FULLY FUNDED OPPORTUNITY – ARTS Southeast

FULLY FUNDED OPPORTUNITY – ARTS Southeast

Located in the heart of Savannah’s Starland District at ARTS Southeast’s flagship project, Sulfur Studios, the ON::VIEW Artist Residency provides a free, high visibility studio space for an artist to complete a new project, to continue an in-progress endeavor, or to conduct research exploring conceptual, material, performative, and social practices. The studio’s large windows look out onto Bull Street, the district’s main thoroughfare, allowing the artists’ work to be on view to the community at all times. Sulfur Studios’ visitors and passersby on the sidewalk witness the artists’ process as it unfolds in real time, seeing all the steps involved from concept to final execution. Community events like workshops, performances, public art projects and artist talks, offer creative ways to interact with the public. The ON::View Residency supports artists from across the globe, working in all media.

Just five blocks east of the Residency Studio, the 5th Dimension Apartment features a full kitchen, bath and main room to comfortably house the Artist (+1 guest if requested) for month-long Residency stays. The 5th Dimension Apartment has a private gated entrance and private garden with plenty of space to create, lounge and entertain. It is our hope that by providing lodging for ON::View Artists that we will accommodate a diverse range of creatives from far and wide, as we continue to fulfill our mission to make Savannah a destination for the arts.

Info about accommodations:

The 5th Dimension Apartment is located 5 blocks east of Sulfur Studios. It has a private gated entrance and private garden. It has a small but full kitchen with sink, 4-burner electric stove, refrigerator, dishware and basic cooking supplies. The bathroom is small with a standup shower. There is a closet with a small lofted area for additional storage. The apartment is equipped with wifi and TV. A queen sized bed with underneath storage allows the room to remain uncluttered. The main room is approximately 225 sq ft, and the high ceilings and 4 large windows that look out onto the garden give the space a comfortable and easy-going atmosphere, with great light in the mornings. The private garden measures approximately 450 sq ft and comes equipped with a hammock and comfortable seating, with a rotating native plant and edible garden depending on the season. On the other side of the apartment there is a larger garden with grapefruit, orange, lemon and banana trees and other beautiful plants. The 5th Dimension bicycle is available to each resident for easy transportation around the city. Smoking and pets are not allowed in the apartment. There is no onsite laundry, but a laundromat is a 5 minute drive. Free on-street parking is available.

About Savannah:

Located on the Savannah River with a 20 minute drive to Tybee Island on the Atlantic coast, Savannah is a temperate, walkable city with unique Southern architecture and over 20 parks throughout its Historic District. Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city, and signs of its past are ever present, from the slave trade and the civil war to reconstruction and the civil rights movement. The last 20 years have seen Savannah explode with hotels, five star restaurants and the Savannah College of Art and Design. In the Starland District where Sulfur Studios and the apartment are located, shops, murals, restaurants, breweries and art galleries give the neighborhood a unique vibe, and provides the perfect setting for an artist to explore, meet interesting people and create.   

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Step 1.  Click Here to pay the $50 application fee.*

Step 2.  Click Here to fill out the application and submit your proposal. Your proposal should include the following:

– Project Description (Maximum 750 words – PDF upload): 

  • We offer Residency periods of 1 – 3 months. Please indicate how many months you are requesting for your Residency. What do you plan on working on during the Residency? Please be specific.
  • What needs and limitations do you have in terms of the work space?
  • How will you utilize the large Residency windows to share your process with visitors outside normal hours?
  • What type of community engagement programming are you interested in providing? Workshops, artist talks, performances are all encouraged.
  • Which month(s) are you available for a Residency? Rate the month(s) that you would prefer in order from 1 – 4. We cannot guarantee that if accepted you will be given your top rated time slot.

Also include the following:

  • Artist Statement
  • Resume and/or Biography
  • Website link that includes 8 – 10 images of recent work – Does not have to be the exact work you will be creating during the Residency, but should demonstrate the style and quality of your work. * If the fee is an undue burden please let us know about your situation and we may choose to waive the fee at our discretion.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: DECEMBER 1ST BY 11:59PM

Website link: https://artssoutheast.org/onview-residency-app

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