Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Anderson Ranch Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Artist Residencies, Colorado

Call for Applications

(DEADLINE: February 1, 2012)

Anderson Ranch's mission is to provide transformative experiences that celebrate artists, art-making, creative dialogue, community, experimentation and growth in a supportive and inspiring environment. At Anderson Ranch, we recognize human beings’ lifelong need to develop personal creativity and to discover, learn and grow. We nurture and inspire imaginations of all ages, encouraging experimentation, intensive inquiry and creative production. Anderson Ranch is an international center for the creation of new work and untried art forms for leading artists of our time.

Anderson Ranch is located in Snowmass Village, Colorado, a resort community 160 miles west of Denver.

Applications for both residency terms must be submitted via our online application by February 1 each year.

To apply for the Fall 2012 (October 10 – December 12) and Spring 2013 (February 6 – April 10) residency terms (approximate dates). Applicants may upload images (jpg) or video (mov, wmv, flv). For good image quality and fast upload, your image files should have a resolution of 72 ppi and a largest dimension around 1220px. Our online portal offers additional instruction for submitting work. For technical support, contact support@slideroom.com.

Applicants are required to submit:

10 images of recent work – or up to 3 mins of time based work

Declaration of professional status (emerging or established)

Selection of preferred term

Statement of purpose

Resume or CV

Three references

Application fee of $60

Applications are initially reviewed by the Anderson Ranch Program Directors to ascertain if the Ranch can meet the applicant’s needs. After that, a separate independent jury of established artists make the final selections, based upon the work submitted, subject to program guidelines.Notifications to applicants/recipients will be made by early April.

The Ranch strives to create a community of artists-in-residence that reflects a rich mix of artistic styles and ethnic, social and human diversity. Anderson Ranch actively seeks applicants from all backgrounds, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, disability, HIV status, or veteran status. Specific funding for artists of racial and ethnic minorities is available to the Ranch from the Joseph Foundation.

Responsibilities of Artists-in-Residence

While at the Ranch, all residents are expected to comply with the Ranch’s policies and procedures which are designed to maximize the experience for all Ranch program participants, staff and supporters. The Ranch will provide each resident with a studio space (not necessarily private), limited/scheduled access to trained programmatic staff, private dorm-style housing and approximately eighteen meals per week. Residents are responsible for full payment of a $100 residency fee, transportation to and from their home to the Ranch, materials and supplies, meals not provided by the Ranch, shipping of works of art, materials and personal property. Residents will be responsible for studio costs beyond what is programmatically available. (i.e., lengthy kiln firings, large printings, etc.). Each resident will be required to remit a $250 refundable security deposit.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center
P (970) 923-3181 / F (970) 923-3871 / E info@andersonranch.org
5263 Owl Creek Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

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