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Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the new venue 172 East 4th St. (East Village, NYC). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan is available here

Additional photos of the space can be found here.

Notes about this Space:

  • This space is available beginning in February, 2019.
  • The space will be provided raw, painted white, and will keep its flourescent lighting.
  • Approximately 2000 sq ft of exhibition space (separate artist studios in the rear).
  • Large bank of windows visible from street level on Avenue A. 
  • Great neighborhood & surrounding community interested in the arts.  

  
What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 20 public open hours per week. If you need help, we can connect you to a list of potential gallery sitters, but they must be paid at least minimum wage ($15/hr in NYC).
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.

  
 

Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the new venue 21 Greenwich Ave. (Greenwich Village, NYC). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan available here: https://chashama.org/user-content/asset-library/2019/01/14/21-greenwich-ave-gallery-web-res-4817.jpg

Notes about this Space:

  • This space is available beginning in February, 2019.
  • The space has been painted white and will be outfitted with track lighting.
  • The space is approximately 300sq ft of exhibition space.

  
What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing at least 20 public open hours per week. If you need help, we can connect you to a list of potential gallery sitters, but they must be paid at least minimum wage ($15/hr in NYC).
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.

  
 


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Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the venue 266 W. 37th St.  (Garment District, NYC). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan available here:   https://chashama.org/user-content/asset-library/2019/01/28/266-w-37-floorplan-2019-web-res-4827.jpg 

Notes about this Space:

  • The space is approximately 80sq ft of exhibition space with 9' of glass frontage.
  • In cold weather months, the roll gate must be closed nightly.
  • This space does not require gallery sitting, but can accommodate open hours.
  • Exhibitions in this space are visible to passersby 24 hours a day.

  
What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  
Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.

 


320 W 23 


Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the new venue 320 W 23rd St. (Chelsea, NYC). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11nYYL4WWuBU2kjGVXiFcRsXUrHYHK9B8/view?usp=sharing


Notes about this Space:

  • This space is raw (not white box). It will likely remain in a condition similar to  the photo above.
  • The space is approximately 2,200 sq. ft. of exhibition space.
  • This space is made up of a vestibule and three distinct rooms. The rooms include: front room with window onto 23rd St., interior-windowed booth, large windowless interior room.
  • The front room should be given special consideration, as it is visible to passersby and will be the best way to encourage walk-in traffic to the space. 
  • The space is outfitted with fluorescent lighting. No track lighting.
  • This space is ADA-compliant.

  
What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 20 public open hours per week. We can connect you to a list of potential gallery sitters, but they must be paid at least minimum wage ($15/hr in NYC).
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.

  
 


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Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This proposal form is specific to the new venue 37-18 Northern Blvd (Long Island City, Queens). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan is not yet available.
Photos of the space can be found here.

Notes about this Space:

  • Programming in this space will likely begin mid-April 2019. 
  • The space will be painted white. It will keep its fluorescent lighting and otherwise be provided raw.
  • Approximately 3,700 sq ft of exhibition space
  • Large windows visible from street level. Retail signage cannot be moved or covered. 
  • Freight Elevator accessible for load-in & load-out. 
  • Great neighborhood & surrounding community interested in the arts.  

  
What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires the submission of a PDF containing all work that will be shown in the space, for review by property management. This PDF does not need to be submitted unless proposal is selected for programming.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 20 public open hours per week. If you need help, we can connect you to a list of potential gallery sitters, but they must be paid at least minimum wage ($15/hr in NYC).
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials, tools, or technical equipment. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  
Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.


Rooney OBBP 


Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the venue One Brooklyn Bridge Park (actual address: 360 Furman St., on the waterfront side of the building). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  

Floorplan available here.


Notes about this Space:

  • This space is best suited to lively, interactive exhibits that will engage children, but anyone may apply.
  • Performance will only be considered if it includes a strong, visual component that will remain installed in the space for the duration of the time slot.
  • This space is available for 4-week time slots. 
  • The space is approximately 1,200 sq. ft. of exhibition space and a well-sized bathroom that doubles as storage.
  • The ceilings are approximately 10' at the highest point, and 8' at the lowest. Nothing may be hung from the ceiling or from any building fixtures, except with special permissions and planning.
  • The space is outfitted with track lighting and HVAC.

  

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 30 public open hours per week during warm weather months (15 hours during cold weather). We can connect you to a list of potential gallery sitters, but they must be paid at least minimum wage ($15/hr in NYC).
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. For group shows, include at least one image for each artist included.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.

  
 

Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program

  • Do you have a body of work or an exhibition idea that will be ready-to-go with very little notice (less than three weeks of preparation time)?
  • Do you have an exhibition idea that would work in a variety of different spaces?
  • Are you a problem-solver, excited, and eager to take on a challege?
  • Then this submission form may be for you!

Sometimes, we get brand new spaces and need an exhibition for them right away. Other times, a planned exhibition has to cancel at the last minute, and we have a great opportunity for the right person who is ready to jump on it. If you can "make it work," we'd love to work with you!

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Our spaces are ever changing, but can include storefront windows, raw spaces, and white box galleries.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • Submitting your proposal indicates that your exhibition is ready to be programmed, or will be ready by the preferred dates included in the proposal.
  • Space is granted for 1 to 4 weeks. Longer durations can occasionally be accommodated.
  • Most venues require a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Once programmed, exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 15-30 open hours per week (depending on the venue and season). This does not apply to performance artists or artists exhibiting in a window space or lobby.
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.


 Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • 5 images of recent work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal. If proposal is for an installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos.
  • Any black-out dates when you cannot have your exhibit.


Thank you for your interest in Chashama's Lobby Exhibition Program. 

Lobby proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be kept on file for two years as Chashama actively attempts to program them. 

Currently we’re looking for large paintings and framed photographs/other works on paper to be hung in lobbies throughout Midtown Manhattan. Lobbies include: 4 Times Square, 1155 Avenue of the Americas, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, 675 Third Ave, and 733 Third Ave.

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Pieces are on loan for a 3-4 month period.
  • All pieces should be family friendly.
  • Pieces should be at least 4 feet in width and 5 feet in height.
  • Work larger than 4'x5' is encouraged!
  • Pieces should be able to have d-rings easily attached to the back of them.
  • Artist should be available for a studio visit. 
  • All sales of work are made through the artist and not Chashama or the building. Artist keeps 100% of any sales.  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One Reference
  • Artist Biography
  • Artist Statement (1500 words or less)
  • 5-10 images of recent work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the artist statement
  • Preferred dates for presentation

Chashama Offers: 

  • Delivery & return of work in the NYC area.
  • Installation of work. 
  • Design and print for run of postcards.
  • Website listings and social media exposure.
  • Lobby reception if applicable at site. 

All questions and inquiries should be made directly to Chashama at programs@chashama.org and not the lobbies themselves.  

Applications for Space to Connect: Washington Heights are accepted on a rolling basis.


Thank you for your interest in Chashama's Space to Connect - Washington Heights program. 

Chashama in collaboration with Shamah Properties is offering Work Space to artists for free in exchange for creating and delivering dynamic educational and/or cultural programming for the residents of 535-539 West 162nd Street.  

Washington Heights based artists who are committed to practicing their art while also engaging, teaching and inspiring the local community are encouraged to apply.  Long term Washington Heights based artists receive priority in this program. 

About the Workspaces: 

•4 ground floor workspaces have been newly renovated  

•Each space includes windows and access to a bathroom 

•The workspaces are located at 539 West 162nd Street  

•The Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, NY Presbyterian Hospital, Colombia University Medical Centers, Word Up Bookstore and PS 4 are all nearby  

•Closest train stops - 163rd St (C) or 157th/168th St (1) 


About the Community Programming: 

•Each artist will offer 1 workshop per month, 12 per year 

•The workshops will be held in the lobby of 539 West 162nd Street

•Many residents speak Spanish as their primary language, so most workshops will be held either in Spanish or bilingually - English/Spanish. 

Required Materials: 

  • Resume or CV
  • 5-8 Images or video of recent work 
  • 3 professional references - name, contact information, and how you know each other 
  • Description of your artistic practice - include materials, methods, typical size of work, etc.  
  • Description of your past experience with creative community involvement (ex. teaching  experience, community work, public art with community participation, hosting workshops, hosting community events, etc.) Please include dates and locations if possible. 
  • Documentation of photos/videos you might have of your previous creative   community involvement. 
  • Description of your approach to artistic community work. 
  • Proposal for community programming.  A complete proposal will include (1) a clear description of your workshop/class/program ideas, (2) age ranges best suited for your program and (3) a brief materials list. 

Important things to note

• Proposed workshops should be able to work within the small lobby space available. There is room for a maximum of 3 folding tables but on average artists use just 1 or 2. 

• Visual arts workshops are best suited to this space and program.  There is very little space for dance, performance, theater, etc.

• Workshops should be designed for residents to drop into as they are available.   

• There is a very limited program budget, however access to Materials for the Arts is available.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to spacetoconnect@chashama.org if you have any issues or questions regarding this form.  We are happy to support you throughout the application process. 



Application Deadline: August 5th, 2019

Start Date: September 1st, 2019

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Thank you for your interest in Chashama's Space to Connect - Dunn Properties.  Chashama, in collaboration with Dunn Development Corporation, is offering Work Space to artists in exchange for creating and delivering dynamic educational and/or cultural programming for the residents of Dunn's supportive housing community. Bronx based artists who are committed to practicing their art while also engaging, teaching, and inspiring the local community are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual and long term Bronx based artists receive high priority in this program.   

About the Community Programming: 

  • Inside of Dunn's supportive housing apartment buildings, social service organizations CAMBA  and SUS facilitate community programming that engages residents of all ages.  
  • Artists will work closely with Chashama staff and either CAMBA or SUS Site coordinators to co-create and deliver arts programming at one site. 
  • Classes are embedded into existing CAMBA/SUS programming. Artists are not responsible for recruiting for or promoting their classes. 
  • Each artist will attend 1 in person meeting and host 2 art classes per a month.  Art classes will be scheduled with the residents schedules and the site's calendar in mind.   
  • The classes will be held at one of the locations listed below:
  1. Highbridge Overlook - 240 W 167th St. 
  2. Highbridge Terrace - 220 W 167th St.  
  3. Marcy Sheridan - 201 Marcy Place
  4. 1212 MLK Apartments - 1212 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd


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About the Workspaces: 

Visual Arts Workspaces

  • The 4 visual arts workspaces are located at 538 Claremont Parkway. 
  • Closest train stops - 170 St (4/B/D), 174 St (2/5) or Tremont (Metro North).  
  • Closest bus stops - the B11 and B15 both have stops right outside the entrance. 
  • The workspaces are located on the second floor and are accessed by a door with a rollergate and 1 flight of stairs.  
  • Work spaces vary in size. All have painted wood floors, wall space, and at least one window. 
  • There is a small communal bathroom, a slop sink, a refrigerator and a microwave inside the space. 
  • Space to Connect will have a small office at this site. 
  • To see photos and learn more about the work spaces click here.

Required Materials: 

  • Resume or CV
  • 5-8 Images or video of recent work 
  • 3 professional references - name, contact information, and how you know each other 
  • Description of your artistic practice - include materials, methods, typical size of work, etc. 
  • Description of your past experience with creative community involvement (ex. teaching experience, community work, public art with community participation, hosting workshops or community events, etc.) 
  • Photo/video documentation of your previous creative community involvement, if available
  • Description of your approach to artistic community work. 
  • Proposal for community programming.  A complete proposal will include (1) a clear description of your workshop/class/program ideas, (2) age ranges best suited for your program and (3) a brief materials list. 

Important things to note: 

• Access to Materials for the Arts (MFTA) and a limited program budget are available for workshop supplies. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to spacetoconnect@chashama.org if you have any issues or questions regarding this form. We are happy to support you throughout the application process.   

Applications are due August 5th, 2019 for a start date of September 1st, 2019. 

Application Deadline: August 18, 2019
Residencies Start: Sept. - Dec., 2019
 


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Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Connect - Fordham Plaza Application.

Chashama in collaboration with the Department of Transportation, is offering work & presentation space to artists in a highly visible location on Fordham Road. The building provides unobstructed floor to ceiling windows that let in a plethora of natural light, while the surrounding area is a hub for commuters, shoppers, & students alike. Your artwork will be exposed to a high volume of pedestrian traffic to admire, enjoy & be inspired by. 

Additionally, the Department of Transportation will host a series of events outside, in & around the plaza in which you will have the opportunity to participate.

In exchange for the free work & presentation space, and a small stipend, the artists will co-create and host arts activities for the public during the aforementioned outdoor events in the plaza.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

  • Each Space to Connect artist will organize and host free arts workshops to the public in Fordham Plaza. 
  • The arts workshops will be held in collaboration with a variety of organizations who will be hosting large events in the plaza. Some examples include The Fordham Plaza Green Market and The Bronx Book Fair.
  • The workshops will be held 2x a month, according to the dates of the events and will be thematically aligned with the hosting event. For example, a book binding activity would align well with the Bronx Book Fair.  



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 The space will be clean but raw. The window decals have been removed(see photo above). 

ABOUT THE WORKSPACE

  • Four (4) ground floor workspaces partially separated by modular walls
  • Each studio is window-facing with two available wall spaces 
    • Details: 6’ (w)  x 8’ (h); will support 125lbs at 44lb per hanging point
  • Access to a bathroom & slop sink
  • Located in Fordham Plaza
  • Space will be closed to the public, although the public can view from the outside. 
  • Nearby to Fordham University, New York Botanical Garden, Columbus Square, Bronx Public Library, Poe Park, as well as plenty of cafes and shopping centers.
  • Closest MTA train stop - B/D Fordham Road
  • Closest MTA Buses - Bx9, Bx12, Bx15, Bx17, Bx22, Bx41/ BK60,61,62X
  • Closest MetroNorth Stop - FordhamRoad stop on the Harlem, New Haven, and New Canaan Metro-North lines.  The station is located directly across the street.


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*Note - The purple lines correspond with the windows in the previous photos.  The blue lines indicate the location of the future freestanding walls. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bronx-based artist
  • Need or interest in working in a large open space, with minimal wall space
  • Comfort & willingness to co-create & host arts activities outdoors for the Bronx public
  • Commit to working mandatory number of hours in the studio, 5 hours per week
  • Comfort with working in a space that will be visible to the public 24/7
  • Artists are required to use the space as both show and work space. Each artist will receive a portion of the window space to show their work and a portion of the interior space as workspace. 

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • Resume or CV
  • Five to eight (5-8) images or video of recent work 
  • Three (3) professional references - name, contact information, and how you know each other 
  • Description of your artistic practice - include materials, methods, typical size of work, etc. 
  • Description of how you will display your work. 
  • Proposal of public arts engagement/workshop ideas 

Important things to note:

  • Access to Materials for the Arts (MFTA) and a limited program budget are available for workshop supplies. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to spacetoconnect@chashama.org if you have any issues or questions regarding this form. We are happy to support you throughout the application process.  

Applications are due August 18th, 2019 for a start date that could be as early as September or as late as December 2019.


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Application Deadline: January 10th, 2019

Residencies Start: Late January 2019


Exterior of 2323 Walton 



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dance studio 



Thank you for your interest in Chashama's Space to Connect - Fordham-Bedford program.

Chashama, in collaboration with Fordham-Bedford Housing Corporation, is offering free Work Space to artists in exchange for creating and delivering dynamic educational and/or cultural programming for the residents of the Fordham-Bedford community. 

Bronx based artists who are committed to practicing their art while also engaging, teaching, and inspiring the local community are encouraged to apply. Long term Bronx based artists receive priority in this program. 


About the Community Programming: 

  • Fordham Bedford Community Services has several existing community programs that engage community members of all ages, including dedicated classes for children and seniors. Artists work closely with Chashama staff and Site coordinators to co-create and deliver arts programming at one site. 
  • Each artist will provide a series of art classes, roughly one per week and according to the specific site’s calendar. 
  • Classes are embedded into existing programming. Artists are not responsible for recruiting or promoting their classes. 
  • The classes will be held at one of the locations listed below:
  1. Serviam (Supportive Senior Housing) 321-325 East 198th Street
  2. Refuge House (After School Program - Ages 7-18) 2715 Bainbridge Ave. 
  3. Concourse House (Specialized After School Program for children who live at the Concourse House Shelter - Ages 6-10) 2751 Grand Concourse
  4. Walton (After School Program - Ages 7-14) 2270 Walton Avenue
  5. West Farms (After School Program - Ages 7-14) 1 West Farms Square Plaza

About the Workspaces: 

Visual Arts/Writing Workspaces

  • The visual arts/writing workspaces are located at 2323 Walton Ave, BX, NY 10468
  • Closest train stops - 183rd St (4) or 182nd/183rd St (B,D) 
  • Work spaces vary in size. All have linoleum floors, wall space, and at least one window. 
  • There is a small kitchen with a sink, refrigerator and microwave inside the space as well as a communal bathroom which has a slop sink.
  • The Bronx Community College, Lehman College, Monroe College, Fordham University, The Hall of Fame for Great Americans, the Aqueduct Walk, and several parks are all nearby .
  • To see photos and learn more about these work spaces click here.

Dance Studio Workspace

  • The dance studio workspace is located inside of Serviam, 321-325 East 198th Street. 
  • Closest train stops - Kingsbridge Road or Bedford Park Blvd (B, D, 4) 
  • The dance studio is 15'x20' in size, and is equipped with a hardwood floor, ballet bars and floor to ceiling mirrors on two sides.
  • In addition to the workspace, you will also have access to an intimate theater for performances that seats 76 audience members. 
  • The New York Botanical Garden, Lehman College, Fordham University, Academy of Mt. Ursula, and Mosholu Parkway, Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division and Children’s Hospital are all nearby.
  • To see photos and learn more about this dance studio click here.

Required Materials: 

  • Resume or CV
  • 5-8 Images or video of recent work 
  • 3 professional references - name, contact information, and how you know each other 
  • Description of your artistic practice - include materials, methods, typical size of work, etc. 
  • Description of your past experience with creative community involvement (ex. teaching experience, community work, public art with community participation, hosting workshops or community events, etc.) 
  • Photo/video documentation of your previous creative community involvement, if available
  • Description of your approach to artistic community work. 
  • Proposal for community programming.  A complete proposal will include (1) a clear description of your workshop/class/program ideas, (2) age ranges best suited for your program and (3) a brief materials list. 

Important things to note: 

• Access to Materials for the Arts (MFTA) and a limited program budget are available for workshop supplies. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to spacetoconnect@chashama.org if you have any issues or questions regarding this form. We are happy to support you throughout the application process. 


Application deadline is January 10th,2019 for residencies starting in late January 2019. 

Chashama is seeking submissions from Long Island City artists to exhibit their work in a window art box at the sales gallery of the GALERIE, a new luxury condominium (22-22 Jackson Ave, Long Island City). The art box is conveniently located across the street from MoMA PS1. Artists will have their work on display for 4 month periods and receive a stipend. Similar to our lobby program, Chashama will deliver, install, and return the work to the artist's studio in the LIC area. 

 

Measurements of the space are as follows:

  • 7'2" wide
  • 11'8" tall
  • 2'7" deep 
LIC GALERIE FLOORPLAN  



 What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Only Long Island City artists will be considered. 
  • This is a paid opportunity.
  • All pieces should be ready to hang (paper works should be framed, canvases should be wired.)
  • One or more pieces may be selected to exhibit.
  • Pieces are on loan for a 4 month period.
  • All pieces should be family friendly.
  • Pieces should be at most 3 feet in width and 4 feet in height.
  • Artist should be available for a studio visit. 
  • All sales of work are made through the artist and not Chashama or the building. Artist keeps 100% of any sales. 


 Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • Artist Biography (100 words at most)
  • Artist Statement (1500 words or less)
  • 5 or more images (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the artist statement
  • Preferred dates for presentation


 Chashama Offers: 

  • Delivery & return of work in the LIC area. 
  • Installation of work. 
  • Website listings and social media exposure.


 All questions and inquiries should be made directly to Chashama at programs@chashama.org and not the building itself. 



Matawan  



Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Create Program.

We have two studios available in our Matawan, New Jersey space, which is a short walk from the Aberdeen-Matawan NJ Transit Station.  This space is newly rennovated and is situated next to a beautiful lake. 

Address:  58-60 Main Street Matawan, NJ 07747
 

Images & floorplan of the space can be found here.

Available studios are  

#2A: 239 sqft/$290

#3: 285 sqft/$350


 About the Space:

  • 24 Hour Access
  • Air Conditioning/Heating 
  • Slop Sink 
  • Track Lighting 
  • Doors
  • WIFI
  • Rotating Exhibition Space for Gallery shows 
  • Artist Community 

  

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Time period: Due to the temporary nature of Chashama's spaces, all workspace agreements between the artist and Chashama are month to month. Nevertheless, Chashama has held workspaces in some locations for over ten years. Artists in good standing with Chashama have the option to renew their workspace annually, or withdraw from the program at any time after giving one month's notice.
  • Additional costs: All workspaces require a refundable $300 deposit.
  • Prohibited Materials and Processes: Some materials and processes are not suited to our spaces. Please see this PDF for a list of prohibited materials and processes; this list is subject to change, with warning.
  • Eligibility: You must be 18 years or older to apply, be a U.S. Citizen, or have a valid visa longer than 6 months.
  • Work Samples:  Samples must reflect the work you’re proposing to do in the studios.
  • Chashama's workspaces are not live-work or storage space. Also, workspaces are not transferable to other artists.  
  • Organizations: if your organization wishes to apply on behalf of an artist for a workspace, please designate one person as the applicant on behalf of the organization.
  • Groups: two or more collaborative artists may apply together to share a space.
  • Chashama is a community; we request that our Space to Create artists support Chashama by engaging with us on social media and sharing their contact list.

  

Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • A description of your art-making materials
  • Your studio needs
  • Artist Statement (1500 words or less)
  • 5 images of recent work (.jpg, .png, .tiff: these may be stills from video work). If submitting video work, please link to externally hosted videos.

  


Just Being Polite 


Thank you for being part of Chashama North 2018 Artist in Residence program.

We are so looking forward to reconnecting and seeing your work! 

Happy to announce Chashama North OPEN CALL for both 

  • curated group show,
  • solo show award,

Please read all the notes about both applications, before submitting your proposal.

When:

  • group show: late summer or early autumn 2019
  • solo show: early or late autumn 2019

Where:

Both the solo show and group shows are presented at Chashama’s Space to Present Program in New York City. Since the nature of chashama spaces is donor driven, the gallery will be allocated on availability and suitability. See previous ChaNorth show: https://www.chanorth.com/exhibitions

Who is eligible to apply:

  • 2018 ChaNorth Alumni Artists in Residence , artists in all creative fields, including but not limited to visual arts, choreography, writing, music composition, and performance.

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for providing materials for the installation and for the deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide any special hanging materials or tools. We will hang your work and deinstall it if you are not able to attend yourself the installation.
  • Please note: as a non-profit we are not able to cover the cost of shipping to and from the gallery. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration. If you are available, please help us to restore and clean the space.
  • The exhibition needs to be invigilated, please indicate if you think you will be available to gallery sit. Gallery sitting is not a criteria of selection but its good for us to know of your availability.
  • Proposals for opening reception/additional dates performance ( dance, sound, performance, reading...etc )   
  • The work you are putting forward, does not need to be the work you have created during your ChaNorth residency. 

Materials You Will Need For Applying: 

  1. 5 images/video of available work: title, dimensions/duration, materials, years, price
  2. 250 words, combined bio + artists statement 
  3. Installation instruction, material and tool need, electricity outlet, 
  4. performance ( dance, sound, performance, reading )  proposal for opening 
  5. availability if any: install, opening night, deinstall, gallery sit, cleaning up, 

Please email peter@chashama.org  if you have additional questions.

Chashama