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Artist Residency at ArtCenter South Florida, Miami

Posted September 2, 2016

Would you like to spend 2-4 weeks in residence in South Beach, Miami, just off Lincoln Road, in the context of a vibrant visual arts centre? MAWA is currently accepting applications for the ArtCenter South Florida residency exchange program. Woman-identified MAWA members at all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply. Equal consideration will be given to emerging and established artists.

Accommodation is a fully furnished one-bedroom apartment with kitchen (not wheelchair accessible). Linens and basic cooking utensils are provided. The successful applicant will also be provided with rough studio space, as well a $300 US honorarium for a talk or public presentation of some kind (screening, talk, performance, showcase of work-in-progress, etc.). Artists are responsible for their own travel, living and materials expenses. Artists are encouraged to use this space and time for research, reflection, networking and/or production.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be received by email addressed to programs@mawa.ca. Please include:

a single PDF document containing:

-a cover letter saying why you would like time at the ArtCentre South Florida residency (goals, rationale)

-your first and second choice of preferred dates and duration of residency 

 -an artist’s C.V.

  -up to two videos as weblinks

-up to 20 images along with image information (title, media, dimensions, date)

Deadline: Friday, October 14, 2016, at 4pm for residencies in 2017

 

The MAWA/ArtCenter South Florida residency program is intended to increase dialogue between our geographical community—Winnipeg—and the art world beyond, to create networking opportunities for women artists, and to provide an oasis in which women artists can do whatever they need to do in order to move their practices forward.