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Studio Workspace Residency: Women’s Studio Workshop

The Studio Workspace Residency is an opportunity for artists to create new work and fully immerse themselves in WSW’s supportive environment. We invite applications from artists at any stage of their careers. This residency gives artists the gift of time, an uninterrupted period to live and work away from the stresses of daily life. Artists may choose to work in any one or more of our studios: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, darkroom photography, or ceramics.

Artists receive a thorough studio orientation and are expected to work independently, although studio staff is available to provide assistance. Deep technical assistance can be arranged for an additional fee. Artists must provide their own materials, some of which can be purchased from WSW.

As of 2019, all workspace residencies are fully subsidized! This means that while artists are still responsible for their own travel, materials, meals, and other personal incidentals while in residence, WSW provides housing and studio space at no cost.

Key Details: Summer Deadline

Applications open: June 1
Applications due: August 1, 11:59pm EST
Length of residency: 4-6 weeks
Residency occurs: September 2021-April 2022 (Please note, no residencies in May and June 2022 due to the rescheduling of the previous residency award postponed due to COVID)

Application must include:

A current resume
A brief description of your proposed project, including the studio(s) you’d like to use. 300 word maximum.
Up to ten images of recent work (digital specifications here)
An image script, which should include the title, medium, dimension, and date of each image

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