Anderson Center Residency

The Anderson Center provides month-long residencies May through October (with rare exceptions made for tw0-week stays) each year to enable artists, writers, and scholars of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment to create, advance, or complete works-in-progress. A rotating Peer Review Panel comprised of professional artists, writers, and scholars annually screens and selects all applicants. This […]

The Anderson Center provides month-long residencies May through October (with rare exceptions made for tw0-week stays) each year to enable artists, writers, and scholars of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment to create, advance, or complete works-in-progress. A rotating Peer Review Panel comprised of professional artists, writers, and scholars annually screens and selects all applicants.

This program is the largest of its kind in the Upper Midwest. Since the Center opened in 1995, more than 700 artists, writers, and scholars from over 40 states and 35 countries have participated in the program.

The Center also engages in artist exchange programs with the city of Salzburg, Austria, and with Red Wing’s Sister City, Quzhou, China. The Center participates in annual scholarship programs with the University of Minnesota and Pacific Lutheran University in Washington.

Application deadline is February 15.

Duration of residency

The Anderson Center provides month-long residencies May through October (with rare exceptions made for tw0-week stays) each year.

Accommodation

Each resident is provided room, board, and workspace for the length of the residency period in the historic Tower View residence.
Dinners are prepared and presented by the Anderson Center chef Monday through Friday. The chef will also shop for groceries for the artist residents. Residents are responsible for preparing their own breakfasts and lunches, and meals over the weekends.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

The Residency Program is open to emerging, mid-career, and established visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, interdisciplinary artists, musicians, performance artists, scholars, and translators. Our program is interdisciplinary and we welcome applications from a wide range of creative and intellectual genres, including those that don’t fit neatly into the above list.

Each resident is provided room, board, and workspace for the length of the residency period in the historic Tower View residence. Visual artists are provided a 15′ x 26′ studio and are responsible for supplying their own materials. Other workspaces on-site include a cone 10 gas kiln and electric kilns, an open-air metalsmith facility, and a print studio (with a Vandercook 219 letterpress and a Charles Brand-like etching press). Practice space is also available for dancers and choreographers.

Studio / Workspace

Visual artists are provided a 15′ x 26′ studio and are responsible for supplying their own materials. Other workspaces on-site include a cone 10 gas kiln and electric kilns, an open-air metalsmith facility, and a print studio (with a Vandercook 219 letterpress and a Charles Brand-like etching press). Practice space is also available for dancers and choreographers.

Fees and support

There is no fee for the residency program, however applicants must pay a $20 application fee, and if accepted, pay for transportation to and from the Anderson Center, and any supplies needed for the work they will be doing during their residency.

Expectations towards the artist

In addition to working on a clearly defined project, resident-fellows are asked to make a substantive contribution to the community. Each year Center residents visit schools, senior centers, civic organizations, adult and juvenile detention centers, and other arts institutions in Red Wing and its nearby rural communities from primary school children to senior citizens, benefiting from these community presentations, workshops, and classes.


Application deadline
2020-02-15

Residency starts
2020-05-01

Residency ends
2020-10-31

Location
US

Link to more information
https://theandersoncenter.submittable.com/submit