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Call for Entries : Residency Program
Are you an artist? Want to live at CA?! Apply by May 13th!
The Patterson Residency Program provides a highly visible, intense and creative environment for the production of artwork in all media. Attracting artists from around Baltimore and the nation, the program is located at The Patterson, a historic former movie theater converted into a vibrant, community-based art center, with generous workspace, modern facilities, and an atmosphere of ongoing critical feedback.
The Residency Program accommodates eight resident artists or artist groups, one in each of the studios, for terms of one to three years. It is intended for emerging artists as well as mid-career artists whose goal is to reinvigorate their work in an intensive creative atmosphere. Artists are encouraged (but not required) to use the studios as their primary residence.
With the support of the Creative Alliance, resident artists will be at the center of the Baltimore art scene, with a wealth of community contacts and professional resources at their fingertips. Specific opportunities include:
- Opportunity to present a major project through the Creative Alliance in a gallery exhibition, performance, screening, community art program, or other appropriate project.
- Extensive connections to diverse audiences, professional opportunities, other artists, and community organizations.
- Periodic studio visits from visiting artists, critics, and curators.
- Visibility through open studios and other public programs.
- Priority for use of Amalie Rothschild Gallery on second floor
Submit the following materials:
- Documentation of work. Up to 20 images, 20 minutes of audio/video or 20 pages of written material.
- Written Description of Documentation, including title, date, media and size/length.
- Resume, including contact information
- Artist Statement
- Letter of intent, indicating your reasons for applying to the Patterson Residency Program, what you hope to accomplish in your time here, and an indication of what kind of project you would propose with the Creative Alliance.
- Three references, their relation to you, and their phone number and email address.
Studios range 950-1150sf (including loft), and feature kitchen, bath, high ceilings, exposed beams and ample natural light. Rents range from $675-815/month; separate utilities. Application deadline: May 13, 2013; term begins July 1, 2013. Visit www.creativealliance.org or contact Brittney Huff at 410-276-1651 or Brittney@creativealliance.org for details. Submit applications to: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 or Brittney@creativealliance.org.
Shop at Whole Foods - Harbor East May 16 & Support CA!
Thursday, May 16, is a great day to stock up on natural and organic groceries and support Creative Alliance at the same time! Make a long list of groceries and shop at WHOLE FOODS MARKET - HARBOR EAST!
WHOLE FOODS MARKET - HARBOR EAST chose Creative Alliance as the beneficiary of its 5% Day on May 16 to help fund CA’s youth education and community programs. The last time CA was honored as a beneficiary in 2008, Whole Foods donated a total of $2,600 to support our work and mission. We are excited about this win-win opportunity for all the people who love Creative Alliance and delicious, nutritious food.
Get the word out to your friends and family that funds raised at WHOLE FOODS MARKET - HARBOR EAST on Thursday, May 16, support CA! Creative Alliance artists, teachers, volunteers, and staff will meet you at the store and provide information about our performances, screenings, workshops, community and youth education programs. We look forward to seeing you on the 16th!
Tips from Whole Foods on making healthy lunches fun and creative:
- Give kids something they can assemble themselves, dip, stack, or roll up.
- Kids love anything “mini”! Serve them something like mini whole grain bagels or cheese cubes.
- Make food into fun shapes with cookie cutters or cut fruit into triangles or circles.
- Include a fun container, special note, napkin, cartoon, or joke in their lunchbox.