Announcements: Artist in Residency Program – The Gershwin, NYC

Artist in Residency Program – The Gershwin, NYC

(from the website)We have created an Artist-in-residence program (furnished with complimentary continental breakfast) to keep the artist alive so that art may live. As we believe that art goes with heart we want our laureates to welcome in their heart a place for the other endangered species: the children. We have included a children clause in the entry form.

We believe that your art will communicate its energy to the house and will affect people that will be surrounded by it.

PROGRAM PRIZES
There are no cash prizes for this event. All the laureates gain international exposure by being sponsored by us. Many PR efforts enable visibility and communication on the New York level as well as the international scene. Selection of the winners is by the vote from the jury (individuals actually involved in the arts!). The prizes consist of an offer of a room and a creative space that is shared with other creative persons for a specific amount of time (two weeks to three months). Services that are fundamental to the diffusion of creation are provided: a continental breakfast, fax and e-mail, exhibition space and vernissage and an occasional bottle of wine!

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The aim of the program is to provide an introduction to active artists, create interaction between artists worldwide, and offer a window to capture the vibrant energy of New York. The program is open to all artists international from the following categories:

1. Writing 2. Sculpting 3. Painting 4. Filming 5. Composing 6. Designing 7. Innovating 8. Dancing 9. Photographing

The choice of subject is unrestricted but in essence must be a creative piece in that the majority of the composition is created by the artist. The finalists’ entries will be on display on-line. The announcement of the winner or winners will be made twice a year (October 15th, February 15th). The winner or winners will have their project summary online.

One entry is allowed per artist. The entered project must be realized during the tenure. Each application is to include: 1. Completed entry form 2. Signed pledge to the children clause 3. A project definition with scope of work, time and length of desired stay 4. A picture 5. A personal biography

Copyright of entered artworks remains with the artist who agree to grant permission to the Artist-in-residence Program to use the submitted material in exhibits on the web sites or in the Gershwin Hotel. The artist permission to display the entry for the program cannot be reserved and its removal is entirely at the discretion of the Program Director. During its tenure the artist will have the obligation to create and communicate its process.

The artists represent and warrant that their material is owned by them and that they are free and clear of any liens or claims by a third party. Your information and art will not be sold or used anywhere outside the scope of the program.

No entries can be submitted unless the artist is in full agreement with the terms and conditions of the program.

ENTRY FEE
There is no entry fee

ENTRY FORM
http://www.gershwinhotel.com/english/site1.php [ go to the LOVE TAB and you will find it)

For additional information, email AIR@GershwinHotel.com

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