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VISITING ARTIST RESIDENCY

Upcoming cycle: June 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014
Application deadline: May 1, 2014

About the Visiting Artist Residency:

The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space community. Each cycle, BAS offers one artist a free semi-private studio membership for six months in addition to exhibition opportunities at Trestle Gallery. The Visiting Resident Artist leads one art talk and one critique or workshop during the residency. 

*Please note: we do not provide housing

Application instructions:

1. Complete the application form found under "Memberships," above. Then click Apply! 
2. Email 8 jpeg images (750 pixels on the longest edge) of artwork, your c.v./resume, an artist statement, and contact information for three references to: r.hurt[at]brooklynartspace.org 
3. Please write “Visiting Artist Residency Application” in the subject line of the email

Current Visiting Artists: Sara Jimenez

Sara Jimenez was born in London, Ontario and raised in Bethesda, MD. She received her BA in Semiotics and Communication Theory at the University of Toronto with departmental honors in 2008. Jimenez moved to New York in 2007 and has been part of numerous group exhibitions at galleries including The Glasshouse, Rush Arts Gallery, and Strange Loop. In 2010 she received the New York for Better Neighborhoods Grant for a project based on work with the non-profit group Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment. In 2011, she was a contestant and finalist on Bravo’s Work of Art the Next Great Artist. In 2013, she received her MFA in Fine Art at Parsons The New School for Design. While in graduate school, she was the recipient of the New School University Merit Award and the Chaim Gross Scholarship. In addition to her individual work, Jimenez is part of two collaborative performance groups, Tatlo (with Jade Yumang and Michael Watson) and Redell & Jimenez (with Kaitlynn Redell). Summer 2013 Jimenez was invited to exhibit her collaborative work with Kaitlynn Redell at El Museo del Barrio's 7th Bienal, Here is Where We Jump. The two artists also participated in a residency at the Wassaic Project in June. Redell & Jimenez also participated in their first international exhibition in September at Museo Laboratorio - Ex Manifattura Tabacchi in Città Sant'Angelo (PE) Italy.