Resident Artist in the Metalsmithing & Jewelry

Lillstreet Art Center of Chicago has an opening for a Resident Artist in the Metalsmithing & Jewelry department to start January 1, 2012 (or earlier) and end August 31. Residents will be selected by a panel including department heads & directors.

Lillstreet Art Center offers Artist Residencies in all departments and encourages interdisciplinary work.

Residencies includes work space in our classroom studios, free classes, learning and teaching opportunities, basic materials & firings, and a monthly stipend for additional materials or personal use.  Residents are expected to be present and at work in their department 20 hours each week. When in the studio, residents are expected to be available to work and interact with students and artists while working on their own artwork. Residents are expected to perform up to eight hours of work for the department on a weekly basis (specific tasks vary by department but may include tasks such as kiln loading, inventory control, teaching assistance, etc…).

To apply, please submit the following on-line at

• 10 images of work completed in the last 3 years
• Résumé/CV
• Artist Statement
• Personal statement that covers what you hope to accomplish personally and hope to bring to the
Lillstreet community during your residency. What are your specific skills and qualities that make you
a good fit for the Lillstreet Residency Program?
• Names and contact info of three references.
• $15 application fee


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