STUDENT SUMMER FELLOWSHIP

Student Summer Fellowship

Leadership and support opportunities

STUDENT SUMMER FELLOWSHIP

Our Student Summer Fellowship supports emerging artists who are currently enrolled in an academic program or recently graduated, with full access to our studio and tools. Student Summer Fellows receive waived residency fees, a $250 one-time reimbursement for material purchases, and access to mentorship from their department fellow.

FELLOWSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Student Summer Fellows should be enrolled in an academic program OR graduated within 24 months of the application deadline. Fellows should demonstrate an eagerness to learn, and a desire to be part of a diverse community.

This opportunity is available for students working primarily in ceramics, jewelry, metals, or foundry.

Student Summer Fellows contribute 15 hours of volunteer work per month within their department.

RESIDENCY INFO SESSION

Join us on Wednesday, March 31st, from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm for a streaming information session regarding the upcoming residency season. This session will be live via zoom and will be hosted by Islay Taylor, the Associate Director of the Steel Yard. She’ll discuss the benefits and expectations of the residency program, and answer any questions you might have. Register for the info session here.

RESIDENCY PERIOD

June 1 – August 31, yearly

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 2, 2021

HOW TO APPLY

Read and review the Resident Program Handbook for complete guidelines & expectations.

Questions? Please reach out to residency@thesteelyard.org for assistance. 

In order to apply please be prepared to provide: 

  • Current CV/resume
  • Ten digital images of recent work and an image list
  • A brief artist bio, written in the third person
  • A narrative statement outlining how you’ll use your time in our studio
  • One reference that can speak to your artistic merit
APPLICATION

STUDENT SUMMER FELLOWSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION (Coming soon!)

The Steel Yard is committed to diversity and inclusion. It is the policy of the Steel Yard that there shall be no discrimination with respect to the selection of the artist in residence because of race, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, gender, age, physical limitations or military status.