2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence Open Call for Applications

Arts + Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture at the University of Chicago invite applications for their joint 2018/2019 Artist-in-Residence Program (Nov 1, 2018–Aug 30, 2019).
Applications open: Monday, June 25, 2018
Apply via the UChicago Arts SlideRoom: uchicago.slideroom.com
Application due: Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:59PM CST

About the program

The artist residency is for Chicago-based artists, writers, thinkers, and collaboratives, with a preference given to artistic practices that:
  • Examine themes relevant to South Side communities both on and off campus
  • Encourage open, ongoing, and active community participation in culture-based collective transformation and change
  • Explore dimensions of ethnicity, race and racialized communities, anti-racism/racism, institutional manifestations of race, power and privilege
  • Privilege research methodologies as an integral part of the creative process 
  • Deepen understandings of race, class, gender, and sexuality, as well as their interconnections and implications

What you need to apply:

  • Curriculum vitae or résumé
  • Completed online application 
  • Work samples 
  • List of three professional references with contact information

Application procedure and guidelines:

  • Apply via the UChicago Arts SlideRoom page at uchicago.slideroom.com.
  • Applications must be submitted through the UChicago Arts SlideRoom page by the deadline specified above.
  • To submit a proposal, create a SlideRoom account, click on “2018/2019 APL/CSRPC Artist-in-Residence Program,” and complete the application. 
  • Supporting materials (photography, music, video, etc.) should be uploaded along with the application in your SlideRoom submission.
  • Please note that only those applications submitted through SlideRoom will be considered for the residency.
The University of Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status, and does not discriminate against members of protected classes under the law.


Contact Nikki Patin about submission guidelines at npatin@uchicago.edu.
Basic Info
Deadline Type: 
Deadline or Post Expiration: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Nikki Patin
Contact Email: 
Contact Address: 
301 E. Garfield Blvd.
Chicago  Illinois  60637
United States