Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center Vita Paper Arts Residency Call for Entries

By Editorial Team on March 12, 2018

Deadline: Fri, 16 March 2018

Greg was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. He graduated in 2015 from the Corcoran School of Art & Design in Washington D.C., earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. Athletic and multi-talented, he enjoyed surfing, skateboarding and music, which inspired his true passion, his art.
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Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018
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PAAC offers a new artist residency opportunity. The residency honors Gregory Vita (1990-2017), a dedicated, perseverant, and talented papermaker, paper marbler, bookmaker and printmaker. Read more about Greg Vita and this residency here. During his time with PAAC, he wore many hats: a resident artist, a teacher, our resident skateboarder, and a friend you could run your wildest art ideas by. Due to the generosity of Greg’s family and friends, PAAC is proud to offer a new artist residency opportunity in his honor.

Selected artist will receive: 

  • A three month residency in PAAC’s paper studio
  • Key to studios and 24 hour access
  • Two papermaking workshops (from our summer workshop line-up)
  • Three (4 hour) lessons in other studios with PAAC’s artistic associates
  • Storage space and flat file for tools and materials
  • Use of standard shop supplies

Eligibility:
Each applicants will be judged on the artistic merit of his/her work and interest and potential in paper arts. Artists who work includes papermaking, paper sculpture, paper marbling, book arts, printmaking (or combination thereof), are encouraged to apply.

Selection Process:
A panel, including members of the Vita family, artists, and arts administrators will jury each round of applications.

To Apply: visit http://www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/vita-artist-residency