Call for artists: The Fleur and Charles Bresler Artist Residency

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VisArts Gallery
155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850
Repeats every day 39 times.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:00am to Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

Types: Art
Price Ranges: $10 Submission Fee

Deadline for submissions: November 15, 2020

In honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four month residency at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland.  Studio space is provided free of charge. Artists receive a monthly stipend of $500. The residency encourages interaction, dialogue and exploration both within the VisArts artist community and the larger Rockville community as well. The residency offers the gift of time and space to three artists and/or collaborative artist teams each year to experiment and realize new work. Each year the current Bresler Resident Artists present their work in solo project exhibitions at VisArts.

The Bresler Residency does not provide housing for artists. Please contact VisArts directly for resources regarding housing during the residency period.

Current Call Overview

The current call i� for artists or collaborative artist teams whose primary residency practice is Social/Community Practice with projects centering on environmental, social, racial, and economic justice. Artists must be prepared to use online platforms in place of face to face community gatherings due to pandemic safety concerns. Please be sure to include ideas for online engagement in your project description.

Call for Applications opens: August 31, 2020

Deadline: November 15, 2020

Notification: November 23, 2020

Final Confirmation: December 1, 2020

Available Residency Dates:  

January 13 - May 12, 2021

May 14 – September 15, 2021

September 17 , 2021 - January 12, 2020