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Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Residency Program
Deadline: June 2, 2014 Fee (USD): $10.00
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum seeks proposals from artists living and working in Bexar County for three-month residencies in Berlin, Germany. We are pleased to continue this program after an astoundingly successful inaugural year. In partnership with Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Blue Star awards four artists annually the opportunity to live and conduct their studio practice in one of the world’s most significant art centers, Berlin, Germany.

The 2014-2015 Residency cycles are: July 15, 2014 - October 8, 2014, October 15, 2014 - January 8, 2015, January 15, 2015 - April 8, 2015, April 15, 2015 - July 8, 2015. Applicants must be able to attend during these dates but may specify their preferences in the application. Following the completion of the final artist residency, an exhibition of artworks made during the residency will occur in March 2016, at Blue Star Contemporary. More information about the Künstlerhaus Bethanien can be found at: www.bethanien.de/en/ . Four artists will be selected by a jury to participate in the 2014-2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Residency Program, based on their application consisting of a CV, letter of intent, and portfolio.

Eligibility: Candidates must: • Currently reside in Bexar County and conduct a significant portion of their artistic practice/outreach in San Antonio.

• Must have at least five years of relevant work experience and/or specialized arts training, such as a degree or certificate.

• Derive a portion of individual earned income from their artistic practice or areas related to their field or demonstrate a clear investment of time and resources into their artistic practice.

• Have professional portfolios that include publicly displayed and possibly published works.

Fees: • There is a $10 administrative fee for submitting your application. The fee is paid directly to Slideroom.

Other important information: • Applicants will be notified regarding the status of their submission on June 15, 2014.
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