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University of Michigan - Stamps School of Art and Design
Residency for a USA, Canada, or International visiting artist or designer to work at an eligible art school. The program is intended to encourage the resident artist or designer to develop a new work in collaboration with students and faculty. The goal of the residency is to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activity that extends throughout the university community at the Stamps School of Art and Design located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The resident will be provided with an alternative learning opportunity to engage with practicing artists, and will be able to make use of resources across campus. As such, the ideal candidate must value collaboration, have good social and communication skills, and be interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines.
It is expected that a significant portion of time during the residency will be spent in direct interaction with students. Ideas for student interactions include but are not limited to: allowing students to work with the artist/designer; be in dialogue with the artist/designer; provide critiques on student work; engage in student-led interviews; or allowing for student observation of artist/designer’s process. Creative methods of engagement to animate the gallery space as a focal point of campus activity are highly encouraged.
The expectation is that a cumulative exhibition will open in early April 2021 and will occupy the IH gallery — with possibilities for additional programming to extend beyond the space. Curatorial and installation support will also be provided. Submitted proposals are required to explore the Institute’s 2020-2021 theme of Home and Homelessness.
GrantWatch ID#: 165501
The program awards one residency per academic year.
Witt Residents receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year. In addition to the honorarium, residents will be provided with housing, studio space, and up to $10,000 funding support for project materials, installation, and de-installation.
Witt Residents receive an honorarium for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year.
The 2020-2021 resident will conduct planning sessions remotely during the fall 2020 academic semester; they will be on-site in Ann Arbor during the winter 2021 academic semester, with student participation unfolding January 6-April 20, 2021, with the exhibition opening in early April 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Click here to apply online: https://um.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/52755
Chrisstina Hamilton, Program Director
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan
2000 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2069
Phone: (734) 936-0671
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