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CCNY Darkroom Residency Program

Posted by on November 15, 2011 | Contests/Events, Education

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CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the 2012 Darkroom Residency Program.

The CCNY Darkroom Residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs.

Benefits of the Darkroom Residency:

Workspace: Darkroom Residents receive three months of free, 24/7 access to the CCNY facility.

Programs: Residents receive free admission to all 2012 CCNY events.

Stipend: Residents receive a monthly stipend and donated materials during their residency.

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, 2012 in order to be eligible to apply.


How to Apply:

CCNY is using an online service, CallForEntry.org (CAFÈ) for all submissions. There is no fee for submitting through CAFÈ, and registration with the CAFÈ system allows you to easily access and submit to other calls for entry using their simple standardized procedure. CCNY will ONLY accept entries submitted through this system.

Materials Needed:

Work Sample: Provide a work sample of up to 10 images. It is recommended that the work sample illustrate a single body of work.

Letter of Intent: Provide a short paragraph addressing what you aim to accomplish during a CCNY Darkroom Residency, and how that time at CCNY would most benefit your artistic work and career goals.

Artist Statement: Provide a brief artist statement (one paragraph).

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

Application Deadline: December 1, 2011