Location: Troy, New York
Mission: The Contemporary Artists Center is a non-profit art organization founded in 1990 in the culturally rich Berkshires of Massachusetts. With the recent acquisition of the historic Woodside Church and Chapel, we have expanded across the border to New York state. The CAC focuses on emerging contemporary artists. Through its… Artists’ residencies, Art studios, Workshops, Lectures, Exhibitions, Performances …the CAC promotes the creation & appreciation of contemporary art.
We seek artists who want to produce, explore, test new concepts and expand the current debates and ideas in today’s art and culture.
Cost: Residency fees are a flat rate of $290/ week or $1150/mo. and include accommodation and access to all the CAC facilities and events. All returning artists receive a 15% discount on residencies. The CAC provides awards to approximately 95% of Residents.
Application Fee: $25.00
Number of Artists: information unavailable
Accommodations: Our residency program features high-ceiling, adaptable studio space open 24 hours a day with some specialized facilities, weekly discussions and optional art outings, inclusion in annual exhibition, and free access to all CAC events. The living area is a shared space and includes lofted bedrooms, living room / library, dining room, and kitchen & bath.
Length of Stay: 1 – 6 months
Demographic: Emerging visual artists
Medium: 2-D, 3-D, 4-D, and concept
Benefits: Accommodation and access to all the CAC facilities and events, artists’ residencies, art studios, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, performances
Deadline: Nov 1 – Winter (for residency beginning between: Jan 1 and March 30), Feb 1 – Spring *Extended to Feb 15 (for residency beginning between: April 1 and June 30), May 1 – Summer (for residency beginning between: July 1 and September 30), Aug 1 – Fall (for residency beginning between: Oct 1 and December 31)
note: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply early for best consideration. However, applicants are encouraged to apply even if the priority deadlines are passed, in the event that the dates requested and/or funding may still be available. As a general rule summer residencies fill much faster than other seasons.