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Call for Artists–Arquetopia

Deadline May 29, 2016:

SELF-DIRECTED & INSTRUCTIONAL ARTIST & WRITERS RESIDENCIES FALL 2016
ARQUETOPIA – PUEBLA AND OAXACA, SOUTHERN MEXICO

APPLY NOW THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016. Applications are processed when received vs. waiting for the deadline to pass.

Arquetopia website: http://www.arquetopia.org
E-mail info@arquetopia.org for more information.

Arquetopia

Founded in 2009 in Puebla, Arquetopia is an international award-winning, Mexican official nonprofit foundation run entirely by artists. It has since grown to include the premier artist residency program of Mexico and Latin America, with extensive collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. Our resident artists have come from dozens of countries on six continents, and many have returned multiple times. Our Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, culinary professionals, and cultural researchers age 25 and over.

NEW RESIDENCY SPACES
We are pleased to announce the spectacular new Arquetopia residency space and studios in Puebla’s majestic central historic district (click here to see our new Puebla residency space). We are also excited to announce our beautiful new residency space in the Oaxaca countryside (click here to see our new Oaxaca residency space).

Arquetopia and Arquetopia Oaxaca are currently welcoming applications for the following residencies offered in Fall 2016:

1. Self-Directed Artist Residencies Fall 2016:
Art, Design, or Photography Production – Puebla
Self-directed terms of 4 to 12 weeks in the majestic city of Puebla.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/art-design-or-photography-residency

2. Mexican Ceramics Special Artist Residency Fall 2016 – Puebla
Self-directed terms of 6 to 12 weeks in the majestic city of Puebla. Residents produce work at a prominent ceramics factory studio in the central historic district of Puebla, working alongside the factory’s artists.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/ceramics-residency

3. Gold Gilding and Estofado Instructional Artist Residency Fall 2016 – Puebla
Terms of 3 weeks with master instruction in various art techniques, with time for independent production, at a prominent art museum in Puebla’s majestic central historic district. Extendable for 1 to 9 more weeks as a self-directed Art Production Residency.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/2014-10-12-17-29-20/gold-leafing-residency

4. Natural Pigments Instructional Artist Residency Fall 2016 – Oaxaca
Terms of 3 weeks in with master instruction in making and using various natural pigments, with time for independent production, in the peaceful countryside of Oaxaca. Extendable for 1 to 9 more weeks as a self-directed Art Production Residency.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/2014-10-12-17-29-20/natural-pigments-residency

5. Novohispanic Arts Instructional Artist Residency Fall 2016: Painting – Puebla
Terms of 3 weeks in with master instruction in Novohispanic Painting, Sculpture Architecture, or Graphic Arts, with time for independent production, in the majestic city of Puebla. Extendable for 1 to 9 more weeks as a self-directed Art Production Residency.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/2014-10-12-17-29-20/novohispanic-arts-residencies

6. Printmaking Special Artist Residency Fall 2016 – Puebla
Self-directed terms of 4 to 12 weeks in the majestic city of Puebla. Residents produce work at a prominent printmaking museum and studio in Puebla’s central historic district, working alongside the museum’s artists.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/printmaking-residency

7. Mexican Textiles Instructional Artist Residency Fall 2016: Embroidery – Oaxaca
Terms of 3 weeks with master instruction in traditional Mexican embroidery, with time for independent production, in the peaceful countryside of Oaxaca. Extendable for 1 to 9 more weeks as a self-directed Art Production Residency.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/2014-10-12-17-29-20/mexican-textiles-residency

8. Mexican Textiles Instructional Artist Residency Fall 2016: Weaving – Oaxaca
Terms of 3 weeks with master instruction in traditional back-strap weaving, with time for independent production, in the peaceful countryside of Oaxaca. Extendable for 1 to 9 more weeks as a self-directed Art Production Residency.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/2014-10-12-17-29-20/mexican-textiles-residency

9. Writers Residency Fall 2016 – Oaxaca
Self-directed terms of 3 to 8 weeks in the peaceful countryside of Oaxaca.
http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/writers-residency

HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia website at www.arquetopia.org
E-mail info@arquetopia.org for complete information including program fees.
Complete and submit the Arquetopia Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form, following the instructions on the web page.
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.

Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique residency programs with substantial content. In contrast to various property rental schemes, tourist resorts, B&B’s, and sublets, our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and include structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.

Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.

Opportunity posted on: May 3, 2016