Emerging-to-established artists working in a variety of visual artistic disciplines are welcome to apply. Installation Artists, Public Artists, Mixed Media Artists, Painters, Muralists, Sculptors, and artists working with innovative techniques are among those who will be best suited for this program. Zócalo is seeking artists with strong creative, artistic voices who will be able to apply their artistic practice within the context of the Zócalo and Spring Branch neighborhood. Before applying, applicants should consider the public-facing nature of the residencies and the fact that a major goal of the program is to provide residents and the Spring Branch community an opportunity to engage with art on a regular basis. Applicants must be over the age of 18, and the finalists must consent to a criminal background screening in compliance with Zócalo's Leasing Guidelines. It is possible your application may be denied due to criminal convictions. We conduct criminal background screening on
Number of Participants
Zócalo’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence program is offering three residencies, a single one-year and two six-month residencies will be available each annual cycle.
Selection Results (Announcement Dates)
January 02, 2020 - January 01, 2021
- $250.00 material budget (monthly)
- $25.00 application fee
Community Engagement , Exhibition
Zócalo’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence program is offering three residencies on the beautiful, newly renovated, ten-acre campus of Zócalo Apartments located at 8787 Hammerly Blvd. in the emerging Spring Branch area of Houston, Texas. Starting in 2020, a single one-year and two six-month residencies will be available each annual cycle. Artists chosen by an expert panel of local curators and a public vote will be granted no-cost housing, exhibition space, a $250 monthly materials stipend, and the freedom to create and display site-specific installations designed to engage Zócalo’s residents and the greater Spring Branch public community.
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