Call for Applications: Smack Mellon’s Artist Studio Program

Deadline: November 4, 2010, 11:59pm

The 2011 Studio Program will be housed on the lower level of Smack Mellon’s renovated building at 92 Plymouth Street. The residency will take place from May 1, 2011-March 31, 2012.

About the Program
Smack Mellon offers free studio space to eligible artists for a one-year period. The program provides artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space and a $5000 fellowship (dependent upon funding). The program does not provide living space. Artists also have access to shared facilities that include a fabrication shop, 2 Macintosh G5 workstations for video editing, DVD burner and CD read/write capabilities, 3 additional Mac work stations, flatbed and slide scanners, DVD players, video projectors and monitors, wireless Internet access and technical support.

Studios range in size from 250 to 300 square feet. Not all studios have windows. Artists will not be permitted to choose their studio. Artists who are accepted into the program must be prepared to actively use their studio a minimum of 50 hours a month or they will lose it.