KUNSTRAUM 2024/2025 Artist-in-Residency Program Open Call

  • Location: 20 Grand Ave Brooklyn NY 11205
  • Deadline: Jun 15 2024 at 12:00PM

OPEN CALL FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2024-2025 | AIR PROGRAMApplication Deadline: June 15, 2024 | Notifications: End of July, 2024 | Applicationssubmitted before May 1, 2024 will be considered on a rolling basisKUNSTRAUM is calling for submissions for our 2024-2025 Artist-in-ResidenceProgram .KUNSTRAUM is a community of artists by artists with the goal of redefining thecollaboration between artists and curators. Through our program, we aim to explore therelationships between artists and curators by opening our gallery spaces to thoseinterested in exploring unconventional, engaging ideas and taking risks.Our Artist-in-Residency program offers three-month residencies for national andinternational artists on a quarterly cycle. In 2024 and 2025, the three-month residencieswill take place from January-March, April-June, July-September, and October-December, with multiple spots available for each period.All resident artists are invited to pursue their independent projects, interact with ourestablished community of artists, designers, and filmmakers, interact with the incomingartists and curators of our ongoing exhibition program, participate in the monthly studiovisits, and exhibit in the Annual Members’ Show. To learn more about KUNSTRAUM,please visit our website and Instagram account.Each Residency Includes:A desk-sized studio in our partitioned lofts with 24/7 access (no living). The semi-privatestudios inside the large open lofts range from 49 to 89 square feet.Access to our gallery space (4-5 exhibitions a year) and participation in our AnnualMembers’ Show, including studio visits, professional documentation, and programmingeventSales opportunities during the show plus via an online gallery for the duration of 6months afterAn artist community with 19 members and more than 100 alumni to meet and share withMonthly studio visits by 1-2 New York and international curators, gallerists, critics, andart advisors (see "About" on the website for the list)Studio Visit with our Curator-in-Residence and monthly salons with artist communitySocial media promotion and a feature of your work on our website.Access to our internal monthly newsletter, which includes news, events, an open call listwith exhibition, grant, and residency opportunities


Community events in which all resident and member artists are invited to attend. Thesecommunity events vary and include gallery openings, curator walkthroughs,discussions, salons, and open studios.The studio spaces have 24/7 access with 13 ft. ceilings, a freight elevator, a slop sink,secure Wi-Fi, and are meant to be used for non-toxic materials only–all painters work ona non-toxic basis. Blick Art Supply, hardware stores, post office, print shops,supermarkets, restaurants, and delis are just 1.5 blocks away, and Home Depot is asclose as 10 blocks.No living is included. The resident artist is responsible for finding their own livingarrangements.Fees:The residency fee is $700 per month for a 3-month term, with the following startingdates: 7/1/2024The residency fee is $750 per month for a 3-month term, with the following startingdates available:  1/1/2025; 4/1/2025; 7/1/2025; 10/1/2025To Apply: Please submit all materials through the Google Form here by June 15, 2024.*Please note: uploading the necessary data to apply to the AIR Open Call requiresa Google/Gmail account sign-in at this time.Please Include the following:Statement of Motivation with starting date/s - 250 wordsResidency plans – 250 wordsStatement on private or public funding plan - 100 wordsPortfolio with max. 10 pages with 10-20 images (no larger than 5 MB)Optional: 2 links to 1-2 mins video excerpts (specify cue in and out)CV with max, 5 pagesLinks to website, Instagram, recent exhibition or pressIncomplete applications will not be considered.KUNSTRAUM is born out of a necessity to create community and foster collaborationbetween artists, architects, curators, designers, filmmakers, and writers. TheKUNSTRAUM model features excellent studio locations, networking, researchopportunities, and discourse for creative production. After successfully inaugurating ourfirst space in New York in February 2015, we seek to expand to Berlin. KUNSTRAUM’sglobal identity is designed to offer and promote an international community, mobility, andvisibility in the visual arts. Recent press coverage includes Communication Arts,Creator’s Project, Huffington Post, Artnet News, Interview Magazine, Art F City, Artnet


News, and Musée Magazine. With "Video Shop," a project at NADA New York,KUNSTRAUM won the 2016 Artfair Goers Award and best booth.To learn more about KUNSTRAUM, please visit the "About" section of our website aswell as our Instagram account. For more information on KUNSTRAUM’s Artist-in-Residence Program, please visit ou)r FAQ page . For all other questions, please reachout to Christina ([email protected] )