Breckenridge Creative Arts (CO), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Artist-in-Residence, with stipend

Breckenridge Creative Arts (CO), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Artist-in-Residence, with stipend

Deadline: August 31st, 2018

Breckenridge Creative Arts (BCA) artist-in-residence program offers regional, national, and international artists of all disciplines an opportunity to focus on process rather than product while engaging with the local community in a meaningful way.

Visiting artists live and work for 4–8 weeks in the Breckenridge Arts District, an intimate campus of historic structures nestled under majestic snow-capped peaks in cozy downtown Breckenridge. During their live/work residency, artists partner with a local organization to explore a place-based thematic narrative—whether that means interpreting our spectacular mountain setting, rich local history, or risk-taking spirit; or focusing on an environmental or social topic important to the community.

Stipend: BCA will reimburse artists up to $500 for travel, and artists are offered a weekly stipend of $200 to cover food, materials, and other expenses.

Artist expectations include: 1) mentoring a local artist-in-residence; 2) participating in monthly Second Saturdays; 3) facilitating a weekly class, lecture, or activity on campus; and 4) planning and hosting a final presentation or event produced in collaboration with a local partner.

The artist-in-residence program is a partnership between Breckenridge Creative Arts and the Saddle Rock Society.

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: http://www.breckcreate.org/opportunities/artist-residence-application/

About: Established in 2014, Breckenridge Creative Arts (BCA)—or BreckCreate for short—was developed by the Town of Breckenridge to support and promote arts, culture and creative experiences throughout Breckenridge. This multidisciplinary nonprofit organization is responsible for the successful management of a series of programs, properties and partnerships that collectively animate and populate a cultural corridor in the heart of downtown Breckenridge. From quality performing and visual arts to the development of one of the region’s newest arts districts, Breckenridge Creative Arts is a transformative force for Breckenridge and the greater Summit County community.

 

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