Anderson Center at Tower View
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2024 General Artist Residency Program
The Anderson Center at Tower View's Artist Residency Program is an opportunity in May, July, September and October 2024 for early career, mid-career, and established artists working across all disciplines and based anywhere in the world. The program is interdisciplinary and the organization welcomes applications from a wide range of creative and intellectual genres, including those that don't fit neatly into one category.
Selected artists receive live/work space, fellowship & exchange within a 5-artist cohort, chef-prepared meals, and more. Application deadline is 12 p.m. Noon (Central Standard Time) on Jan. 9, 2024. Selected artists, wait-list, and runners-up will be notified by March 5, 2024. Applications are juried by a panel of professionals working in the field and former residents. There is only one application deadline for all available residencies in May, July, September, and October.
2024 Deaf Artists Residency Program
The Anderson Center’s Deaf Artists Residency (DAR) is an opportunity for 5 Deaf artists to come together in an ASL-centric environment to create, communicate and exchange ideas.
The program was created in 2014 to enact the vision of a Deaf visual artist, Cynthia Weitzel, who designed and coordinates the program. The panelists who select residents are all accomplished Deaf Artists, some of which are also past residents.
This biennial program is returning in June 2024. Application deadline is 12 p.m. Noon (Central Standard Time) on Jan. 9, 2024. Selected artists, wait-list, and runners-up will be notified by March 5, 2024.
2024 Early Career Artist Residency Program
The Early Career Artist Residency Program is an opportunity for early-career artists living within the state of Minnesota or one of the five boroughs of New York City in need of focused time and dedicated space in an inspiring residency work environment that empowers them take risks, embrace challenges, and utilize unconventional approaches to problem-solving.
Thanks to support from the Jerome Foundation, a month-long cohort of five artists will each receive a $625/week stipend, a travel honorarium, documentation support, and more. Application deadline is 12 p.m. Noon (Central Standard Time) on Jan. 9, 2024. Selected artists, wait-list, and runners-up will be notified by March 5, 2024.
July 2024 Minnesota - Salzburg Artist Exchange
In partnership with Stadt-Salzburg, this program is an opportunity in July 2024 for visual artists living within the State of Minnesota to participate in a 4-week individual artist residency at the Künstlerhaus in Salzburg, Austria.
Thanks to support from the City of Salzburg, the selected visual artist receives a live-in studio for one month at the Künstlerhaus and a 600 Euro stipend for food. Travel expenses to Salzburg and back to Minnesota are not covered. Application deadline is 12 p.m. Noon (Central Standard Time) on Friday, November 17, 2023. Selected artists, wait-list, and runners-up will be notified by January 3, 2024 at the latest.
Winter Retreat in January 2024
The Anderson Center’s Winter Retreat program is a short-term residency during the organization’s off-season for artists and writers seeking concentrated creative time for reflection and the advancement of their personal artistic goals. A Winter Retreat at the Anderson Center is a fee-based opportunity for up to four artists at a time to live in community and fellowship while working on their own projects in the inspiring setting of the historic Tower View Estate.
The Anderson Center is currently accepting applications for sessions of 1 to 4 weeks in duration from Monday, January 8 to Sunday, February 4, 2024. The weekly rate for a Winter Retreat at the Anderson Center is $600. Practicing artists of all backgrounds and at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply. Notification of acceptance and confirmation of dates will be emailed within a week of receiving application.
ON-GOING RFPs/RFQs and FESTIVAL or EXHIBITION CALLS FOR ENTRY
The Anderson Center facilitates RFQs and RFPs and also presents gallery exhibitions and events, such as the Winter Artist Showcase, throughout the year at the historic Tower View campus. Any open calls for both artworks and artists are also sometimes posted below, along with residency opportunities.
The Anderson Center provides equal opportunity for all people to participate in and benefit from the activities of the Center, regardless of race; national origin; color; age; religion; gender; sexual orientation; disability, in admission, access, or employment. Please call before applying to discuss accommodations.