Open Call

Call for Applicants: Textile Arts Center's Work in Progress Residency

Textile Arts Center

No Funding
Brooklyn, United States


Artists and designers working in textile/fiber media, ages 21+. We encourage international applicants, but applicants are responsible for all necessary VISA arrangements and fees. All applicants must have good English proficiency.

Number of Participants

Seeking applications for the Work In Progress residency sessions from March - July 2020. Each month will have one resident.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


March 01, 2020 - July 31, 2020


  • $25.00 application fee


Co-Working, Individual Studio, Installation Space


Studio Only


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Open Studios, Workshops


Activists, Arts Administrator, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Curatorial, Design, Fiber Arts, Interdiscplinary Arts, Jewelry, Makers, Multimedia, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology



Program Description

The Textile Arts Center’s Work in Progress program offers selected artists TAC Manhattan’s storefront window for one month to (re)create an active studio of their work. The program focuses on engaging the public with the work of textile artists and give an inside look into an artist’s studio. WIP artists maintain “live studio” times where they can interact with the community and discuss their processes and techniques. WIP cycles start on the first of every month and run for the full month. Install must take place between the 1st-3rd and deinstall must take place on the 28th-31st. Selected artists will commit to at least one weekly shift of public hours (Saturdays 2-6PM). - Storefront studio 10 x 5 feet and equipped with a table, chair, pin-board wall and shelving. Other equipment is depending on availability, and materials are not included. - Access to Open Studio at TAC Brooklyn - Promotion on the TAC social media - 10% discount off TAC Class

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