Brief description of residency program
A.I.R. Studio Paducah is now seeking proposals for the 2020-21 residency program. The program welcomes self-motivated, focused individuals working in a range of visual arts practices, as well as writers, composers, architects and improvisational choreographers. Applicants must be at least 21 years old. Residents are encouraged to have a clear objective for the time of their residency and be willing to live, work, and engage with the Paducah arts community. The duration of the residency may be from two weeks to three months. Collaborative artists and couples are welcome to apply. Application fee $25 payable online or by check. Deadline for 2020 applications: October 12, 2019. Deadline for 2021 applications: February 15, 2020.
A.I.R. Studio Paducah is an Artist in Residence studio and efficiency apartment located in the LowerTown Arts District of Paducah, Kentucky six blocks from the Ohio River. The residency affords the artist time and space for focused, independent studio work, the development of new ideas and experimentation. Visits to local galleries and studios as well as short trips to regional arts facilities can open a range of networking possibilities.
A.I.R. combines a light-saturated studio (30′ x 22′), with a furnished efficiency apartment and a storefront gallery. Gracing the grounds are a side patio and sculpture garden bordered by flower beds, shrubs and trees.
The studio features ample wall space, skylights, worktables, shelving, utllity sink and rear dock. For writers and composers, there is an expandable writing nook with a desk, ergonomic chair and futon. Free wifi.
The living space is comprised of a cozy sleeping area, complete kitchen,
tiny dining area and bath with shower. Appliances include an electric range, microwave, frig, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Linens, cookware, coffee maker and tableware are provided. Front entrance and interior doors are wheelchair accessible.
The storefront gallery space is available for artists who exhibit work while in residence. Residency fees are $875 per month, or $550 for two weeks, inclusive of utilities. Artists may also conduct workshops at the studio during their stay. Opportunities to work in collaboration with other artists and galleries in the Paducah community are often available.
Duration of Residencies:
1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 1-3 months
For more information please visit: http://www.airstudiopaducah.com
Artist-run organization, advisors consist of visual artists, writers, architects, composers/musicians,
- Weeks: 2
- Visual Art
- Exhibition space
- No requirements