Artspace in Raleigh, NC, Calls for Entries for Summer Artist-in-Residence – Deadline Dec. 1, 2011

The Summer Artist-in-Residence Program at Artspace in Raleigh, NC, provides an established artist with a brief studio opportunity to work on a specific project. Each summer an artist is invited to work in Gallery One in an open-studio setting for 4 weeks. During this time the artist is required to teach one adult workshop and one youth class as part of the Summer Arts Program. The residency culminates in a six-week exhibition of the artist’s work in Gallery One. The intent of the residency is to provide fresh insight about various artists techniques and processes of art-making that are not common within the Artspace community.

There is a $25 application fee. For complete guidelines, contact the Director of Programs & Exhibitions, Lia Newman, by e-mail at (lnewman@artspacenc.org), call 919/821-2787 or visit (www.artspacenc.org).

Artspace, a thriving visual art center located in downtown Raleigh, brings the creative process to life through inspiring and engaging education and community outreach programming, a dynamic environment of over 30 professional artists studios, and nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Approximately 95 artists hold professional memberships in the Artspace Artists Association. Thirty-five of these artists have studios located at Artspace. Artspace is open to the public Tues.-Sat., from 10am-6pm, and on the first Friday of each month for the First Friday Gallery Walk until 10pm. Admission is free; donations appreciated. Guided tours are available. Artspace is located in Historic City Market in Raleigh at the corner of Blount and Davie Streets.

Artspace is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, the Raleigh Arts Commission, individuals, corporations, and private foundations.

For more information, please visit  (www.artspacenc.org).

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