Received this incredible opportunity from the Bass Museum. If I were an artist, I would totally apply.
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Dear Artist Friends of the Bass Museum: This is a fantastic opportunity for a residency in Paris in case anyone is interested.
An opportunity for foreign Artists and Writers to work in residence in the center of Paris.
The French government and the Paris City Hall, have created a new program to welcome foreign artists and writers to work in residence for a period of 3 to 6 months (between January and December 2011) in renovated studio spaces located in the heart of Paris along the Canal Saint Martin.
Since its inception in 2003, over a hundred artists from 80 different countries have participated in the Recollet residence program. They were given the opportunity to live and work in fully renovated studio spaces and received a monthly financial aid of 1500 euros.
The French government is looking for new candidates for the year 2011:
Â· In order to qualify, one must be an established professional and contemporary artist or writer.
Â· Candidates will be judged on the strength of the project that he or she wishes to develop and complete during their residence.
Â· Applications are accepted until June 20, 2010 and are available online.
Â· The jury will finalize their selection during the month of September 2010 and will inform the recipients by email.
Â· All information and application forms for the “Recollets Artists’ Residence” program is available on the following website: www.international-recollets-paris.org. All applications must be made online.
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