LIQUITEX RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Open Call 2023

Liquitex Residency Program

Liquitex is pleased to announce the launch of the 2023 artists’ residency series at Manufacturers Village in East Orange, NJ. This is a unique opportunity for artists to work in a private studio space with Liquitex materials, while immersed among a diverse community of over 50 creative makers. Artists are invited to just imagine how far their creativity can go with space, materials, and the freedom and time to express themselves, gain knowledge and make connections in a vibrant collective of artists.

There will be two open call residencies over the course of 2023: the Liquitex Sustainability and Upcycling Residency and the Liquitex Professional Research Residency.

Who can apply

  • Any US-based artist who is able to commute to the studio space in Manufacturers Village in East Orange, NJ.
  • Visual artists, with a minimum active art practice of at least two years.
  • Artists who will not be engaged in another residency during the residency period.
  • Artists currently lacking a designated studio for their practice preferred
  • Applicants who agree to regularly share images of work in progress with Liquitex and participate in any photography and films produced by Liquitex during the residency. These images/films may be used in Liquitex digital, print and public platforms, as well as any media channels they choose.

OPEN CALLS

Liquitex Sustainability and Upcycling Residency

Do you love incorporating found or repurposed objects into your work? Does your practice center around sustainability? This opportunity is perfect for any artist or creative who is experimental, resourceful, and not afraid to take risks.

For this residency, one artist will be given use of a studio fully stocked with Liquitex products of their choice, up to a value of $1500, plus an assortment of new product that will be added to the range.

The residency takes place over eight weeks, from June 6, 2023 – July 25, 2023, in a bright and airy loft situated within Manufacturers Village, originally an industrial complex built in the 19th century. Liquitex will provide professional development coaching and technical support for any questions about the materials.

With a focus on sustainable art practice and upcycling, this residency is particularly suited to an artist wishing to experiment. This is a unique opportunity for the selected artist to help inform the brand of new techniques and uses for the supplied products.

Liquitex Professional Research Residency

Want to be the first to work with new product offerings in our Liquitex Professional range? This opportunity is perfect for any artist or creative who is experimental and not afraid to take risks.

For this residency, one artist will be given use of a studio fully stocked with Liquitex products of their choice, up to a value of $1500, plus an assortment of new product that will be added to the range in the future.

The residency takes place over eight weeks, from November 7, 2023 – January 16, 2024, in a bright and airy loft situated within Manufacturers Village, originally an industrial complex built in the 19th century. Liquitex will provide professional development coaching and technical support for any questions about the materials.

With a focus on discovering a new Liquitex Professional range, including some never-before-seen products, this residency is particularly suited to an artist wishing to experiment and provide insight. This is a unique opportunity for the selected artist to help inform the brand of new techniques and uses for the supplied products.

 

Selection process

The selection process will be conducted by a jury of outside industry experts and will be based on the artistic quality of the artist’s work, likely benefit of the residency to the artist, and the artist’s interest in engaging with Liquitex materials and embracing the overall residency experience.

 

COVID-19 statement

This residency is offered in a private studio space, but due to the ever-changing nature of COVID-19, start and end dates for the residency are subject to local restrictions.

 

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