Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (MD), Call for Applicants: Denbo Fellowship Program, Summer 2017

PA_LOGO_CPyramid Atlantic Art Center (MD), Call for Applicants: Denbo Fellowship Program, Summer 2017

Deadline: February 24th, 2017

This Fellowship is designed to offer artists, from a range of artistic disciplines, an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice, and provides a unique opportunity to complete a new body of work at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. Selected artists will receive:

  • Up to one month of access to a state-of-the-art printshop, paper studio or bindery
  • Key to studios and 24 hour access
  • Ten hours of one-on-one technical assistance or one workshop
  • Housing less than one mile from Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
  • Storage space and flat file for tools and materials
  • Use of standard shop supplies

Eligibility: Each applicants will be judged on the artistic merit of his/her work, interest and potential in printmaking, paper arts and book arts (or combination thereof), as well as the quality and clarity of his/her plan for the residency. Although previous experience in a PAAC discipline may be helpful to a successful applicant, such experience is not necessary or expected. Artists are also asked to give an artist talk during their residency.

Residency Length: Minimum 2 weeks, maximum 1 month (specify amount of time in application)

Selection Process: A panel of professionals including artists, curators, and arts administrators will jury each round of applications.

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About: Pyramid Atlantic is a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary arts center and was founded in 1981 by noted artist and teacher Helen C. Frederick to provide a setting for artistic collaboration and dialogue. They are located in the historic Arcade building in the Hyattsville Gateway Arts District, Maryland.


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