NEWARK NEW MEDIA
artist residency & apprenticeship
City Without Walls (cWOW) in collaboration with Newark School of the Arts (NSA) seeks an artist in residence for NEWARK NEW MEDIA a pilot arts education and residency program at the intersection of
new technologies and contemporary art.
description | STUDIO + TRAINING + EXHIBITION
The new media artist in residence will have use of a private studio in Newark overlooking Lincoln Park for 17 weeks from February to June, 2007. The artist will also receive a $1,200 stipend and an equipment/materials budget. In addition, five high-school students will apprentice under the artist’s supervision in weekly one-hour training sessions to help realize a major work of new media art. The final
artwork will be presented in a high-profile exhibition either at cWOW or another prestigious venue.
eligibility | MEMBERS ONLY
To be considered for this opportunity, you must join cWOW by October 27, 2006 as an artist member with a minimum annual donation of $35 for individual members or $25 for students and seniors. As an artist
member, your work will be part of our registry, and will be reviewed by every curator for every show that you select within one year of joining. Your chances of being selected for a show are better than 50%
(though never guaranteed, because of our independent curatorial process). This process ensures high quality, independent selection, while also building our membership base, providing crucial support for
programming such as this. Your donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Artist registry materials, including images, videos, and more, can now be uploaded to our website after joining, and will
soon be available for public viewing. See other member benefits and join online at www.cwow.org.
works accepted | NEW MEDIA ART ONLY
All innovative interpretations of new media art will be considered, requiring some critical use of digital technology in the art-making process and product.
submission process | ONLINE ONLY
Artists can upload their entries at www.cWOW.org after joining cWOW. You can submit up to twenty (20) images and five (5) videos, as well as a proposal, statement, resume, and additional registry materials.
deadline | 5PM OCTOBER 27, 2006
Must include complete online application and receipt of membership donation (online or by mail).
other | GENERAL POLICIES & MISSION
Exhibition and reception dates to be determined. cWOW is New Jersey's oldest alternative art space, now located in a 2,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in downtown Newark, with a main gallery, project
room, 9-foot screen, several flat-screen TVs, and other equipment. cWOW is a not-for-profit urban gallery for emerging art that advances the careers of artists while building the audience for contemporary art.
cWOW is a three-time recipient of the prestigious NJ State Council on the Arts "Citation of Excellence." Newark School of the Arts provides training in music, dance, drama and visual arts on an afternoon,
evening and Saturday basis. It is unique in the Newark area in offering ongoing sequential arts training for students of all ages and abilities, regardless of economic circumstances over an extended period of time, often encompassing several years. It provides this training for up 800 students each week.