The Terra Summer Residency Fellowships 2022 are now accepting applications. The Terra Summer Residency is an interdisciplinary program for Ph.D. academics and artists from all around the globe.
The curriculum supports autonomous research for dissertations and creative projects, as well as themed seminars on contemporary problems in American art, visual and material culture, and artistic practice.
Mentoring from renowned academics and artists, as well as guest lectures from art professionals, are available to encourage contemplation on more egalitarian, inclusive, and sustainable approaches.
The Terra Foundation supports intellectual and creative initiatives that question and widen conceptions of American art, as well as efforts that change or complicate how the narrative of American art is conveyed.
They encourage projects that reflect a commitment to inclusive and equitable research and creative practice, generate new scholarship and interpretive frameworks, use critical methodologies and innovative models, and/or engage diverse partners and audiences in order to expand the histories of American art.
They foster interest in and initiatives that allow for cross-cultural conversation because of the program’s international and multidisciplinary orientation.
Funding of Terra Summer Residency Fellowships
Terra Summer Residency participants get the following benefits in addition to housing and meals:
- A $5,000 stipend (plus $300 for materials purchase) is provided to artists.
- A travel contribution (up to $500 for those going from Europe, up to $1,200 for those traveling from the United States and Canada, and up to $1,500 for those traveling from other places) is also available.
Eligibility of Terra Summer Residency Fellowships
- Candidates from all around the globe are encouraged to apply.
- Applicants may be one of the following
- Doctoral candidates from all disciplines researching American art and visual culture (for example, African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Arab American Studies, Art History, Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Curatorial Studies, Disability Studies, English, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Global Asian Studies, History, Latinx Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Migration Studies, Museum and Exhibition Studies, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
- Except for architecture and commercial film/animation, all forms of visual art are eligible.
- Candidates who are currently working on their dissertations are especially encouraged to apply.
- At the time of application, artists must have a Master of Fine Arts, another master’s degree, or its equivalent.
Applicants to the Terra Summer Residency will be judged on several factors, including:
- the project’s relevance and awareness of current concerns in the field of American art and artistic practice; the project’s contribution to sharing expansive narratives of American art, including through cross-cultural perspectives; the project’s contribution to sharing expansive narratives of American art, including through cross-cultural perspectives; as well as the clarity of thought and writing
- the project’s feasibility in terms of its timeline, work plan, and goals
- samples of prior work, defined as the applicant’s previous work or studies’ aesthetic or academic originality and rigor, as well as their previous creative and intellectual successes
- capacity to contribute to a collegial, multicultural, and multidisciplinary community by the applicant
All candidates must be competent in English since the program’s working language is English; knowledge of French is a plus but not necessary.
- Doctoral Scholars Online Application Form
- Artists’ Online Application Form
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Deadline: January 17, 2022