Weybosset Facade Residency

Local Artists in Residence program goals:

  • Showcase local RI and regional artists prominently in the city of Providence.
  • 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 Frontside Residency Overview:

-Complete a mural at 35 Weybosset St., Old Providence National Bank Facade

-Surface to be painted: 5 panels measuring roughly 7’10”x12’ each

-The completed mural will remain for a period of at least 10 months and should be completed within 7-10 days.

-Artist(s) receives a single stipend of $1000.

-Materials (of value up to $500) will be supplied by TAC.

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

-Sketches and concept will be reviewed and approved by TAC.

-Conception and installation will take place over the period of 1 month between August-September.

-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.org

Deadline: March 7, 2021 midnight

 

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