The 2019 application is now closed.
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.
BENEFITS OF THE WORKSPACE RESIDENCY:
– Workspace: Workspace Residents receive three months of free access to the B&W and Color darkrooms, Digital Lab and Shooting Studio at the International Center of Photography, as well as the Baxter St at CCNY facilities.
– Programs: Residents receive free admission to all 2019 Baxter St at CCNY events and a 10% discount on classes.
–Materials: Access to film and paper donated by FUJIFILM North America Corporation and access to paper donated by the Awagami Factory.
– Stipend: Residents receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for three months and donated material support during their residency.
– Exhibition Opportunity: Each resident receives a solo exhibition at Baxter St at CCNY after his or her term of residency with additional funding (currently between $2,000 – $5,000) to produce and mount their show pending availability.
ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION PROCESS:
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 and Workspace Residents must reside in New York City for the duration of the residency. Students must have completed their studies on or before January 1, 2019 in order to be eligible to apply. Chosen Workspace Residents MUST reside in New York City for the duration of the residency. A jury of photography professionals will consider all eligible applications.
HOW TO APPLY:
The deadline to apply was November 30th, 2018. The application is now closed.
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In the 11th 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 independent curator Howie Chen, artist and Baxter St at CCNY Board Member Michi Jigarjian, photographer and Baxter St at CCNY Art Advisory Committee Member Justine Kurland, lens-based artist and professor Arthur Ou, and curator at MoMA Akili Tommasino.
BAXTER ST at CCNY would like to thank all the artists who entered this year, and we congratulate the four recipients of the 2018 BAXTER ST at CCNY Workspace Residency Program: Zalika Azim, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Arash Fewzee, and Tommy Kha.
Please click images below to view their work.
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).
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.