The 2020 application is now open.
Deadline for submission EXTENDED: NOVEMBER 8, 2019.
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Each year, Baxter St at CCNY invites emerging lens-based artists living in New York City to apply for the Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program. This residency offers lens-based artists much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the Baxter St at CCNY community and programs. Entering its 13th year, the Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program provides participating artists with three (3) months of free access to B&W Darkrooms and Digital Workstations. The Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program is made possible by generous support from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The Jerome Foundation; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; and Fujifilm.

BENEFITS OF THE WORKSPACE RESIDENCY:

Workspace: Residents receive three months of free access to the Digital Labs and B&W Darkroom facilities at the International Center of Photography, as well as the in-house digital workstations at Baxter St for the entire year.

Stipend: Residents receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 during their three months of workspace access as well as donated material support.

Exhibition Opportunity: Dependent on funding, each resident may receive a solo exhibition at Baxter St at CCNY after the term of their residency. If the resident is granted a solo show they will receive an artist fee appropriate to our W.A.G.E. certification level (this fee historically has been three times the W.A.G.E. certification level). Residents will also receive a one-on-one meeting with an Art Advisory Board Member, a critical essay written about their work, and a video interview.

ELIGIBILITY:

All artists currently residing in New York City who are working in photography or lens-based art are eligible to apply. Please note that living accommodations are not provided. Students must have completed their studies on or before January 1, 2020 in order to be eligible to apply. Chosen Workspace Residents MUST be New York City residents for the duration of the residency period. There is no fee to apply.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

Work Sample: Provide a work sample of 10 images (required, this can include installation shots) and up to 1 video (optional, maximum 3 minutes).

Letter of Intent: Provide a short paragraph (maximum 300 words) addressing what you aim to accomplish during a Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency, and how that time at Baxter St would most benefit your artistic work and career goals.

Artist Statement: Provide a brief, one-paragraph artist statement (maximum 300 words).

CV: Provide a one-page artist’s resume.

References: Provide the names and contact information for two references. These will not be seen by the jury.

SELECTION PROCESS:

A jury of art professionals will consider all eligible applications.

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2019 Residents

In the 12th year of Baxter St at CCNY’s Workspace Residency Program, the five-person jury chose four artists for the residency program from a competitive and talented pool of NYC-based artists. The jury included artist and educator Eileen Quinlan, Director Libby Pratt, President Michi Jigarjian, artist and ICP educator Nayland Blake, and curator Phil Taylor.

BAXTER ST at CCNY would like to thank all the artists who entered this year, and we congratulate the four recipients of the 2019 BAXTER ST at CCNY Workspace Residency Program: Dannielle Bowman, Bahareh Khoshooee, Jasmine Murrell, and Lorenzo Triburgo.

Please click images below to view their work.

Dannielle Bowman

Bahareh Khoshooee.

Jasmine Murrell

Lorenzo Triburgo

 

Past Residents

Since 2008, the Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program has provided participating artists with three (3) months of free access to the International Center of Photography’s darkrooms, digital work stations, and shooting studio as well as the scanning stations at Baxter St (prior to 2014, all access was in-house at The Camera Club of New York’s old 37th street location).

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The Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program is made possible by generous support from FUJIFILM North America Corporation; Awagami Factory; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and The Jerome Foundation.