ProjectArt has announced, as of today, they are officially accepting applications for emerging artists to apply for their socially-engaged artist residency program! Miami & Detroit Deadline Extended until Monday June 26, 2017!

ProjectArt is looking for 40 emerging artists total in NYC, LA, Miami, Chicago, Detroit and Pittsburgh.
 Residencies awarded provide the following:
  • Year-round temporary studio spaces in public libraries for artists to create new work (worth approx $8,000).
  • The opportunity to mentor 45 children & youth through free after-school arts education classes in that library. Cash grants of $5,400 are provided to artists for teaching youth.
  • A paid artist talk at the library. Artists are compensated $600 for this.
  • Group exhibition at a gallery at the end of the residency.
  • Studio visits by curators
  • Artists are teacher-trained by ProjectArt, hence they when the residency concludes, they will leave ProjectArt with an employable skill.
  • $5,500 for training and teaching 3 classes per week.
  • (Payment will be distributed in installments over the course of the residency)
  • $300 gift card for art supplies to support the production of new work.
  • Artists-in-residence group exhibition organized by the Program Director at a local gallery in May/June 2018.
  • $200 honorarium for participating in the group exhibition and artist talk.
  • Artists will be teacher-trained by ProjectArt and will leave the program with an employable skill.
  • Teaching supplies and art materials for youth art classes will be provided by ProjectArt.
  • Artists will have access to ProjectArt’s private and public events.

*teaching experience is not a requirement to apply 

Here is the link to the residency page, guidelines and the application or click on Apply Now to see the beautiful application interface!
All applications are due online.  The extended deadline is MONDAY June 26th!