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Jamaica Center for the Arts (JCAL): EtM Choreographer + Composer Residencies

Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) is sponsoring the third round of our Choreographer + Composer Residencies in partnership with the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL).

This residency will provide four choreographer/composer teams (8 artists total) with use of consistent, suitable rehearsal space over a three-month period starting in October 2017 or January 2018 to develop and create new work. Each choreographer and each composer will receive a stipend of $1,500. There is no requirement to complete a piece of work during the residency. Each choreographer/composer team is required to perform one free public program in coordination with the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning.

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017

For more information and application, click here.


Deadline 6/1/2017
Contact Name Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
Contact Email choreographerresidencies@exploringthemetropolis.org

Jamaica Center for the Arts (JCAL) Artist Residency

Open Call for Proposals
One-Year Artist Residency

This opportunity seeks a way to engage and foster growth with the community of Jamaica, Queens; to use art as a spark for conversation, action, and reaction. Applicants should have a mature body of work and a thoroughly thought out proposal. Inserting the presence of a working artist in JCAL’s space creates a platform to witness the process of art-making and encourage direct visitor access and participation. JCAL seeks artists with themes relating to, using mediums and technology in new ways, and developing work that is relevant to the contemporary changing landscape.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
Announcement of Artist Accepted: July 2017
Residency Dates: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018

For complete details and application, click here.

About JCAL – Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL), founded in 1972, is the only NYC Cultural Institution Group Member (CIG) and multidisciplinary arts organization based in Southeast Queens. Under its management is the JCAL headquarters building (former Queens Registry) on 161-04 Jamaica Ave and ( the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) former First Reformed Dutch Church), which showcases professional artists & performers, since 2008.


Deadline 6/15/2017
Contact Name Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
Contact Email info@jcal.org

Artist Residency in Central Mexico

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist & writer’s residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are all welcome to apply for a free 1-month residency.

Applications for Winter 2017 Residency are due July 30, 2017 through CAFÉ www.callforentry.org

Residency Dates: December 14, 2017 – January 13, 2018
We also have a personal residency program for artists and writers who need longer periods of creative time (1 – 4 months) beginning this May. For descriptions of live/work spaces:www.360xochiquetzal.com/personal-residency-overview/

Santiago Galeas applied to the 360 Xochi Quetzal with a mesmerizing and intense painting portfolio. Santiago’s interview will give you a glimpse into his process and inspiration during his residency. Learn about how he found local Mexicans and Indigenous Indians to model for his paintings.  http://360xochiquetzal.com/interview-with-santiago-galeas/

For more information: www.360xochiquetzal.com/
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Deadline 7/30/2017
Contact Name Deborah Kruger
Contact Email 360xochiquetzal@gmail.com