Application Deadline:January 15th 2020
In addition to a stipend, fellows receive on-site lodging, use of
working facilities, and lunches for the duration of the residency. The residency handbook provides more information about the location, facilities, and residency guidelines.
The 2020 Terra Summer Residency will run from June 8 to August 7.
Candidates worldwide can apply. Applicants must be either:
- A visual artist with a master’s degree or its equivalent at
the time of application. Preference is given to applicants who have
completed their degree within the past five years. To apply as a visual
artist, click here.
- A doctoral candidate researching American art and visual
culture or its role in a context of international artistic exchange
prior to 1980. Candidates at the dissertation-writing stage are
encouraged to apply. To apply as a doctoral candidate, click here.
Applicants must be recommended by their
dissertation advisor or professor or previous art-school supervisor.
Each professor may recommend a maximum of two candidates each year. (See
the application form for full nomination and application procedures.)
Applicants for the Terra Summer Residency will be evaluated by an independent jury on intellectual and creative excellence, scholarly and artistic accomplishments, and ability to contribute in a collegial and interdisciplinary community. As the program’s working language of the program is English, all applicants are expected to be fluent; knowledge of French is an asset but not required.
- A $5,000 stipend (artists receive an additional $300 for the purchase of materials);
- A travel contribution (up to $500 for individuals traveling from
Europe, up to $1,200 for individuals traveling from the US and Canada,
and up to $1,500 for individuals traveling from other destinations);
- Lodging in the Terra Foundation residences and daily lunches. Due to
the nature and format of the program, the residency does not
accommodate family members (including partners and children) or other
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