The City of Alexandria is seeking individual artists or artist groups/organizations for up to two residencies to develop and perform new, site-specific work in response to the new temporary public artwork Groundswell, by commissioned artist Mark Reigelman, installed at Waterfront Park in historic Old Town Alexandria. The stipend for each residency will range from $6,000 up to $16,000, and applications from artists of all mediums will be considered. Visit alexandriava.gov/arts for more details.
To the Silver Spring art community - and friends of artists: You may remember years ago we worked with the community to develop the concept to reuse the site where the 3rd District Police Precinct Station on Sligo Avenue as an affordable artist live/workspace. Now the project is complete. Artists are starting to move in.
Applications are being accepted.
Below is more information from ArtSpace, the good folks that together with the County and with intensive community involvement developed this wonderful project which will be a magnificent addition to Silver Spring. Thanks for your help in getting this to artists so they can apply. Staying connected, Reemberto Rodriguez, Director (Silver Spring Region) CALLING ALL ARTISTS Apply Now for Affordable Housing In Silver Spring, MD
ARTSPACE SILVER SPRING ARTS CAMPUS Artspace Silver Spring Arts Campus is located at 801 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, just North of the heart of Washington, DC. This project consists of 68 units of efficiency, one, two and three bedrooms ranging in size from 571 - 1,340 square feet with rent ranging from $954 - $1,762. Designed with artists in mind, unit features include:
Washer/Dryer in every unit
Balconies (mix of Juliet & walkout options)
!BONUS! Features include:
Exhibition and gallery space
Music rehearsal space
Large community room with booth seating and service area for gatherings, parties, or other events
Covered parking available
Large interior courtyard for residents
Safe and walkable/bike-friendly neighborhoods with green-space and parks nearby
Less than one mile from the Silver Spring METRO Station
Greyhound Bus Station one block away
Immediately adjacent to eclectic Fenton Village, in downtown Silver Spring, with some of the region's most diverse dining and entertainment options, Whole Foods, the American Film Institute and much more. www.SilverSpringDowntown.com
GoFundMe recently listed Silver Spring as America's "most generous city" Artists and Veterans of the United States Military are encouraged to apply Visit the Artspace Silver Spring Leasing Section for more infoDownload the Full Application