To start an artist in residency program that will house at least one artist at Waubonsie State Park (WSP) to engage with the natural resources of the park through a visual arts lens. The artist will lead community events that will bring visitors to the park. The goal of the residency is to reach a broader audience of park-goers, thus increasing the number of visitors per annum and ultimately educating more people about the Loess Hills ecosystem.
Yearly Oct. 15 to April 15
3 to 6 months
Waubonsie State Park provides
Artist agrees to the following:
Application will be available soon.
$35 application fee applies.
About the Program
Waubonsie State Park awards approximately 6 residencies to artists from across the country and around the world per year. Residencies range from 1 month to 3 months in length. The artists work in a variety of media. Residency awards include living and studio space in Waubonsie State Park. The studio, which is approximately XXX square feet is an primitive cabin on site. The studio is outfitted with work tables, running water, and storage shelves. Limited handtools, a table saw, and painting easels are available. Upon request, artists can access the woodshop located onsite. This woodshop is equipped with XXX, a variety of XXX, and a select inventory of woodworking tools. Artists have access to a DNR vehicle to perform residency-related activities during their residency. Vehicle use will be approved and coordinated by the Park Manager. Details about the facility with photos can be found at XXXX. Artists are required to deliver at least one public program each month of their residency and to donate one piece of art to the park at the conclusion of their stay.