Simone Leigh: Gone South
April 4-May 31, 2014
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) is pleased to request applications for 4 studio spaces in our Studio Artist Program, available with start dates from June 15 to August 1, 2014. They range from 224 to 755 sq ft, and range from $150 to $475 per month. We will be selecting the artists for all 5 studios at once and notify those chosen by June 1, 2014.
Studios include parking and utilities (water, electricity, HVAC, Wi-Fi), and are available for a 1-year lease with a possible 1-year option to renew up to 2 times, based on institutional review of program/facility needs. Maximum studio durations are 3 years total.
Emerging, mid-career, and established artists residing in the metro Atlanta area are invited to apply. The selection is made by a panel of ACAC board members, staff, and representatives from the Atlanta arts community. Selection criteria include a thoughtful and dedicated body of creative work in any media and professional activity (including exhibitions, public art, lectures, participation in symposia, curatorial work, critical reviews, etc.). Membership to ACAC is not a requirement to apply.
Include your name and complete contact info, on every page, in your application:
City, State, Zip
Best phone number to reach you
Answer ALL of the following questions on a separate page (two pages max) and include in application:
1. Describe your current work and direction.
2. Why would you like a studio at ACAC?
3. What do you hope to gain from being part of the Studio Artist Program?
4. In what ways are you involved in the Atlanta (or other) arts and culture scene?
Supporting Materials to include in application:
  1. Up to (but no more than) 6 images that best represent your current work, with files meeting these criteria:
    • File format: JPG
    • Resolution: 72 dpi
    • File size: 1000 pixels on largest side
    • File label: Number_Lastname_Firstname (example: 1_Smith_John)
  2. Image list, by number, including:
    • Title
    • Date
    • Media
    • Dimensions (height x length x width)
  3. Current Résumé or CV
  4. Video artists should send no more than one video clip, not to exceed 3 minutes in length and up to 5 image stills, with a corresponding image/video list (as indicated above). Video must be submitted as a link to vimeo or other link online.
E-mail all info and materials to, with the subject line “STUDIO ARTIST PROGRAM APPLICATION, 2014”
No hard copies and no phone calls please.
DEADLINE for submissions is 5:00pm, Monday May 26, 2014. Recipients will be notified by June 1st.
Incomplete applications or applications sent via hardcopy WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Be sure to tag ACAC when you post photos online!
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Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Major Support is provided by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Funding and support for this organization and its programs is provided in part by ART PAPERS, artsATL, Atlanta Foundation, Atlanta Magazine, Avalon Catering, Binders, BLDGS, BURNAWAY, Carriage Works, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Creative Loafing, CV Fine Art Services, Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, Five Guys, The Forward Arts Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Get This! Gallery, Aaron & Angel Goldman Family Foundation, Homrich Berg, Hotel Indigo, Knoll, Liz Lapidus Public Relations, LUBO Fund, MailChimp, Massey Charitable Trust, Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, Midtown Bowl, Octane Coffee Bar & Lounge, PennHouse Productions, Perennial Properties, Possible Futures, Real Estate Valuation, The Rich Foundation, Rosenthal & Kaplin, P.C., Tim & Lauren Schrager Family Foundation, The Tull Charitable Foundation, Vasser Woolley Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Marcia Weber Gardens to Love, Wells Fargo, The Willett Group of Janney Montgomery Scott, Winter Properties, WISH Foundation, Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia, and David, Helen and Marian Woodward Fund. 
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