Art League of Long Island Call for Entry

RESIDENT ARTIST MEMBERSHIP 2022-2023

  • | Start Date: 4/19/2022 12:00:00 AM (PT)
  • | End Date: 6/30/2022 11:59:00 PM (PT)
  • | Fee: $55.00 USD per 10
  • | Host: Art League of Long Island

OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS AT THE ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND

RESIDENT ARTIST MEMBERSHIP 2022-2023

The Resident Artist Membership is an opportunity for 4 Long Island based visual and interdisciplinary artists to develop their craft at the Art League of Long Island. Become a leader in a creative community that has thrived for over 65 years!

Utilize our state of the art studios and extensive offerings of classes to expand your skill set. This is a great opportunity for those artists who are interested in finding mentorship, learning a new medium, and developing the skills and confidence to teach. The Artist Residency Membership will culminate in the opportunity to teach a One Day Workshop that is open to the general public alongside Art League students and members. 

The Resident Artist Membership includes the following benefits:

  • 50 free hours of class time per semester- Participants will be able to attend up to 50 hours of instructed class time each semester for the duration of the Artist Resident Membership. Classes must reach minimum enrollment, and may not exceed maximum enrollment in order to be eligible for this offer. Resident Artist Members will be required to pay in full for additional instructed class time hours that exceed the provided 50 hours. 
  • Opportunity to teach a one-day workshop in the Fall of 2023- Use the education during your year of study at the Art League to design a one-day workshop that expresses your point of view and strengths as an artist through teachable skills. Resident Artist Members are encouraged to teach their Fall one-day workshops in the mediums they specialize while incorporating skills learned in their year of study.
  • Ability to Schedule use of Open Studio Hours- hours in which studios are unused. 
  • Free admission to ticketed Art League events and lectures
  • Access to the Lorraine Graves Grace Memorial Library- of over 2,500 art books.
  • Promotion of you and your work on the Art League website and social media
  • Free entry into the annual Member’s Exhibition at the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery- all members are guaranteed acceptance into this yearly exhibition.
  • Year-round use of strolling gallery to exhibit and promote work- pieces on display in the strolling gallery will cycle through each class semester.

The Resident Artist Membership is a one-year membership to the Art League of Long Island that lasts from September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023.

Non-refundable Application Fee: $55*

Application period: May 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

Applications may only be submitted online. See below for details.

Cost of artist residency for selected artists: $300**

Artists selected for the Resident Artist Membership will be expected to take on a  leadership role in community building at the Art League and integrate with our student body. Resident Artist Members will be required to:

  • Volunteer at the Art League for a minimum of 6 hours per month- Resident Artist Members are required to volunteer at the Art League for a minimum of 6 hours per month throughout their residency to build art-related skills in gallery planning, art business administration, social media management, and more. The application of volunteer hours will vary by month depending on what projects are being developed by the Art League administration.
  • Maintain a blog on the Art League website- Document your experience and growth as a Resident Artist Member here at the Art League - in class and beyond - through monthly blog posts. Share about your work, your process, and what you’ve been learning and creating.
  • Work toward teaching a one-day workshop- during the semester immediately following the completion of your membership (Fall 2023). This will include submitting a workshop proposal and drafting a syllabus.
  • Attend Resident Artist Membership meetings- (schedule TBD)

*Artists who are not selected for this exclusive opportunity will receive a one-year individual membership to the Art League of Long Island. Click here to find out more about membership benefits.

**Artist Residency fees do not include materials. The Art League does not provide living accommodations or private studios for Resident Artist Members

APPLICATIONS:

Applications may only be submitted online through Smarter Entry.

You will be asked to provide the following for the application:

  • ONE PDF document containing and artist resume or C.V. and the answers to the following questions in 250 words or less:
    • Statement of Practice (A brief description of your work and process)
    • Statement of Purpose (What do you hope to accomplish during your Artist Resident Membership?)
    • Preliminary Proposal for Workshop (The Resident Artist Membership culminates in the opportunity to teach a one-day workshop at the Art League of Long ISland. Do you have a potential workshop in mind? How would your voice as an artist translate into teachable content?)
  • Documentation of work (See guidelines below)

Please label all files with your last name, first name, and work number

(ex: Smith, Joe_01, Smith, Joe_02, Etc…)

Applicants can submit up to 10 works. Video works or video documentation of works have a maximum of 10 minutes, cumulatively. Vimeo or Youtube links to video works required.