Type of opportunity: Residency


Description: The Residency Program provides a highly visible, intense and creative environment for the production of artwork in all media. Attracting artists from around Baltimore, nationally, and internationally, the program is located on the second floor of The Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, Baltimore’s most diverse neighborhoods. A rarity in the field of artist residencies, Creative Alliance’s long-term program has a lease commitment from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 3 years. The Residency Program accommodates eight resident artists, one in each of the studios. It is intended for emerging artists and more accomplished artists whose goal is to invigorate their work in an intensive creative atmosphere. Artists are encouraged (but not required) to use the studios as their primary residence. With the support of the Creative Alliance staff, resident artists will be at the center of the Baltimore art scene, with a wealth of community contacts and professional resources at their fingertips. Resident Artists are also afforded special opportunities through Creative Alliance’s robust programming. Specific opportunities include:


  • Built-in community of professional colleagues
  • Relationships with established artists and curators through annual studio visits & talks
  • Below market cost rent
  • Visibility through open studios public programs and tours with high level donors
  • Extensive connections and exposure to diverse audiences, professional opportunities, other artists and community organizations
  • Opportunity to present a major project through in a gallery exhibition, performance, screening, community art program or other appropriate project.
  • Ability to use Creative Alliance as a fiscal sponsor for applications at a greatly reduced rate
  • Marketing support from Creative Alliance staff
  • Opportunities to become a paid instructor to teach free art/performance/writing/film workshops through Creative Alliance’s Workshop Program

Entry Fee: $15

Deadline: March 5, 2019

Link to application: https://www.creativealliance.org/resident-artist-application