Are you a working artist interested in 2023 public art opportunities? Is The Avenue Concept new to you or are you new to us?
Local Artists in Residence program goals:
Showcase local RI and regional artists prominently in the city of Providence.
Support and invest in individuals at the cutting edge of their fields, whose work will impact the cultural landscape at large.
To encourage artists to explore their ideas and work within the context of public art in Rhode Island and creatively challenge themselves.
Create a platform for local artists’ voices in our working community.
Actively engage the community around TAC.
Weybosset Facade Frontside Residency Overview:
-Complete a mural at 35 Weybosset St., Old Providence National Bank Facade
-Surface to be painted: 5 panels measuring roughly 7’10”x12’ each
-The completed mural will remain for a period of at least 10 months and should be completed within 7-10 days.
-Artist(s) receives a single stipend of $1000.
-Materials (of value up to $500) will be supplied by TAC.
-Access to Montana Gold spray paint at discounted prices during the residency.
-Sketches and concept will be reviewed and approved by TAC.
-Conception and installation will take place over the period of 1 month between August-September.
-Cross promotion between the artist and TAC on social media.
-TAC will document the residency and process with photos and possibly video and release these through various channels. The content will also be available to the artist.
-TAC will supply an area for the artist to work and creatively challenge themselves.
-BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, and Women identifying artists are strongly encouraged to apply.
Requirements to apply:
Artist must be at least 18 years old
Artist must be located within 1.5 hours of Providence
Able to commit to at least 1 week of solid work on site completing the mural
Submit a brief biography and artist statement
Supply 5-10 hi-res images of individual previous work with a focus on outdoor work. Jpeg or pdf is acceptable
Submit a proposal for the final mural including a sketch/rendering and description
You may consider a modest donation — however much you can afford, when it comes from the heart, it’s the kind of gesture that makes us warm with appreciation.
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