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Application: SFAI Residency

Please read the Residency Information page before beginning your application. Use the process described on this page if you are applying for a general residency or the Emerging Artist Fellowship. For other residencies, visit the Residency Information page or Fellowships page.

SFAI uses an online application process using Slideroom. Mail and email applications are not accepted. Please contact Residency Program Manager, Nina Elder at (505) 424-5050 or nelder@sfai.org if you have questions about the application process.

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Go to Slideroom and complete the electronic application and upload your materials.

You will be asked to provide:

Artist Statement: A brief description of your work (3,000 characters max).

Residency Proposal: A brief statement that outlines your goals and what you hope to achieve during your residency (3,000 characters max).

A current resume or CV (6,000 characters max).

Short narrative bio (1,000 characters max).

Two letters of recommendation (they are requested directly through the Slideroom app). Recommendations should come from two sources that are familiar with your work; former professors, colleagues, curators, museum directors, editors, publishers, etc.

Work sample (see below):

Visual Artist Support Materials Guidelines

10 digital images
Video Artists should submit a 5 minute segment
Title, size, and medium of images

Writer Support Materials

Writing Samples:

Fiction: 10 pages
Non-Fiction: 10 pages
Poetry: 10 poems (15 page maximum)
Drama: 10 pages of dialogue and 1 page synopsis of play
Screenwriting: 10 pages of dialogue and 1 page synopsis of script