Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Siena Art Institute’s residency program, Italy

Call for Applications

Deadline: January 15, 2012

The Siena Art Institute’s Summer Residency program allows professional artists & writers the opportunity to stay for a month in the heart of Siena, to work in a private studio at the Siena Art Institute, to present their work to the public, and if they wish to hold a final event such a an open studio or performance.

The Siena Art Institute’s Summer Residents are a valuable component of the Siena Art Institute providing insight and inspiration to our program participants and the local community through the addition of their expertise, energy, and unique perspectives.

Resident Artists are provided:
A private studio at The Siena Art Institute for one month either during June or July 2012
A private one bedroom apartment in downtown Siena for their month-long stay.
Compensation for travel to and from Siena from country of residence.

In turn, Resident Artists are asked to give back to The Siena Art Institute in several ways:
Presenting a public talk about their work upon arrival in Siena.
Holding formal one-on-one critiques with with the Siena Art Institute’s summer program participants over the course of one or two days.

While not required, Resident Artists are also invited to:
Hold at one or more open studios/exhibitions/performances/screenings during their residency.
Lead workshops with the Siena Art Institute’s summer program participants or members of the local community.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding collaborations or any other aspect of the residency application process.

more information:http://www.sienaart.org/res-application-procedures.html

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