ASTORIA — Astoria Visual Arts seeks applications from local artists interested in working in a rent-free studio May 1 through Aug. 30.
The application deadline is midnight , Saturday, April 22; the notification of selection will take place Saturday, April 29.
Successful candidates are provided with one of two studios available in the Astoria Downtown Historic District, free of charge, for a four-month residency beginning May 1.
The AVA a-i-r Program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and professional growth of local artists. Residency finalists are chosen on the basis of merit by an independent selection panel of working artists and arts patrons. Past applicants are encouraged to reapply with an updated portfolio and statement reflecting updates and changes.
To apply online, visit http://www.astoriavisualarts.org/ava-a-i-r.html.