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Monday, July 26, 2010

Spark Box Studio Fall/Winter Residency Award

Beginning your career as an emerging artist can be tough, which is why
Spark Box Studio is offering FREE RESIDENCIES to fine art students
and emerging artists. This residency opportunity is a unique way for young
and emerging artists to cultivate new ideas, access a rich library of arts
resources, learn about career-building opportunities, and develop an
understanding of the art world from a business perspective.

About the Award
Four emerging artists will receive a one-week residency, 10 will receive
a two day residency and 30 will receive one day at our Open Studio
in Prince Edward County. The selected applicants will be given studio
space to work in as well as access to Spark Box Studio's equipment and
resources. Here they can learn about printing techniques, focus on their
own projects and have access to career guidance from local community
members. Applicants staying at Spark Box Studio will given living quarters
at the Spark Box residency. The residency offers shared kitchen and
bathroom with private bedrooms (food will not be provided).
Applying for the Residency Award gives artists the opportunity to practice
an essential business skill in the art world: the application process.

How Do I Apply?

Any emerging artist living in Ontario, between the ages of 19-29, is invited
to apply for the Spark Box Studio Residency Award.
Awards will be made based on the quality and completeness of the
applications. Applicants will be juried by a group of artists and
local business leaders.
Apply by Sept. 31, 2010 to be considered for the Award.
Every applicant will be offered a 10% discount off the regular price of our
Open Studio, Workshops or Residency Program.

For the application click here Residency Award Application
Please note:
There is a $15.00 entry fee which can be paid through the paypal. This fee
contributes to the cost of processing your application.
The Residency Awards are valid until December 30th, 2010. The
Residency Award is open to all emerging artists resident in Ontario (non-
students and students) aged between 19 and 29.

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