Artist Retreat: Application

Bearnstow accepts applications from individual artists and small collaborative teams (up to three persons total). If applying as a group, one team member should apply as Lead Artist on behalf of the others. Please include the follow­ing in your application:

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to fully fund 5 artists. This funding can be granted to artists applying individually or as a collective. Additional artists may be accepted with a subsidized artist rate of $400 per person per week which includes lodging, all meals, and use of facilities.

Applications are due by 11:59 pm on April 30. Notifications will be sent out Mid-May.

Please have the following materials ready to complete your application:

  • A  descrip­tion of the intended Retreat project, includ­ing desired outcomes, re­lated performance expectations, and previous experience, as applicable (Max 300 words);
  • A description of what you might offer to our exisiting community of local youth, local adults, young artist interns, other Bearnstow residents etc. (Max 300 words) (offering could be a presentation, performance, class, or a new idea)
  • An estimate of time and type of studio access needed and any required special eqiptment
  • A brief (Max 150 word) biography. If applying as a group, we request similar biographies from each member of the collaborative team;
  • Optional Supporting Materials:
    • 1-3 Photos
    • 1 Video (Max 3 minutes) 
    • Website URL
    • Instagram Handle 
    • Facebook Page

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