About the Artist in Residence Program

The residency is open to MFA graduates from Fine Art programs programs across the world who have graduated in the last 5 years..

The next residency period runs from August 2018 through to May 2019.

Who can apply-

Artists who have graduated from an MFA in fine art or equivalent program between 2013-2018.

Fellows receive

  • 24-hour access to a shared studio
  • Furnished apartment
  • $30,000 Stipend
  • Rental car
  • Return plane ticket
  • Part-time teaching experience at VCUQatar
  • Exhibition in Doha, Qatar

Fellowship recipient responsibilities

  • Teach 1-2 classes per semester
  • Deliver a public lecture on your work
  • Produce a body of work for a solo exhibition

How to Apply

To apply, you will need to supply electronically:

  1. A 1-page Artist Statement 
  2. CV including address, phone, e-mail and website link if available
  3. Portfolio – Up to 15 images and documentation script. For video please include links to external video sites such as Vimeo.
  4. All of the above should be combined into 1 single PDF, no larger than 50 MB.
  5. You can send your application as an email attachment (attachment sending limit permitting) or through google drive or wetransfer

Applications should be sent to:

Rhys Himsworth, Director of Painting and Printmaking, VCUQatar
Email: trhimsworth@vcu.edu

Application Deadline : 01 April 2018

Please note: Only digital applications will be accepted.