Open Call

Windgate ITE Residency Program

The Center for Art in Wood

With Funding
Philadelphia, United States


Artists and makers working either solely in wood or wood in combination with other materials utilizing multiple techniques are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate artistic innovation, technical know-how, and professional experience. Proposals for the residency should articulate how the Windgate ITE experience will facilitate new avenues of research, exploration, and experimentation, as well as approaches and concepts to be explored while on the residency. Residents may focus on objectives concerning their individual work or work in collaboration with other fellows. See application for full eligibility requirements:

Number of Participants

The Windgate ITE Residency Program is a collegial experience in which the resident fellows explore new work through research, exploration and collaboration. The Center for Art in Wood awards eight prestigious fellowships for the annual Windgate ITE Residency Program. The program selects from an international pool of applicants, one photojournalist, one scholar/educator, five artists, and one student artist who work either solely in wood or who work with wood in combination with other materials. Applicants must exhibit proficiency in techniques in woodworking as well as exhibiting creativity in design in their work. Their participation in this residency will be as a peer with the other residents and will be included in the exhibition at the conclusion of the residency.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 07, 2020 - August 07, 2020


  • $200.00 material budget (one-time)
  • $400.00 stipend (weekly)


  • $25.00 application fee


Co-Working, Fabrication Lab


Private Room


No meals

Public Programs

Exhibition, Open Studios, Panel, Self-Directed


Architecture, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Documentary, Installation, Makers, Public Art, Scholar, Sculpture, Visual Arts


No languages listed

Program Description

Established in 1995, the Windgate ITE Program has received generous endowment funds from the Windgate Charitable Foundation. Renamed the Windgate ITE Residency, is a 9-week, interactive program during which the eight resident fellows live and work together at the University of the Arts (UArts), in Philadelphia, PA, US. The residency runs from early June through early August each year. For the complete list of Fellows, click here. Full information here:

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