NXTHVN (CT), International Open Call for Applicants: Studio or Curatorial Fellowships, with stipend, DEADLINE EXTENDED

NXTHVN (CT), International Open Call for Applicants: Studio or Curatorial Fellowships, with stipend,

Deadline EXTENDED: June 1st, 2018

NXTHVN’s Fellowship programs bring together a diverse cohort of emerging studio-based artists and curators to develop and professionalize their practice within New Haven’s creative community.

Studio Fellowship: Each year, NXTHVN selects six Fellows from a dynamic pool of applicants to receive a professional studio space in NXTHVN’s new building and a generous stipend to cover living and material expenses throughout the fellowship year.In addition to participation in a culminating group exhibit, studio fellows have an opportunity to enhance professional development and mentorship skills, and to form new creative partnerships within the art communities at Yale University, as well as in New Haven and New York City at large.

Studio fellows are required to commit to a minimum of 20 hours of studio time, and to engage in a series of monthly mentorship sessions, group critiques, studio visits and workshops with gallerists, curators, collectors, visiting artists. Additionally, Studio Fellows must participate in our High School Apprenticeship Program for a minimum of 5 hours per week.
Studio fellows must be based in New Haven, CT for the duration of the fellowship to meet these requirements. This programming will run from September 2018 to August 2019.
The Studio Fellowship, valued at $35,000, includes:
  • $10,000 stipend for living and material expenses
  • Dedicated studio space for the duration of the fellowship
  • Professional Development Workshops and Seminars twice per month
  • Open Studios Salon in the spring
  • Scheduled critique sessions with NXTHVN Professional Artists
  • Group exhibition in the NXTHVN Gallery
  • Support from NXTHVN Program Advisor
  • Access to Yale University Library and Art Gallery

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Curatorial Fellowship: Each year, the NXTHVN Curatorial Fellowship Program selects four Fellows from a diverse pool of applicants to receive co-working space in NXTHVN’s new building and a generous stipend to cover living and material expenses throughout the fellowship year. In addition to co-curating an exhibition, the curatorial fellows have an opportunity to develop advanced skills in the logistics and concepts of exhibition-making, to enhance professional development and mentorship skills, and to form new creative partnerships within the art communities at Yale University, as well as in New Haven and New York City at large.

Curatorial Fellows are required to engage in a series of monthly mentorship sessions, group critiques, studio visits and workshops with gallerists, curators, collectors, visiting artists. Additionally, Curatorial Fellows must to participate in our High School Apprenticeship Program for a minimum of 5 hours per week.
Our curatorial program is a part-time commitment and is designed to accommodate fellows who are based in New Haven, as well as those who may need to commute to meet our program requirements. This programming will run from September 2018 to August 2019.
The Curatorial Fellowship, valued at $35,000, includes:
  • $5,000 stipend for travel and research
  • NXTHVN exhibition publication
  • Fully-funded exhibition budget
  • Dedicated co-working space for the duration of the fellowship
  • Professional Development Workshops and Seminars twice per month
  • Co-curated exhibition in the NXTHVN Gallery
  • Support from NXTHVN Program Advisor
  • Access to the Yale University Library and Art Gallery

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.nxthvn.com/

About: Founded by artists Titus Kaphar and Jonathan Brand in 2015, NXTHVN, currently in development, is an ambitious art space housed in a former manufacturing plant in the Dixwell neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. Our mission is to cultivate a sustainable creative community that attracts and supports talent within and beyond New Haven. The NXTHVN team has designed a unique shared environment where artists and curators converge for an opportunity to make art, exchange ideas, and extend their networks. Our comprehensive fellowships provide dedicated work space, a stipend, a professional development curriculum, and mentorship opportunities. We combine these resources with a paid high school Apprenticeship program to ensure the next generation of talent receives the support and direction it needs. Immersed in the area’s rich intersection of art, academia and history, NXTHVN’s exhibition space, black box theater, and co-working space further create an atmosphere of collaboration, inclusion and social engagement.
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