Siena Art Institute (IT), International Call for Applicants: Summer 2017 Residency for Artists & Writers, with travel stipend
Deadline: September 30th, 2016
From their call: The Siena Art Institute’s Summer Residency Program awards accomplished professional artists & writers the opportunity to stay for a month in the beautiful historic city of Siena, in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. The month-long Summer Residency Program grants resident artists a studio space at the Siena Art Institute & a private 1-bedroom apartment in the historic city center of Siena, as well as flight compensation for getting to and from Italy. Summer Residents are granted uninterrupted time to pursue their own independent projects, as well as the opportunity to explore the area of Siena, and interact with the local community.
Dates of our 2017 Summer Residencies will be: Monday June 5th – Tuesday July 4th, 2017
Wednesday July 5th – Saturday August 5th, 2017
Summer Resident Artists are provided:
-A private studio at the Siena Art Institute for four weeks.
-A private 1-bedroom apartment in downtown Siena for their month-long stay (one double bed).
-Compensation for flight to and from Italy from country of residence.
In turn, Resident Artists are asked to give back to the Siena Art Institute in several ways:
-Presenting a public talk about their work upon arrival in Siena.
-Interacting with our program participants through an organized activity, such as an afternoon master-class or critiques of student work.
While not required, Resident Artists are also invited to:
-Hold at one or more open studios/exhibitions/performances/screenings during their residency.
-Lead workshops with the Siena Art Institute’s summer program participants or members of the local community.
The Siena Art Institute’s Summer Residents are a valuable component of our programming, providing insight and inspiration to our program participants and the local community through the addition of their expertise, energy, and unique perspectives. We welcome all types of artists and writers to apply for our residency program, including but not limited to 2-D, 3-D, video, poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
For more detailed information and link to apply: http://www.sienaart.org/index.php?p=111&l=eng
About: The Siena Art Institute Onlus is a small non-profit arts organization based in the heart of Siena, Italy, one of the oldest and most beautiful university towns in Italy. We welcome artists from all disciplines who are interested in the intersection of art and civic life, and who wish to explore how the theoretical content of our individual practices can be translated into socially-meaningful projects that produce a deeper understanding of the cultures in which we find ourselves.