As of July 14, 2011, the SFAI has moved to an online application process using Slideroom.
applications are not required but are STRONGLY preferred.
contact Residency Director, Katie Avery at (505) 424-5050 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unable to apply electronically.
Go to Slideroom and complete the electronic application and upload your materials.
will be asked to provide:
Statement: A brief description of your work (3,000 characters max).
Residency Proposal: A brief statement that outlines your
goals and what you hope to achieve during your residency (3,000 characters max).
current resume or CV (6,000 characters max).
Short narrative bio (1,000 characters max).
letters of recommendation (they are requested directly through the Slideroom
app). Recommendations should come from two sources that are familiar
with your work; former professors, colleagues, curators, museum directors,
editors, publishers, etc.
Work sample (see below):
Artist Support Materials Guidelines
10 digital images
Artists should submit a 5 minute segment
size, and medium of images
10 poems (15 page maximum)
10 pages of dialogue and 1 page synopsis of play
Screenwriting: 10 pages of dialogue and 1 page synopsis of script
Bynner Poetry Translators
No more than 10 published or unpublished poems that best support your
skills. No sample should be longer than five pages and excerpts are
acceptable. Samples may include original writings. If samples include
translations, include original language text and English translations
(together, these count as one poem).
All work should be typed, 12-point font size, and double-spaced.
Please include a cover sheet with your name, email address and title(s)
of the work(s).
(USD) processing fee
Applying as an Emergency Relief Resident
contact Residency Director, Katie Avery at (505) 424-5050 or email@example.com,
for information on applying as an ERR.
Residency Program Eligibility
Artists and writers over 25 years of age are eligible. Residencies
are intended as creative opportunities for visual artists and writers
in all genres and mediums. Artistic merit and promise are the basis
for selections. Mature and emerging artists are encouraged to apply.
A rotating panel of arts professionals review applications and supporting
materials. Final awards of residencies are at the discretion of
Collaborators may be accepted for a residency; however, both need
to submit separate applications along with a joint proposal.
Couples who are artists or writers may apply individually with the
understanding that one partner may be accepted and the other may
not. SFAI is unable to invite spouses or partners to accompany artists
in residence under any other circumstances.
After two calendar years have lapsed, previous residents may re-apply
for another residency by submitting a new application with new work.
Pets and children are not allowed at the SFAI Residency Program.