Call for Applicants: Lane Community College (OR), Artist in Residence Program for Summer-Fall 2017, with stipend

Call for Applicants: Lane Community College (OR), Artist in Residence Program for Summer – Fall 2017, with stipend

Deadline: July 15th, 2017

The Presidential Lecture Series brings scholars and speakers to Lane Community College to enrich the educational experience of our students and our Oregon community. Funding is provided by the Roberta Konnie Fund of the Lane Community College Foundation.  The selected artist or artists (1-3 awards) will be paid a stipend of $3000 per month to help cover their expenses and projects.

Expectations: Contribute at least 3 hours per week of community and/or student service during their residency. Types of service can include:
· Connect to our enrolled students through classroom visits and/or workshops
· Hold a high school outreach activity through a workshop, or visit to a local high school.
· Other activities as appropriate and approved by the dean.

Hold at least one major community event, lecture, performance or exhibit that would engage and benefit the Lane and Eugene/Springfield community. Produce one artwork or performance for the college and donate the work to the Lane’s Arts on Campus Collection if it is a physical piece. Leave the residence and studio spaces in the same condition or better when arriving

Lodging and Stipend Details
· Lane Community College will provide one dorm style room at the Titan Court (Lane’s Downtown Campus) free of charge if the residency is during the summer term, (must vacate prior to September 1) valued at $620/month.  If this housing arrangement is declined, the artist must make other housing arrangements at their own cost.
· The monthly award is a total of $3,000 per month, for the duration of the residency (one, two or three month awards are available, as determined by the award committee). This is a flat stipend to cover travel, living expenses and any other costs related to the residency. No additional funding or reimbursements will be provided.  If a group is awarded a stipend, the award remains a total of $3000 for the month, for the group.
· One bus pass from Lane Transit District (if requested) will be provided to travel around the Eugene/Springfield area, and commute to the Main Campus.  If a group is awarded, you may request additional bus passes for other members.
· Art, dance, and performing arts studios, computer labs or other available physical spaces at Lane’s Main Campus to support the production, practice or other needs of the artist during the residency.
· We especially encourage artists to apply with interdisciplinary projects that align with Lane’s Core Themes and Core Values

Studio Supplies/Materials: Residents will need to bring or purchase all of the supplies necessary for the residency and artistic production. The college will work with the visiting artist to provide basic items like, easels, task lights, projector, printing presses, kilns, etc. when available.  Please identify your specific needs for your project in your application.

Eugene Area:  Lane’s main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene’s population is153,000 and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents, the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. The area’s scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for enjoying the outdoors. See what’s new at Eugene Cascades & Coast

About Lane Community College: The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce. Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities

Arts Division: Lane’s Arts Division includes Art and Applied Design and Music, Dance and Theatre Arts. Link

To Apply:  Please email the following information no later than July 15, 2017 to: Richard Lubben, Arts Division Dean
Please type the following in the email subject line “Artist Residency Submission 2017
· Project description (1-2-page maximum/12-point font single spaced), including how your project will connect to our students and community
·       Cover letter description your background and interest in the residency (1-page maximum/12-point font single spaced)
·       A link to your artistic or scholarly work (can be a shared document, website, etc)

For additional information please contact Mary Jo Kreindel, Arts Division Project Coordinator


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