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Open Call: Textile Arts Center Artists in Residence Cycle 12

Textile Arts Center, LLC

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Jan 16-Mar 16 2020
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January 16, 2020
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Calls for Artists & Opportunities

Textile Arts Center's Artist in Residence (TAC AIR) program equips artists and designers with resources and skills to better develop and articulate their artistic practices. Through TAC AIR, residents are able to advance their work, actively pursue their career ambitions, foster connections within the textile art community and share their knowledge outside of the studio walls. TAC AIR combines studio access with a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, regular critical dialogue and mentorship, providing residents an opportunity to learn and explore the textile medium, and an  alternative to traditional higher education programs. The residency culminates in a group exhibition produced and hosted by TAC.

The 8 artists for Cycle 12 of the AIR program will be selected by a jury of TAC staff and professionals working in different fields of textile arts. Cycle 11 runs from October 2020-June 2021. 

 

TAC AIR Program Provides:

 

  • Individual studio space

  • 24-hour access to TAC studio and equipment

  • Technical classes in techniques including weaving, spinning, machine knitting, and surface design

  • Seminars in textile history, modern craft theory, and professional development (e.g.  grant writing, art law, material sourcing)

  • Critiques and Mentorship with professional designers and fiber artists

Learn more at http://www.textileartscenter.com/aboutair 


Application Instructions:

Deadline: March 16, 2020

Last day for clarification: March 12th

Application Fee: $25 through March 2nd, $35 March 2nd-March 16th 

Applications online through SlideRoom: https://tac.slideroom.com/#/login/program/53501 

If you have any questions please contact Isa Rodrigues, isa@textileartscenter.com or stop by for a studio tour.

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