IMPORTANT DATES //
2020 Application Period: January 01 through April 03, 2020
All applicants will be informed by April 17, 2020 via email.
Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2020, 10a-5p
Blue Ridge Community College / BRCC
Fine Arts Center, Building V
One College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486
!! ONLY COMPLETE & CORRECTLY FORMATTED & SUBMITTED SUBMISSIONS WILL BE REVIEWED !!
— Please compile application in one (1) collated .pdf file (no larger than 10mb) and with the information below in the correct order.
ONLY one (1) .pdf file will be reviewed.
— ONLY EMAIL files SMALLER than 5mb.
Send files LARGER than 5mb VIA LINK (dropbox, other cloud service, or wetransfer)
— Send to: apply@studioELL.org
— Email Subject: 2020 VA-AIM
— Title .pdf file as follows: LASTNAMEfirstname.pdf / eg. SMITHjill.pdf
— Application must be emailed by April 03, 2020 @ 11.59p. Late applications will not be reviewed.
01. Contact Info
— Full Name
— Mailing Address
— Primary Phone Number
— Website (if applicable)
02. Short Answers
— How long have you been creating art?
— What mediums do you primarily work with?
— What is your highest level of education? Where? / When?
— Have you exhibited your work in the past? Where? / When?
— Have you sold your work in the past? Where?
— Do you have a website? Or other web-presence? Include URLs.
— What is the most exciting art exhibition you’ve ever seen?
03. OPTIONAL: Please provide the following if you have them
— Artist Statement (200 words). Provide a narrative paragraph that describes your work.
— Artist Resume / CV (no more than 2 pages).
Please provide information for one reference. (References will be contacted for finalists only).
— Reference 1 / Include Name, Title, Email, Phone Number
Please provide six-ten (6-10) images representative of your work.
— Place high quality images on full letter-sized page with image info under each image.
— Image info — INCLUDE: Title, YEAR, Medium, Dimensions (H x W x L inches).
— Please do not send details of 2D work.
— 3D work MAY include up to three (3) views and will be counted as one (1) image.
Submit one (1) large image with two (2) more optional images on a second page.
— You may add a DIRECT LINK on your .pdf for audio, performative and/or video work.
Add one (1) link per page. Each link will be considered as one (1) image.
06. OPTIONAL: Fellowship
Please provide a short statement (200 words) about how financial support would help you.
Due to support from studioELL and ACV, 3 partial fellowships of 100$ each will be available to those applicants needing financial assistance. Fellowship assistance is intended for those individuals who cannot afford the 150$ fee and who would be unable to attend the residency without it. If you are in a position to pay the full fee we ask for your honesty to help support the program.
07. OPTIONAL: Scholarship Awards
Please indicate if you attend any of the following schools:
Blue Ridge Community College / Eastern Mennonite University
These schools have offered to cover one full scholarship award to a current students who get accepted into the residency. Awards will be chosen by the Residency Selection Committee.