Deadline: January 10th, 2019
Founded in 2007, Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency (JTHAR) is a nonprofit artist residency, which invites artists from around the world to create work amidst the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park and connect to the vibrant local artistic community. The residency provides scholarship funds, accommodations, studio space and a gallery exhibition.
Artists selected for this program are at all stages of their careers and work in all media, including drawing, painting, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and non fiction writing, interdisciplinary, social practice and architecture.
JTHAR fosters creativity through opportunities for exploring, experimenting, quiet reflection, engagement and cross-cultural exchange with the vibrant local artist community. We establish spaces where inspiration happens on a daily basis, so artists can do the work of innovating, changing the cultural landscape and generating a fresh look at the way we connect to each other and to the world.
Selection Process: Artists are selected to attend the residency by the Artist Residency Board Members. The committee reviews all applications submitted to the program. Selection is based on the merit of the artist’s portfolio and the residency proposal.
Scholarship Information: All 2019 Spring Session chosen artists will receive a one thousand scholarship/stipend to be used to deter costs of participating in the program. The six week solo artist extension program does not have scholarship awards. Funds can be used towards art supplies, transportation, meals, etc.
Studios and Accommodations: The residency provides studio space and living accommodations. Each artist will be assigned their own house in which to live and work for the length of the residency. Artists may choose to work in the JTHAR dedicated studio, a large shared studio space, divided by movable walls, depending on the artist’s needs. Some of the assigned houses are located near the West Entrance of the Joshua Tree National Park. Others are in the areas of Pipes Canyon and Flamingo Heights.
Link to apply and residency dates, via CaFE: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5217