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APPLICATION AND COSTS

CONTEMPORARY ARTS AT WOODSIDE
71 Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180
518.813.6193

Application

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The CAC focuses on emerging and early career contemporary artists.

We seek artists who want to produce, explore, test new concepts, and expand the current debates and ideas in contemporary art and culture. The CAC accepts artists for residencies who offer quality in their art and encourages diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) and concepts.

Costs and Awards

Residency fees are a flat rate of $290/ week or $1150/mo. and include accommodation and access to all the CAC facilities and events. All returning artists receive a 15% discount on residencies.

The CAC provides awards to approximately 95% of Residents. Please apply by priority deadlines for consideration.

Current awards:

Merit award: open to all artists with demonstrated artistic ability
Award amounts range from $50/wk to full cost.

Financial award: open to artists with financial need.
Award amounts range from $50/wk to full cost.

Upstate Artists award: Open to artists in the Upstate NY region.
Award amounts range from $145/wk to full cost.

To apply for an award you must provide the short statement of proposed residency project and check the "apply for award" box on the application. Detailed instructions can be found on the form. Awards will be given based on the strength of the proposal and demonstrated artistic ability. If you would like to be considered for income-based aid please check "apply for financial aid" box and send a photocopy of your most recent tax return. Artists receiving financial aid will also be expected to donate between 5-10 hours of their time per week working for the CAC

 

Dates & Deadlines


Yearly deadlines for priority consideration and awards

Nov 1 - Winter
for residency beginning between:
Dec 1 and March 30

Feb 1 - Spring
for residency beginning between:
April 1 and June 30

May 1 - Summer
for residency beginning between:
June 1 and September 30

Aug 1 - Fall
for residency beginning between:
October 1 and December 31

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply early for best consideration. However, applicants are encouraged to apply even if the priority deadlines are passed, in the event that the dates requested and/or funding may still be available. As a general rule summer residencies fill much faster than other seasons.

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