COPE NC Artists-in-Residence Project Brooklyn New York

COPE NYC is pleased to announce its second Artist-in-Residence Program at the Acumen Capital Partners LLC Building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The Project: In the Spirit of CREATIVE REUSE, artists will be turning reusable materials into artworks.

Residency Dates: September 27 through November 3 2017

Location: Acumen Capital Partners LLC is situated at the crossroads of Williamsburg - the epicenter of Brooklyn, home to Bedford Stuyvesant historic brownstones, and a hub for talent including the popular new music performance venue, National Sawdust. Acumen is host to over 150 businesses which include: Artists, Designers, Media, Music, Entrepreneurs, Hi-Tech, Fashion, Film, Education, Office, Distributors, Retail, Non-Profits, and Food Companies. 

Free Materials: COPE NYC is in partnership with Materials for the Arts, which is opening its doors to the artists in residence to make art from reusable materials. All work is about creative reuse; no purchase of materials is necessary.

Application Deadline: September 15th. Submit the following information to COPE NYC Director Vida Sabbaghi

·       Participating College

·       Professor’s name, telephone number, email address, address

·       Participating Artists telephone number, email address, address

Guidelines: Once materials are picked up, submit a Group Project Proposal, Maximum 300 words and sketch of what you will create. The artist-in-residence must be dedicated to civic engagement. There will be opportunities to share their work with the museum professionals, gallerists, collegiate institutions with strong art departments, art associations, and the community. To share the dynamics of this project with the community a drop box for all participating parties that are involved will be created to post images and or video clips. It is important all contributing artists submit documentation to show the vitality of this project.

*For artists who are not using materials from Materials for The Arts and plan to bring their own materials, please put that in the proposal along with the medium you will be using. The residency provides a free space, open to studio visits during specific times, 24/7 access, materials obtained from Materials for the Arts. The artist-in-residence must bring their own tools. All tools to be used must be listed so that the building and COPE NYC can be made aware in advance. Sign in sheet will be available. The artist-in-residence are required to exhibit their finished work in mid-November at the Acumen Capital Partners LLC Building. Artists-in-residence are responsible for their materials. COPE NYC.