THE NICHOLSON PROJECT’S 2024

The Nicholson Project was founded with a deep commitment to providing artists with space and support to create and further their practice. We want you to feel 100% supported during your time at Nicholson and beyond. As part of your acceptance, you will receive the following:

  • 10-week Artist Residency at The Nicholson Project (2310 Nicholson St. SE)
  • $5,000 artist stipend
  • Time and space to create
  • Private access to the Residency Suite including an apartment with an artist studio attached. The apartment includes a fully furnished bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. See more details about the Residency Suite below.
  • One-on-one support from our Managing Director and our Programs Manager
  • Studio visits and consultation with a guest curator throughout your residency
  • Introductions to other artists, curators, and others you would like to meet for research related to your practice
  • Promotional support (press releases for residency, social media promotion, etc)
  • Professional documentation of your work and headshots
  • Up to $2,000 and staff support to develop and implement a Residency Project. Residency Projects are optional and you must apply for this funding after you are accepted into the Residency Program, see details below.

APPLICATIONS FOR 2024 RESIDENCIES ARE OPEN APRIL 11 – MAY 10, 2024.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY


APPLICATION INFORMATION

WHO CAN APPLY?

We welcome emerging, mid-career, and established visual artists & designers, but also dancers, poets/writers, makers, chefs, gardeners, architects, engineers, and scientists too! Just let us know what you’re into and why Nicholson is a fit. Local and national creatives are encouraged to apply. Although our residencies are open to all artists, our focus is on BIPOC artists and those who live in or have ties to Southeast Washington, DC.

HOW DO I APPLY?

We use Slideroom to receive and review applications. It is free to make an account. There is a $15 non-refundable application fee.

WHEN CAN I APPLY?

Applications for 2024 residencies open on April 11, 2023, and close on May 10, 2023. Check back to this page or sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on The Nicholson Project’s activities.

WHEN WILL MY RESIDENCY BE?

Each residency is for 10 weeks (2.5 months). Our upcoming application will be to award residencies for the 2024 calendar year. In your application, you will be asked to indicate which periods work for your schedule, and if you are selected then our staff will be in touch with you to set the exact dates.

WHEN ARE APPLICATIONS DUE?

Our upcoming application cycle (for 2024 residencies) closes on May 10, 2023, at 11:59 pm.

NOTIFICATION?

Notifications for this upcoming application cycle will be sent out by August 9, 2023.

WHO CHOOSES THE RESIDENTS?

Residents are chosen by a selection committee, including Nicholson staff, community members, stakeholders, curators, and artists actively working in the arts community. Panelists for the upcoming application cycle will be announced soon.

Website link: In-House Residency FAQ — The Nicholson Project

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  2. RASHA SAAFAN

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