CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - artist residency in beautiful Paonia, Colorado!
INSPIRED: Art at Work will bring artists to Elsewhere Studios in summer 2018 for a two-month fully funded residency at Elsewhere Studios.
Visual artists, writers, composers, and performance artists are welcome to apply! Application deadline is November 15, 2017, a $30 application fee is required.
Resident artists will be working closely with five local partner organizations:
Citizens for a Healthy Community
Western Colorado Conservation Center
Colorado Farm and Food Alliance
Solar Energy International (SEI)
North Fork Valley Creative Coalition
...as well as scientists, and policy makers, to create socially-engaged artworks that address issues stemming from the impacts of legacy coal mining, including:
- preservation of culture and environment
- creation of a resilient economy in rural Colorado
- pressures created by oil and gas development
- loss of jobs
These dynamic collaborations, and a final symposium are designed to broadly engage the community and promote dialog about concerns vital to the future of this rural area.
For more detailed information, and to apply, go to http://www.elsewherestudios.org/inspired-art-at-work/