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The ideal candidate for ARC is a self-motivated individual able to work well independently and within a larger organization. The successful resident is eager to be involved with our diverse mission & goals such as workshops, lectures, community partnerships and exhibitions. Candidates who enjoy the team spirit in working with staff, other residents and visiting artists/instructors are encouraged to apply. The four artists selected each year work in a variety of media which reflects the strength of ARC’s workshop offerings and resources. Residents are selected by a review committee composed of the board of directors and professionals in the field. They will be selected based on the quality of their work, commitment to their practice, and ability to interact positively with the community at large.

ARC is open to permanent residents of the United States living outside the greater Chattanooga area. Artists who are or will be enrolled in a college or university art degree-granting program during the time of the residency are not eligible to apply.

There is a non-refundable application fee of $25. You will find the PayPal button at the bottom of this page. Your application is not complete nor will it be reviewed until payment is completed.

Part 1. General Information

We recommend copying the short-writing prompts of 500 words or less into your favorite word processing program before copying/pasting into the appropriate fields; sometimes forms and webpages can timeout, and cause your hard work to be lost! You can also visit the FAQ for more help.

 

Part 2. Work Samples + Attachments

Please send an email to arcresidency@gmail.com containing the following:

1 – CV or Publication List (3 pages max)

2 – Please provide 10 items for consideration, including title, year, medium and physical dimensions (Images should be no larger than 5mb each, and videos should be no longer than 10min).

3 – In addition to the portfolio of 10 images, please include any sketches, models, drawings or any other materials to support your Project Statement and/or Statement of Intent.

* – If your work is time based or has video documentation, you may also link to media from YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud. Please put this link in the list of title, year, etc.

 

Part 3. Application Fee

There is a non-refundable application fee of $25. You will find the PayPal button below. Your application is not complete nor will it be reviewed until payment is completed and received.

 

 

Notification of acceptance will be given within 30 days after the application due date. Accepted applicants will have 7 days to commit to attending the residency. After confirmation, resident’s security deposit is due.

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