Upcoming Artist Opportunities at WSW!

Here is a list of various upcoming deadlines for our Internships and Residencies.

Feel free to contact info@wsworkshop.org with any questions you may have.

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NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

For 6 months, you’ll work directly with WSW’s Operations Manager under the leadership of the Executive Director, and gain experience by working alongside the staff of an established nonprofit arts organization. You will, among other things, undertake projects relating to public relations, fundraising, event planning, and arts administration.

 

Winter/spring applications due by: October 1, midnight EST
Notification date: via email by November 1
Length of internship: 6 months
Internship occurs: the year following application, January – June

 

Apply online: bit.ly/1JManj7

 

 

STUDIO INTERNSHIP

Each term, WSW hosts two studio interns who work directly with the Studio Manager. You’ll work on projects that may include printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, and book arts, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility. Studio interns are crucial participants in WSW’s creative community. You’ll be asked to work hard, and in return will be encouraged, supported, and challenged in your artistic lives.

 

Winter/spring applications due by: October 1, midnight EST
Notification date: via email by November 1
Length of internship: 6 months
Internship occurs: the year following application, January – June

 

Apply online: bit.ly/1JhwqJS

 

 

CERAMICS INTERNSHIP

You’ll work directly with the Ceramics Studio Manager, preparing for our annual Chili Bowl Fiesta fundraiser. During this mid-winter event, WSW warms up our local community by presenting over 900 handmade bowls, mugs, and tumblers for sale. You’ll work on a production scale, creating between 300 and 600 vessels, depending on the studio’s need. After the Fiesta is over, you may also teach one of our month-long spring ceramics courses.

 

Applications due by: October 1, midnight EST
Notification date: via email by November 1
Length of internship: 3 months
Internship occurs: immediately following application, January – March

 

Apply online: bit.ly/1Ipv2Fk

 

 

All internships include a private room in WSW’s on-campus Anne Atwood House and a stipend of $300/month. Interns work 40 hours/week, generally Monday through Friday, 9:00-5:00, but the schedule may change to accommodate the Workshop’s programming. Outside working hours, and with respect to residents’ work, interns have unlimited studio access. The internship session culminates in a group exhibition of work created during the term.

 

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STUDIO WORKSPACE RESIDENCY

The Studio Workspace Residency is a four- to six-week opportunity for artists to work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. For this residency, artists pay $200/week, plus materials, in exchange for onsite housing and 24/7 studio access. Artists are given a thorough studio orientation at the beginning of their residency, but should be able to work independently. WSW can provide technical assistance and instruction for $50/hour.

 

Spring applications due: October 15, midnight EST

Notification date: via email by December 1

Length of residency: 4-6 weeks

Residency occurs: the year following application, February through June

 

Apply online: http://bit.ly/1J1Vfxd

 

 

ART-IN-ED WORKSPACE RESIDENCY

The Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency is a five-week opportunity for artists with teaching experience; knowledge of intaglio, silkscreen, or hand papermaking; and an interest in creating their own work while also working with local school students. Artists may choose to work on their own projects in any of our studio disciplines. Artists teach in WSW’s studios two days/week for three weeks and visit the students twice in school. In exchange for teaching, residents receive onsite housing and 24/7 studio access during non-AIE sessions. Spring residents work with elementary and/or middle school students.

 

Spring applications due by: October 15, midnight EST

Notification date: via email by December 1

Length of residency: 5 weeks

Residency occurs: the school year following application, January through April

 

Apply online: http://bit.ly/1IXnADD

 

 

CHILI BOWL WORKSPACE RESIDENCY

The Chili Bowl Workspace Residency is a four- to six-week opportunity for ceramicists who want to make bowls for our annual Chili Bowl Fiesta. Each February, WSW sells over 900 bowls, mugs, and tumblers at our Chili Bowl Fiesta. The vessels are made and decorated throughout the year by visiting artists, staff, interns, and our weekly clay study group. For this residency, artists pay $100/week and make 50 glazed or 100 bisqued bowls, in exchange for onsite housing and 24/7 studio access. Artists are given a thorough studio orientation at the beginning of their residency, but should be able to work independently and must provide their own materials.

 

Spring/summer applications due: October 15, midnight EST

Notification date: via email by December 1

Length of residency: 4-6 weeks

Residency occurs: the year following application, March through July

 

Apply online: http://bit.ly/1h05CHE

 

 

ORA SCHNEIDER REGIONAL RESIDENCY GRANT

The Ora Schneider Regional Grant is a month-long residency for artists residing in New York State’s Greene, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, and Orange counties. Artists are welcome to work in any of our studio disciplines, including intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. This grant includes a $1500 stipend and 24/7 studio access. We understand that applicants may not be close enough for a daily commute, so free onsite housing can also be arranged.

 

Application due: October 15, midnight EST

Notification date: via email by January 31

Residency length: 1 month

Residency occurs: the year after application, September through June

 

Apply online: http://bit.ly/1UOXsAg

 

 

PARENT RESIDENCY GRANT

The Parent Grant—made possible by new support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation—is a four-week residency for an artist with dependent child/children under the age of 15. Artists may choose to work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. This grant includes a $1000 childcare stipend, up to $250 for travel costs, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can also provide technical advice and production assistance.

 

Application due: October 15, midnight EST

Notification date: December 15

Residency length: 4 weeks

Residency occurs: the year following application, January - June or September - December

 

Apply online: http://bit.ly/1UOXM1Z

 

 

ART-IN-ED ARTIST’S BOOK RESIDENCY GRANT

Our Art-in-Education (AIE) program is a model for arts education and operates in conjunction with the Kingston City School District. AIE provides a high quality arts experience by bringing students to a professional artist’s workspace and giving them concentrated time to learn printmaking, papermaking, and book arts. Generally, the resident dedicates her first month to producing a limited edition artist’s book, which is hand-printed and bound in the studio. WSW can provide technical advice; training on new equipment, techniques, and materials; and production assistance. (You can read more about the artist’s book aspect here.)

 

Postmark deadline*: November 15
Notification date: via email by March 1
Residency length: 8-10 weeks
Residency occurs: the school year following application, October–December or January–April

 

More information: http://bit.ly/AIE-book

 

 

ARTIST’S BOOK RESIDENCY GRANT

The Artist’s Book Grant is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to produce a limited edition book work. Working intensively in our studios, artists print and bind their own books, and are encouraged to create an edition size no larger than 100 and no smaller than 50. The grant includes a stipend of $350/week, up to $750 for materials, up to $250 for travel within the Continental US, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can provide technical advice; training on new equipment, techniques, and materials; and production assistance.

 

Postmark deadline*: November 15
Notification date: via email by March 1
Residency length: 6-8 weeks
Residency occurs: 6-18 months after application, September through June

 

More info: http://bit.ly/1JzSYFF

 

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