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The Bascom is Accepting Applications for the Following Residency Terms. Click on the .pdf Documents to Learn About the Unique Responsibilities of Each Position.


POSITION


Artist Residency: Ceramics 2019 Artist Residency: Ceramics 2019 (271 KB)No media download found.

Always Accepting Applications 
Studio Tech: Ceramics Studio Tech: Ceramics (243 KB)No media download found.

Always Accepting Applications 
2018 Winter Residency Program 2018 Winter Residency Program (311 KB)No media download found. 2018-2019, Dec 10 - Jan 4 *
 Education Fellowship Education Fellowship (404 KB)No media download found.    2019 Education Fellowship
 2020 Photography Resident Calling 2020 Photography Resident Calling (494 KB)No media download found.    2020 Photography Resident

* Dates Negotiable.

Artist Residencies, Fellowships, and Internships

The Bascom offers opportunities whereby disciplined artists and educators take on significant responsibilities that further ourorganization and further themselves as art professionals. Residencies and fellowships include housing, 24-hour studio access, teaching opportunities, art sales, documentation, and potential for exhibition. 


Ceramics: Ceramics residents and interns support the critical aspects of educational programming through demonstrations, talks, workshop assistance, studio practice, teaching, and studio maintenance.

Education Fellowship:  The Education Fellow is the lead instructor for The Bascom After-School Outreach Partner Programs in Highlands. Education Fellows play a key role in providing a supplemental art component to these important programs that seek to promote literacy, personal growth, critical thinking, community awareness, and more.

Photography: Photography residents manage the Digital Media Lab, teach digital photo fundamentals, document receptions, support community service initiatives, and develop their personal studio practice. 

Winter Artist Residency for Students: Artists enrolled in graduate or undergraduate degree programs, or faculty may apply to the Winter Residency. The residency fits into students and faculty winter breaks and includes an exhibition.

Natural Inspiration

Since moving to our campus in 2009, artists from around the world have discovered that The Bascom grounds are a ceaselessly inspiring environment for studio and instructional practice. Artists have access to 6-acres of stone amphitheaters, a creekside pavilion, the Winkler Sculpture and Nature Trail system, a corncrib, multiple exhibition spaces, and studios with a rustic barnwood aesthetic.

A Different Type of Residency

The Bascom’s Resident Artists are critical members of our team. We entrust them with real responsibilities that uphold the mission of our organization. Residents must be disciplined, hard workers who are able to tackle a broad range of projects that will prepare them for a career in the arts.

Well-Rounded Work Experience

Curriculum Design
Instruction for All Ages
Studio Management
Equipment Training
Public Presentations
Community Service
Volunteerism
Pop-Up Exhibition Installation
Artist Statement and Portfolio Development
Professional Development

Support

Department heads regularly meet with Resident Artists to evaluate the residents’ performance, provide feedback, set project goals, find local and regional opportunities for the residents' benefit, and give positive reinforcement.

"You were an invaluable resource for me and I really appreciate all the time you took to talk me through my ideas and processes and you really did help me to feel more confident in what I was doing and the decisions I was making. I also appreciate your knowledge of art and how the work I was doing was relative in certain aspects to current and past works. I just wanted to tell you again, thank you. I really appreciate all the time you took to help me through this process. It was a great experience."
- Teisha Holloway, 2016-2017 Winter Resident Artist



Current and Forthcoming Residents and Fellows




Past Residents


 
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