In case you’ve not visited or heard of Marfa, Texas, besides being an art pilgrimage for Donald Judd, et. al., it should be on a list of artists’ residencies to apply for. The Chinati Foundation offers two month residencies in the amazingly cool locale of West Texas. Near the Mexican boarder and the vast Big
Chinati Foundation’s Artist in Residence Program
Slide Show on How to apply for an artist residency, for photographers or other artists, writers, filmmakers. Here are eleven tips that are helpful when applying for an artist residency. How to Apply to Artist Residencies from Steve Giovinco
Eleven Tips for An Artist Residency Application Attending an artist residency is an important step in an artist’s creative career. It’s a place to create new work, focus unencumbered by daily distractions, and interact with other like-minded artists or photographers. Applying for an artist residency for some can be a hard process. Most require a
Snow Landscape Fine Art Photography This was not taken during Storm Nemo that just hit New York and New England, but it reminded me of a snow storm while attending the artist residency Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, New York. It was an early March night, believe it or not, and was after a two-foot snow
Night Landscape Photography Although this was taken in the past, it reminds me of the current blizzard falling now in New York, looking down Second Avenue during Storm Nemo. This night landscape photograph was taken at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New York during a March night, around 10pm (by Steve Giovinco).
NYFA Grant Application Work Sample Seminar New York Foundation for the Arts Program Officer, Christa Blatchford, conducting a Work Sample Seminar at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center in Buffalo, NY. There are some interesting and helpful tidbits for applying for the NYFA grant.
Graceland during Christmas Eve. Photographed during the house tour.
Another Christmas photograph taken in Marfa, Texas.
There are two artist residencies great for photographers (as well as other types of visual artists). The first is the Millay Colony for the Arts and is set in upstate New York (about an hour away from Yaddo in Saratoga). Millay accepts a handful of artists, writers, and composers for each of their three and a
Contemporary art photographers, painters, writers, filmmakers and other artists, remember that the McDowell Colony application deadline is due September 15, 2012. Although I’ve not attended, I highly recommend attending McDowell–or any artist residency (such as Yaddo, which I have attended).