Application Guidelines


Application Deadlines

· Applications are currently closed.  Please email us at if you would like to be added to our mailing list and notified when application dates have been posted.   

·  Applicants may apply for a residency stay of one to three months.  Please indicate your requested length of stay in your application.  We encourage you to apply for as long of a Residency as possible.  

·  One application per artist per 24 month period.

·  You will be notified via email 4-6 weeks after the application deadline for the Pilot Program.

What You Need To Apply

·  Resume and/or CV

·  Artist statement, in 500 words or less, write a statement about your work and your process.

·  Letter of interest, this should outline your specific interest in working at Alternative Worksite, along with your expectations, your requested length of stay (one to three months), and how your participation in the program will affect your practice.

·  The names and email addresses of three professional references *please note we do not want letters of reference.

·  Documentation of recent work (see application specifics).

·  $35 processing fee for the full Residency Program. This fee has been waived for our Pilot Program Applications.

·  Please email your application materials to:

Application Specifics

Visual Art, including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media and installation art.

*Submit up to 12 images, or up to 15 minutes of video or DVD.

Images should be accompanied by an image list with title, size, media and where applicable, conceptual intent.

Performance, including performance art, choreography, multi-media and/or collaborative works incorporating live performance.

*Submit 15 minutes of video along with any other necessary material that adequately describes your work.

Film & Video, including narrative, experimental films, animation and screenplays.

*Submit 15 minutes of video along with a written sample of conceptual intent.

Art Professionals, including art critics, art writers, curators, philosophers and theorists alike.

*Submit sufficient material to evidence the breadth of your work and interests, including reviews, essays and catalogs.

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