Generator offers its competitive Artist-in-Residence program to artists, designers and entrepreneurs to help advance and realize innovative new ideas.
Artists-in-Residence receive a studio, stipend and access to Generator's 8,000+ square foot co-working/fabrication space in the heart of Burlington, Vermont's South End Arts District. Generator awards 6 Artists-in-Residence per year through a rolling application process.
Provided by Generator:
Artists-in-Residence receive 4 months free membership valued at $95/month.
Artists-in-Residence receive a semi-private 8'x8' studio for 3 months.
Artists-in-Residence receive funding to use towards educational opportunities at Generator and/or materials.
$600 in credit to Tool Trainings
$500 in Material stipend *
participants must provide receipts*
Following the appropriate trainings, Artists-in-Residence have 77 hour/week access to fully equipt metal, wood, jewelry, micro-electronics and rapid-prototyping facilities.
Artists-in-Residence have access to a 300+ member community consisting of engineers, developers, crafts professionals and entrepreneurs.
Housing is not provided.
Expectations of Artists-in-Residence:
Artists-in-Residence are expected to present a summary of their project to members following their residency period.
Artists-in-Residence are expected to take the appropriate trainings during their month of membership preceding their residency period.
Artists-in-Residence are expected to use their stipends for educational opportunities at Generator and/or materials.
Artists-in-Residence are expected to work independently.
Artists-in-Residence are expected to work onsite as much as possible to realize their project and to build community at Generator.
Application and Selection:
The online application requests potential Artists-in-Residence contact information, a project proposal (500 word maximum), 5 images of relevant past work, and a C.V with two professional references.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed quarterly.
Applications from outside the Generator community are highly encouraged.
Proposals are evaluated for their innovation, their use of Generator resources, their feasibility, and their potential for positive social impact.
Accepted applicants will receive notification of selection by email. Selected Artists-in-Residence will have 72 hours to accept the offer; afterward the offer will be extended to the runner up. The offer will include proposed residency dates.
If you have questions about the maker in residence program please email Sam Graulty - firstname.lastname@example.org