(NEWARK, NJ) -- Gallery Aferro's Studio Residency Open Call is back with opportunities for multiple artists seeking to move into their own dedicated studio in the heart of Newark's downtown district. You have 1 month to apply for one of their large workspaces designed to support artists unafraid to take risks, in a creative enclave within the dense cultural, architectural, and historical backdrop of NJ’s largest city. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 11:59pm.
Here is a breakdown of the Open Calls currently ready for your application. All can be found at aferro.org/current-open-calls
Aferro Studios Residency - This open call is for artists and writers working in almost any media, who would like to continue their creative practice in an urban studio residency in downtown Newark, NJ. The residency is a 6-month rotation with a monthly fee of $295, and the possibility of renewal after the initial term. Collectives are welcome to apply, and there are no geographical restrictions.⠀
Sustainable Arts Fellowship Residency (Fully Funded Residency for Artists who are Parents) - Thanks to the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Gallery Aferro offers this open call to all artists or writers that are parents and would like to continue their creative practice in a free workspace studio for 6 months, with a $1,000 stipend and bespoke solo programming opportunities within the vibrant context of Gallery Aferro and Newark, NJ.
Lynn and John Kearney Fellowship for Equity (Fully Funded Residency for Women Artists of Color) - This fellowship is in support of gender-based, racial and economic justice is open to Women Artists of Color of any age, and will cover all workspace studio costs of 6 months each for 2 artists annually, along with a stipend of $1,000 and bespoke solo programming opportunities within the vibrant context of Gallery Aferro and Newark, NJ. ⠀
All applications are due by 11:59pm on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Gallery Aferro is located at 73 Market Street in Newark, New Jersey. They are committed to pushing the limits of what an alternative arts space can and should be — from their gallery exhibitions to their studio residency program to their digital humanities initiatives to their internship program.