• Any US-based artist who is able to provide their own travel to and from the space; applicants must be able to provide their own travel. • Visual artists with a minimum active art practice of at least two years. • Artists must not be engaged in another residency during the residency period, and agree to use the studio for a minimum of 20 hours/week. • Applicants currently lacking a designated studio for their practice are preferred. SELECTION The selection will be based on the artistic quality of their work, likely benefit to the artist of the residency, and the artist’s interest in engaging with Liquitex materials and embracing the overall residency experience. The selection process will be conducted by a jury consisting of London-based artist Rebecca Byrne, New York-based art writer Brian Boucher, London-based Editor at Elephant Magazine Emily Steer, New York-based artist Patrick Brennan and San Francisco-based artist Erik Parra.
Number of Participants
This is a residency programme supported by Liquitex fine art materials for one artist per residency; there are four residencies being offered in total. • Mediums | May 17 – June 21, 2021: With a focus on the new range of Liquitex Acrylic Mediums, this residency is suited to an artist wishing to use and experiment with acrylic mediums. • Acrylic Ink | June 28th – August 2nd, 2021: With a focus on the new colors launching in the Liquitex Acrylic Ink range, this residency is suited to an artist wishing to use and experiment with inks. • Heavy Body | August 23rd – September 27th 2021: With a focus on the new colors launching in the Liquitex Heavy Body range, this residency is suited to an artist wishing to use and experiment with Heavy Body Acrylic. • Soft Body | November 8th – December 13th 2021: With a focus on the Soft Body Acrylic range, this residency is suited to an artist wishing to use and experiment with Soft Body.
Selection Results (Announcement Dates)
May 17, 2021 - December 13, 2021
- $1,500.00 material budget (one-time)
Mentors, Open Studios, Professional Development, Visiting Professionals
What does this residency provide? • A 5-week residency in a private studio located at Manufacturers Village (located at 356 Glenwood Ave, East Orange, NJ 07019) • A supply of Liquitex materials of the artists choice, as well as surfaces to work on, up to $1500.00 • A selection of Liquitex products, depending on the residency focus. For example, select Heavy Body colors will be provided during the Heavy Body Acrylic residency • Mentoring to help you develop your practice • Ongoing technical support from Li quitex’s resident artist for any questions about Liquitex materials • An opportunity to sell artwork at Manufacturers Village Open Studio
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