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Applications Now Open for Spring/Summer 2024 Border Art Residency
November 15, 2023
Applications Now Open for Spring/Summer 2024 Border Art Residency

Creativity fuels our community and the Border Art Residency, a project of the El Paso Community Foundation, is seeking a new resident artist for Spring/Summer 2024. The deadline to apply is January 1, 2024.

The Border Art Residency provides the selected artist a living/studio space in El Paso, Texas for a period of time to cultivate their creativity. Resident artists are provided with a fully furnished living/working space, a monthly stipend, and paid utilities.

The next open residency period is from March 1 to August 24, 2024. Applications will be accepted until January 1, 2024. The selected artist will be notified by February 1, 2024.

Through a partnership with Philosophic Systems Institute (PSI), visiting artists will be able to share their art and stimulate dialogue with the El Paso community through a variety of programs and projects. The resident will be able to choose which program or programs they engage with as they connect and learn more about the El Paso borderland.

Selection of the artist is made by a panel of nationally recognized artists and arts professionals. Because the selection committee members are far-removed from each other, we request that the application be submitted digitally via email. Photos of artwork should be 300 DPI JPEGS and sent with the email application.

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You can learn more about Matthew Villarreal, artist Resident for Spring/Summer 2023, here.

The Border Art Residency, a project of El Paso Community Foundation, enables artists to pursue their craft without the worry of immediate sales or an outside job to pay for housing expenses.

Artists selected for the program are able to achieve a greater degree of personal growth by concentrating on individual goals. They also share progress with local students, educators and the public. The Residency offers a living/studio space in the heart of the El Paso, Texas historic Five Points neighborhood.

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