The NARS Foundation is currently accepting applications for our International Artist Residency Program. Our residency program supports emerging and mid-career artists and is open to both International and US-Based artists, creating an international artistic dialogue and exchange. We offer 24/7 access to 280 – 325 sq ft studio spaces in our diverse artist community in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Our residency artists benefit from our community driven program and the ongoing dialogue between fellow residency artists. Residents also have the advantage of working alongside emerging and established NYC based artists in our studio facilities, who retain space year round. While experimenting and creating new work in the studio, artists are encouraged to engage with the public and share new work through public events, artist presentations, group outings and tours, and studio visits with curators, gallerists, and arts administrators. These personal one-on-one studio visits provide intimate space and time to form connections and expand networks. Connections formed during studio visits have resulted in future exhibition opportunities and collaborations for artists during and after they have finished their residency at NARS.
During our Fall Open Call, NARS will offer 3-month residencies for U.S. based applicants and 3- month and 6-month residencies for international applicants. Only U.S. based artists are eligible for the Full and Partial Residency Fellowships at this time. International artists who need funding to cover the program fee, travel, materials, and accommodations should apply to other sources for this support.
01. October 2015