ISCP Pollock-Krasner Residencies Call for Applications

  • Deadline:
    Aug. 25, 2020, 12:08 p.m.
  • Location:
    International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), 1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211

RESIDENCIES: Six-month residency: December 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021

DESCRIPTION: The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is pleased to announce an open call for a fully-funded residency, plus living and materials stipends ($3,050 per month) for visual artists who live in the United States and are eligible to work in the US (applicants must hold a Green Card or be a citizen of the United States, other visa types are ineligible). The 2020-2021 Pollock-Krasner Residency at ISCP will take place to the fullest extent possible due to COVID-19; ISCP adheres to best and safest practices for the residents and staff. ISCP is currently accepting applications from United States visual artists including painters, sculptors, photographers, and artists who work on paper, including printmakers who would like to engage with ISCP's unique and dynamic programming and creative community. The residency program includes 24-hour access to a private furnished studio space, regular studio visits from Visiting Critics; Field Trips to museums, galleries and other cultural venues; and participation in Artist Talks. In addition, residents have the opportunity to have a studio assistant. Residents become part of a growing network of international artists and curators who are ISCP alumni. An ISCP residency has often led to critical advancement in the practice of the artist and curators in residence.

APPLICATION PROCESS: For consideration for a 2020-2021 Pollock-Krasner Residency at ISCP, please submit the following to by August 25, 2020, indicating “Pollock-Krasner Residency” in the subject line:

Application Form:
Applicants must provide the following information: name, date of birth, place of birth, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You may also indicate your gender pronoun, and ethnicity, though this is optional.
1. Curriculum vitae: 5 pages maximum
2. Work samples: this should include 10 images or video links with captions (title, date, medium, and
dimensions/duration for each work) and a brief description of each work
3. 2 -3 Scanned reviews (if applicable): 10 pages, maximum
4. Scanned copies of catalogs (if applicable): pages that feature your work only
5. Reference letter
6. Second reference contact information: please include name, title, institution, email, telephone, and
address (different referee from above, contact information only)
7. Proof of eligibility to work in the US: US Passport or US Green Card copy

ELIGIBILITY: Visual artists in all disciplines are invited to apply. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. They may not be ISCP alumni or residents in another studio program at the same time as the Pollock-Krasner ISCP residency

SELECTION: The selection committee reviews applications based on quality, originality and artistic merit. Other consideration factors are: the potential impact of the residency on the applicant, the applicant's past accomplishments, and preparedness to undertake the residency. Studio visits/interviews with finalists will be held by the selection committee

NOTIFICATION: Artists will be notified by September 4, 2020 for the Pollock-Krasner Residency

Note: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Please submit your application in a single PDF no larger than 10 mb