To provide three months of work studio space for a visual artist in an inspiring artistic community at Jasper Studios. Originally owned by the Lomax family in the late 1800s, Jasper Studios is 80,000 sq. ft. broken down into 50 artist studios/business offices with tenants including local artists and entrepreneurs.
To provide inspiring private artistic space to create a body of work.
At the end of the three months, Artists are required to participate in a Creative Happy Hour where they will exhibit the body of work they created to a group of their peers. Artists work will be on display for a two week period in the lobby of Jasper Studios at which point the Artists will donate a piece to the Jasper Studios collection.
Artists will receive a work studio space plus utilities in the up and coming neighborhood of Kensington in Philadelphia, PA in our newly renovated building Jasper Studios. The building has been restored and carefully renovated into 50 artist studios/business offices. The studios that will be provided for the residency will be between 300-500 sq. ft. with high ceilings and two large windows that provide plenty of natural light. The chosen artist will have 24 hour access to their studio and amenities, INCLUDING 2 kitchenettes, wifi & high speed internet, secure car/bike lot, elevator access, and a coffee shop. Jasper Studios is conveniently located a short 5 min walk to the Market-Frankford line which makes all neighborhoods of Philadelphia highly accessible.
Artists are required to supply all of the materials they may need during their stay.
We will be doing an open call style selection process. Artists can apply using the form below. Application deadline is April 1st, 2019. Residency will begin April 16th, 2019.
ARTIST RESIDENCY APPLICATION