Wednesday, December 19, 2012

18th Street Arts Center Residency in Santa Monica, CA

18th Street Arts Center is an artists’ residency program that provokes public dialogue through contemporary art-making. We value art-making as an essential part of a vibrant, just and healthy society.

Through our artist residencies we are a contemporary art hub that fosters inter-cultural collaboration and dialogue. 18th Street's residencies, exhibitions, public events, talks, and publications encourage, showcase and support the creation of cutting-edge contemporary art and foster collaboration and interaction between artists locally, nationally and internationally.

Location: Santa Monica, California: United States
1.5 miles from the ocean in the heart of Santa Monica, a suburb in the Los Angeles Westside area.
Number of artists accepted in most recent year: 35

Application type: Open application

Collaboration: May apply as a team
Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists

Past residents: Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Highways Performance Space, Phranc, Cornerstone Theater Company, Barbara T. Smith, The Empowerment Project, High Performance magazine, Denise Uyehara, Keith Mason Facilities & Service

Housing: Private housing (individual apartment/cabin/house). International artists are provided with a private, furnished live/work space (with bath and kitchenette). All/most meals are provided by organization

Companions: Pets Allowed, Spouses/partners allowed for full stay, Children allowed for full stay. Cleaning deposit required for pets.

Accessibility: housing/grounds/studios are accessible. Public areas are wheelchair accessible.
Studios/special equipment: Dance / Choreography, Exhibition / Installation, Painting, Photography (digital), Photography (non-digital)

Other facilities and services: Common room or meeting space provided for residents’ use; laundry facilities on-site; smoking allowed outdoors, in private living areas, and in studios.

Additional expectations / opportunities:
Artists are given the option to participate in public exhibitions/presentations and studio tours, and make a donation of artwork. All local artist residents and organizations must contribute a negotiated service on an annual basis.

Contact Information:
1639 18th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404
United States
Tel: 310 453-3711

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