Weybosset Facade backside Residency

Local Artists in Residence program goals:

  • Support and invest in individuals at the cutting edge of their fields, whose work will impact the cultural landscape at large.
  • To encourage artists to explore their ideas and work within the context of public art in Rhode Island and creatively challenge themselves
  • Create a platform for local artists’ voices in our working community
  • Actively engage the community around TAC

Weybosset Facade Backside Residency Overview

-Period of 1 month between May-September.

-Artist(s) receives a single stipend of $500.

-Access to Montana Gold spray paint at discounted prices during the residency.

-Paint the backside of the Weybosset facade after submitting sketches and concept and being approved.

-Surface to be painted: 5 panels measuring roughly 7’x8’ each

-Materials (within reason) will be supplied by TAC.

-The completed mural will remain for a period of at least 10 months and should be completed within a week.

-Cross promotion between the artist, and TAC on social media.

-TAC will document the residency and process with photos and possibly video and release these through various channels. The content will also be available to the artist.

-TAC will supply an area for the artist to work and creatively challenge themselves.

Requirements to apply:

  • Artist must be at least 18 years old
  • Artist must be located within 1.5 hours of Providence
  • Able to commit to at least 1 week of solid work on site completing the mural
  • Submit a CV/Resume
  • Submit a brief biography and artist statement
  • Supply 5-10 hi-res images of individual previous work with a focus on outdoor work. Jpeg or pdf acceptable
  • Submit a proposal for the final mural including a sketch/rendering and description

To Apply:

Email all requirements with the program you are applying for in subject to: nick@theavenueconcept.com

Deadline: March 8, 2020


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