is Social/Community Practice with projects centering on environmental, social, racial, and economic justice. Artists must be prepared to use online platforms in place of face to face community gatherings due to pandemic safety concerns.
Available Residency Dates:
- January 13 – May 12, 2021
- May 14 – September 15, 2021
- September 17 , 2021 – January 12, 2022
APPLY ONLINE – $10 Application Fee
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