The University of Texas at Austin, Call for Applicants: St. Elmo Arts Residency for New MFA Artists
Deadline: April 15th, 2018, Midnight (Central Time)
The St. Elmo Arts Residency is a joint project of the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Art and Art History and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. It offers one fellowship each academic year to a newly minted MFA artist in painting, drawing, print, photo, sculpture or multimedia.
Residency period: August 2018 through Mid‑May 2019
–24-hour access to a private 1800-square-foot studio
–Private furnished house capable of accommodating the fellow and a partner*
–30,000 USD stipend
–Part-time teaching experience at UT Austin
–Part-time teaching experience at the Wildflower Center
–Solo exhibition at the Wildflower Center in restored 19th-century carriage house gallery (1800 square feet)
*Pet may be acceptable in living space upon approval and with pet deposit
–Teach one class per semester (two classes total) in Studio Art in the Department of Art and Art History
–Teach one workshop per semester (two workshops total) at the Wildflower Center
–Public lecture on your work
–For the residency beginning August 2018, only artists who graduated from an MFA program in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 are invited to apply.
–If you graduated prior to Fall 2017, you are not eligible to apply.
–UT Austin students and alumni are not eligible to apply.
For more detailed information and link to apply: https://art.utexas.edu/st-elmo