Davidoff Art Initiative Call for Application for Caribbean Artist 2016

Davidoff Art Initiative provides opportunities for artists from the Caribbean to live and work in different cities worldwide during three months. They are seeking applications from artists from the Caribbean Region for residencies taking place between June 2016 and December 2016.

Flora in Bogotá, Colombia (June – August) Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, New York (September – November); Atelier Mondial Basel, Switzerland (October to December).

Davidoff Art Initiative is intended for professional artists from the CaribbeanRegion with a minimum experience and recognition among their peers. Artists-in-residence are provided with accommodation and studio space, as well as a weekly stipend to offset the costs of materials, shipping, and day-to-day living expenses. Most travel expenses are also covered. Artists-in-residence are asked to do one public presentation, workshop, or similar event during their residency, as well as to write a final report at the end of their stay.

How to apply?

The online application and guidelines are available on our website and can be found on here. Applicants are requested to submit a single PDF including a CV, images of past work and a short proposal/letter of intent (300 words) regarding the residency and which residency you want to go.

Applications without specifying the residency on the application will not be taken into account. Once you started the application you cannot stop or change the information. Prepare first all the requested material on the first page, before you start.

Deadline: November 28, 2015

About Davidoff Art Initiative

Since 2013, the Davidoff Art Residency Program has been helping emerging artists to develop their skills, make connections within global networks, and earn exposure for their work. It serves as a conduit for professional mobility, cultural immersion, and creative exchange. It is the centerpiece of the Davidoff Art Initiative.

Each year, artists from the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean at large are selected to work and live in leading residencies worldwide: Residency Unlimited in Brooklyn, New York, United States; Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, Germany; the Red Gate Residency in Beijing, China; Atelier Mondial in Basel, Switzerland; and, Flora, in Bogotá, Colombia.

Please feel free to share this newsletter and information about the project with artists who may be interested in applying; we look forward to reviewing applications in the coming weeks.