Artist in Residence Opportunity in Sacramento

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The Ali Youssefi Project Artist in Residency (AIR) aims to nurture artists from a diverse range of backgrounds and uplift the work of artists, with a particular focus on underrepresented perspectives and voices. We welcome all visual artists working with a wide range of mediums. The purpose of the AYP AIR program is to grant artists the gift of space so that they may develop and evolve their work during their time in Sacramento.

We are accepting two Verge Residents and two WAL Residents. One WAL and one Verge artist per 3-month cycle:

October – December 2020

January – March 2020

The Verge Residency is open to visual artists within a 35-mile radius of Sacramento. Artists receive:

-studio work space at Verge Center for the Arts

-$500 monthly stipend

-participation in group show at Verge gallery

-invited to participate in Verge programming

WAL Residency is open to visual artists 35-miles outside of Sacramento. Artists Recieve:

-furnished studio apartment at Warehouse Artist Lofts

-studio work space at Verge Center for the Arts

-$500 monthly stipend

-participation in group show at Verge Gallery

-invited to participate in Verge programming

WAL is a mixed-use, transit-oriented community for Sacramento artists.

Verge is a leading arts and culture institution in Sacarmento. Artists with studio space have 24/7 access to their studio and regular access to risograph printer, screen printing, and ceramics studio.