Artists-in-Residence Open Call for Bemis Center

Apply for the Spring/Summer 2020 Artists-in-Residence opportunity at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE. Some background and pertinent info can be found below:

RESIDENCY SESSIONS:
January 22–April 17, 2020
May 20–August 14, 2020

Total Artists Selected: 20 (10 artists per residency session)

Deadline: May 17, 2019 by 11:59 PM CST
Notifications to all applicants will be made via email on August 15, 2019.

For nearly four decades, Bemis Center’s core mission has been to provide artists from around the world dedicated time, space, and resources to conduct research and to create new work across conceptual, material, performative, and social practices. The independently driven atmosphere and communal environment encourage creative growth, experimentation, confrontation of challenges, and cultivation of new ideas. To date, nearly 900 artists have participated in the residency program.

Bemis offers artists-in-residence unmatched technical guidance, access to interns, and an established network of resources. Participants have the opportunity to create networks, collaborate, and share their work with fellow artists-in-residence, organizational partners, and the public. Bemis Center is also currently building an alumni program that will further extend ongoing artist support.

More information about the residency, including application, can be found here.

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