tagged: Artist Residencies

Art Destination: Why San Antonio Deserves More Attention

by Claudia Arozqueta
This past September, I did a curatorial residency at Casa Chuck in San Antonio, Texas. This was not my first time there (years before I curated an exhibition for the Contemporary Art Month) but, as it always happens when you are installing a show, I barely poked my nose out of the gallery. Happily, during this second visit I had the time to experience the best of San Antonio's arts community. San Antonio has a diverse, vibrant, and welcoming art scene that gets together in ever-fluxing arts... [more]
Posted by Claudia Arozqueta on 10/7/15

AICAD Announces New Residency for Non-Students

by Joel Kuennen
The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), purveyors of the prestigious New York Studio Residency Program (NYSRP) have announced a new initiative for non-student artists called the Studio Practice Residency. The Studio Practice Residency, currently accepting applications, is lead by William Powhida, Artistic Co-Director of NYSRP, and is comprised of six, four-month residencies in the AICAD facility in DUMBO. The Studio Practice program will include visits with prominent... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 8/17/15

Spotlight on DordtYart, an Arts Organization Where Synergy Is the Gospel

by Edo Dijksterhuis
DordtYart is not part of Art Rotterdam’s Intersections program—and with good reason. DordtYart could never be squeezed into the box labeled “artists’ initiative or non-profit space.” The organization from Dordrecht does stage exhibitions, which are often enriched with lectures and guided tours, but it does a lot more: it functions as an artists’ residency, a community workplace, a mirror for local history, an educational center, and a laboratory for crossbreeding science and art. DordtYart is... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 2/4/15

Amsterdam Art Weekend: A Look at the RijksakademieOPEN's Top Artists

by Manus Groenen
This weekend Amsterdam's prestigious Rijksakademie opens its doors for the annual RijksakademieOPEN, a perennial highlight of the Amsterdam Art Weekend, a weekend packed with exhibitions and events, which runs this year from November 27–30. What happens behind the closed doors of the academy is only visible once a year for the general public, so as soon as the doors opened, I went in for a sneak peek. The Rijksakademie is a post-academic institution offering young artists time, space, and both... [more]
Posted by Manus Groenen on 11/28/14
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