Participants are required to attend semi-monthly Seminars as well as participate actively in group discussion and individual project and paper development. Participants who successfully complete the Seminar series will participate in the final Exhibition and Symposium. The semi-monthly Seminars will be held on Mondays from 6-9 pm at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP. Seminars commence in January 2012.
Applicants must have a minimum four-year professional record. Visual artists working in all media may apply. Writers may have backgrounds in Art History, Art Theory, and Art Criticism and be strongly engaged with contemporary visual art. Artists and writers interested in issues of constitutional law, contracts, property, free speech and intellectual property are especially encouraged to apply.
How To Apply
Please submit all parts of the applications by mail or in-person by October 17, 2011 (in-office receipt) to:
Art & Law Residency Program
1 East 53rd Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Please indicate if you would like to participate as a visual artist, writer or curator. The statement should discuss your work, educational experience, intellectual interests, as well as your interest in the Program and how the Program may benefit your work. The statement should be no longer than two pages.
2. Resume or CV:
Detailing most relevant accomplishments including education, exhibitions, residencies, publications, awards. Please include name, address, phone, email and website.
3. Two References:
Include only names and contact information. Letters are not required.
4. Work Sample:
For visual artists: 15-20 images of recent work on DVD or CD, or up to 5-minutes of recent video on DVD. Save images as .jpg, 1000 x 1000 pixels at 72 dpi. Please include an image list detailing title, date, materials, and dimensions or running times.
Two recent writing samples, totaling no more than 20 pages, double spaced.
A writing sample (catalog, journal, etc.) no longer than 20 pages and 10 to 15 images of recent curated exhibitions.
Other submission guidelines:
Include your name on each page you submit. Do not submit original material, VHS tapes or 35 mm slides. Applications will not be returned. Late applications will not be considered.
Please note: There is no application form or application fee.
Application materials will be treated with care; however, the Program is not responsible for their loss or damage. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your DVD or CD returned. Additional materials will not be returned.
Selection and Notification Process
Participants will be selected by Program Faculty on the strength of their application and demonstrated potential for vigorous debate and group discussion. Candidates should show promise for artistic and intellectual growth in their own work during the course of the Residency as well as any possible contribution their work and research may make to the field at large. Selected participants will be notified December 1, 2011 .
Application inquiries via e-mail are preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Art & Law Residency Program is organized by
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts