Purpose: The Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Residency (Aminah Residency) celebrates the legacy of the late Columbus artist and provides a U.S. based African American visual artist a 90-day residency in the Columbus, Ohio home of the late Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson.
Description: The Greater Columbus Arts Council, in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, offers a 90-day artist residency for a U.S.-based professional African American visual artist. The residency is intended to provide an artist with the gift of time to develop a work in progress and connect to resources related to the work of MacArthur Fellow Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson.
Award Details: In 2020, the residency will include a $2,500 unrestricted cash award, a stipend up to $5,500 for travel/living expenses, and the honor of staying and working in Aminah’s home. Lodging and studio access is provided as part of the residency. Community outreach activities (facilitated by Arts Council staff) are required and artists will have the opportunity for a public presentation and/or exhibition.
To see the application materials, please visit: https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Aminah-Residency-Guidelines2.pdf