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RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY FOR MID-CAREER OREGON ARTISTS

Application Deadline Extended to October 15

Apply online at www.ucrossfoundation.org

THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM, in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation, is currently accepting applications from mid-career Oregon visual artists for residencies of 4 weeks in 2015.

Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains, Ucross Foundation provides individual workspace, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the inspiring experience of the vast High Plains landscape.

There is no charge for room, board, or studio space.  The quality of an applicant’s work is given primary consideration in the review process. At any one time there are typically 9 individuals of varying discipline in residence.  Facilities for visual artists include four visual arts studios, approximately 400 square feet in size, and one print studio with an Elephant etching press.

For the October 15 deadline, Oregon artists may apply either for Spring Session 2015 (March-June) or for Fall Session 2015 (August-December).  The application fee is $40.  For application guidelines, visit our website www.ucrossfoundation.org. For additional information, contact us at (307) 737-2291 or email the Residency Manager at [email protected]

Eligibility:

  • This residency opportunity is open to Oregon mid-career visual artists who meet the following criteria:
    be a practicing visual artist currently producing works of art;
  • be a full-time resident of Oregon for at least 36 months prior to the application deadline and remain a resident through the duration of the grant period;
  • maintain Oregon as their primary residence if they participate in an out-of-state residency program or they will not qualify;
  • be 30 years of age or older at the time of application;
  • evidence, through appropriate documentation, a sustained level of commitment to his/her medium with seven (7) or more years of active professional practice, and
  • not be enrolled in a degree-seeking program, either part-time or full-time at the time of application or during the successive grant period.

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