Application

Townhouse residency applications are open year round, there are seasonal selection meetings upon studio availability.

Eligibility & Selection Process

Eligible for Townhouse Residency Program are artists with works-in-progress or with entirely new projects in the following artistic areas: visual art, painting, photography, performance, film-making, curating and writing practice. Townhouse Director and Residency Program Manager will make all admissions decisions; those decisions will be final. The selection process will take into consideration the originality and coherence of the project proposal, the quality of their creative work, project diversity.

Residents Obligations

Applicants are responsible for covering their studio, production and living expenses during the term of the residency, including food, travel to and from Townhouse, art materials and supplies, equipment rentals and studio fees.

Studio Spaces

There are ten studios. They each include a table and two chairs. There is a shared bathroom for all the studio residents. Each resident has access to the internet.  

Scroll down for application guidelines for International/Egyptian artists.


*International Applicants

*If you are a French National or French Resident visit the Partnership page.

Calendar

Each residency varies in length according to artists’ and project needs and generally lasts from one to six months. Residencies are scheduled by mutual agreement between accepted Artists-in-Residence and the Townhouse Residency Program Manager.

How to Apply

Fill out the Application Form. You will be required to upload the following:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Artist Statement; In one page or less, description of the applicant’s creative work, process, technique, and conceptual development.
    • Portfolio; A minimum of ten images of your work created within the last five years. All the images must be in one pdf. Please include a list with the image number, title, size, medium, and date of work. If you have video or Filmworks, add a link to the work with a screenshot image. For writers, two writing samples published within the last five years where you are the primary author (20-page maximum).
    • Letter of Intent; In one page or less, a brief description of applicant’s work or project to be completed while in residence and why are you interested in a Residency at Townhouse?

**Egyptian Applicants

Calendar

Each residency varies in length according to artists’ and project needs and generally lasts one year. Residencies are scheduled by mutual agreement between accepted Artists-in-Residence and the Townhouse Residency Program Manager.

Residents Obligations

Applicants are responsible for covering their studio, production and living expenses during the term of the residency, including food, travel to and from Townhouse, art materials and supplies, equipment rentals and studio fees.

How to Apply

Fill out the Application Form. You will be required to upload the following:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Artist Statement; In one page or less, description of the applicant’s creative work, process, technique, and conceptual development.
    • Portfolio; A minimum of ten images of your work created within the last five years. All the images must be in one pdf. Please include a list with the image number, title, size, medium, and date of work. If you have video or Filmworks, add a link to the work with a screenshot image. For writers, two writing samples published within the last five years where you are the primary author (20-page maximum).
    • Letter of Intent; In one page or less, a brief description of applicant’s work or project to be completed while in residence and why are you interested in a Residency at Townhouse?