The ability to produce a consistent body of high quality work Dedication to their artistic practice with a desire to spend at least 30 hours a week in the studio The self-motivation needed to work alone. Unless the residency is to be a collaboration between two people, the vast majority of the time the resident will be living and working in solitude A willingness to engage audiences An openness to sharing thoughts on their work, their practice, and their processes through Tusen Takk’s online and printed publications Comfortable communicating with Tusen Takk’s English-speaking staff and audiences 21 or older US citizenship or the ability to obtain a US visa (if needed). Most international artists can come on a visitor visa, but certain countries do not participate in the visa waiver program. Upon offer of a residency, the Tusen Takk Foundation is able to provide letter(s) of invitation.
Number of Participants
Selection Results (Announcement Dates)
March 01, 2021 - December 24, 2021
- $625.00 stipend (weekly)
- $25.00 application fee
Computer Lab, Darkroom, Desk Space, Individual Studio, Large Format Printers, Library, Print Shop, Wood Shop
Guest House, Kitchen, Live/Work, Private Bathroom, Private Housing, Private Room
Community Engagement , Exhibition, Open Studios, Performances, Workshops
Composers, Curatorial, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Interdiscplinary Arts, Literature, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Opera, Painting, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Research, Scholar, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Singing, Visual Arts
1. In fulfillment of Tusen Takk’s mission, artists are highly encouraged to engage with the regional arts community when in residence. The context and form of this engagement opportunity are very flexible and can be coordinated with Tusen Takk staff either before or during the residency. Possibilities include an invitation-only workshop, studio visit, or talk; or a public presentation or performance in collaboration with one of the Foundation’s partner organizations. 2. Artists should be open to sharing their work, processes, and experience with audiences through Tusen Takk’s website, social channels, and printed publications. 3. In collaboration with the Director, artists are asked to donate one work to the Foundation’s collection. Artists are also encouraged to leave behind a book as a contribution to the Foundation’s library for future residents. Visit tusentakk.org/overview to apply before August 15, 2020.
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