Open Call: April-June Studio Residency at Otis Street Arts Project

By Editorial Team on February 15, 2022

Deadline: Mon, 07 March 2022

Applications are due March 7, 2022

We are looking for an excited, inspired artist to temporarily join the O.S.A.P. community for a one-time, short-term studio residency. This is a free residency with no fees attached.
Artists are free to work on projects of their choosing, and are expected to provide their own materials and tools. Artists are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours a week. Artists must be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

There is no fee to apply. This residency is open to applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels. Applications are due March 7, 2022 for a residency period of April 1—June 30, 2022.
Benefits include:
● 10×10′ studio space with lots of natural light
● Participation in Open Studios May 14th and group exhibition at Otis Street Arts Project.
● Access to Otis Street Arts Project’s collaborative community of 11 artists working in a
wide variety of disciplines
● Minimal furniture (table and chair)
● Heating and air conditioning
● Loading dock
● Key for studio access

This residency does not include:
● Housing

How to apply
To apply, please submit the following via our Google form:

If you do not have a Google account or have difficulty with the form please contact us at

Submit the following:
● Answer these questions:
○ What would you work on?
○ What are you hoping to gain from this residency?
○ How would this residency further your goals?
● 3-5 images or video links that are representative of your work
● Image guide with captions/descriptions
● A short bio

Important Dates
Apply by: 3/7/2022
Notifications by: 3/18/2022
Start date: 4/1/2022
End date: 6/30/2022

About Otis Street Arts Project
Otis Street Arts Project is an artist-run space in Mount Rainier, Maryland, founded by David Mordini and Sean Hennessey in 2015. Otis Street Arts Project serves as artist studios, exhibition space, and a creative incubator for those interested in a dynamic, supportive, and community oriented work environment of professional artists. We aim to create meaningful art and provide great art experiences.

Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD. To find out more about O.S.A.P., visit