USA: Rhode Island: Providence metropolitan area
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Fellowship of $10,000 to a Rhode Island designer or artist in eligible locations to receive professional development support and conduct research related to art in the museum's collection. The program is intended to provide artists with resources for artistic research and creative interests. Applicants must reside in the Providence area.
The research residency is intended to provide the artist with resources to deepen their creative interests and their relationship to artistic research. Through providing meaningful access to the Museum’s collections and staff, this hope is that this opportunity will:
RISD envisions that the resident artist will carry out work which may include, but is not limited to:
Additionally, the artist may choose, but is not required, to create artwork or public programming as part of their research residency.
Research can take many forms and be experimental in nature. As such, the goals and expectations of the Research Residency are loosely defined by design; previous years of the residency have proven that an open-ended structure can create opportunities for organic shifts in perspectives between the artist, museum staff, and audiences. The hope is that the artist can feel empowered to shape the focus and trajectory of their experience.
Logistically, RISD envisions that the resident artist will:
Number of Grants:
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The research residency will run from January–December 2023.