Application for 2018 – 2019 Cycle Opens January 1st, 2018
Deadline: March 1st, 2018
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit arts organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC is now accepting applications online for their Artist Residency Program for the residency cycle, which begins in September and ends in August.
Media Accepted: Wood, Glass, Metal, Fiber, Clay, Mixed Media
Applicants must be able to fulfill a program requirement of working in their studios 24 hours per week and at least two weekends per month during HCCC public hours.
Juried selection is based on quality of creative work, ability to interact with the public, career direction, and program diversity. Accepted artists will be notified via e-mail in April.
- 5 to10 residencies awarded
- 3, 6, 9, and 12 month residencies available
- Residency cycle begins in September and ends in August
- Residency start dates and length determined by program review panel
- $600 monthly stipend that includes a housing/materials allowance
- 24 hour access to 200-square-foot artist studios equipped with sinks, telephones, and wireless Internet access
- Wide variety of resources and opportunities, including teaching assignments through HCCC and collaborative works with fellow residents
- Ongoing professional development and enrichment opportunities with local museums, art professionals, and collectors
- During the residency, artists’ creative work is represented by HCCC and is considered for display in the Asher Sales Gallery
- Additional opportunities, such as discussions with curators and gallery owners, exposure at HCCC events, and interactions with visiting art professionals
- Group exhibition at the end of residency cycle
Website link for more detailed information and application requirements: https://www.crafthouston.org/artists/residents/apply-to-program/
About: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit arts organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC’s major emphasis is on objects of art made primarily from craft materials: clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or found/recycled materials.