Washington Project for the Arts Application Open: Artist-Organizer Residency

By Editorial Team on May 26, 2021
Artist-Organizer-in-Residence Brittney Washington working on her research at WPA.
Deadline: Tuesday, May 25 at 11:59pm ET

Washington Project for the Arts is thrilled to offer their gallery space to an artist-organizer as a studio/workspace from June–August. This residency is intended for artist-organizers to work on research, editing, and/or curatorial projects. The opportunity comes with a $1,500 stipend and up to $500 reimbursement for related expenses.

Please find the application and full details here. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 25 at 11:59 pm ET.

Application Questions:

  • What are you researching right now?
  • How will you use the space, and how would access to it benefit your practice and support your research?
  • How many working hours do you estimate needing the space and what is your ideal schedule?
    • 10 – 20hrs/wk
    • 20hrs/wk or more
  • How does your practice reflect our values of collaboration, experimentation, and inclusion?
  • Has your creative practice been impacted by COVID-19, and if so how?
  • Please provide your website or social media handle(s)
  • What more would you like to tell us about yourself?
  • Upload CV

What you can expect:

  • WPA will provide a $1,500 stipend ($750/month) and up to $500 reimbursement for related expenses.
  • 800 sq ft space with gallery lighting
  • 24/hour access to space, which includes: slop sink, bathroom, kitchenette, Internet access, folding table, and chair (you will have private use of the space, aside from occasional drop-ins from WPA staff for administrative needs)
  • Curatorial and research support on a flexible schedule
  • Introduction to potential collaborators and resources including curators, scholars, archives, etc

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET
  • Application Notification: Friday, June 11, 2021
  • Key Handoff & Walkthrough (as early as): Monday, June 21, 2021
  • Return Key Handoff & Walkthrough: Monday, August 23, 2021