Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Fordham Plaza 2020 Application

3 Presentations will be installed January 2020 - June 2020. 


Presentations Start: January 2020

Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis. 

Deadline to Apply:  January 31st, 2020



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Chashama in collaboration with the Department of Transportation, is offering exhibition 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.

We are currently looking for compelling window installations that will be curated into three group presentations between January 6, 2020 and June 30, 2020. Artwork will be exposed to a high volume of pedestrian traffic to admire, enjoy & be inspired by.
 

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ABOUT THE EXHIBITION SPACE

  • Located directly in Fordham Plaza
  • Exhibition windows are approximately 11'5'' tall
  • The Space is closed to the public, so the installations will be outward facing
  • There is access to a bathroom & slop sink inside the space
  • Near to Fordham University, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Public Library, Poe Park, as well as plenty of cafes and shopping centers.
  • Closest MTA train stop - B/D Fordham Road
  • Closest MetroNorth Stop - Fordham Road station on the Harlem, New Haven, and New Canaan Metro-North lines is located directly across the street.

 

 REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • CV 
  • Artist Bio (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (1500 words or less) 
  • Brief Presentation Proposal 
  • 5-10 images or video of recent work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the artist statement
  • Two (2) 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


 Important things to note:

  • Installations will be on display for a 2 month period.
  • All pieces should be family friendly.
  • 3-4 Artists or Collectives will participate per exhibit.
  • Ideally, installation should either fill an entire window or make use of the window height.
  • Artists must be available to install their work.
  • Presentations will be organized by independent curator Laura James.
  • Artists should be available for a studio visit. 
  • Exhibitors keep 100% of the price for any work sold in the space. Inquiries and all sales of work are made through the artist.  Inquiries/Sales are not managed by Chashama, Laura James or the NYC DOT.  
  • Access to Materials for the Arts (MFTA) is available on a limited basis
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays. Chashama does not provide art transportation, hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space in the same condition that they received it in, or better; Chashama provides materials for restoration.
  • There is a Security Deposit due at the time of signing presentation agreement - $75 for individual artists, $100 for artist collectives of 3+ individuals. Deposits are refunded in full, if the space is returned in the same condition as it was received. 

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.  

Three group exhibitions will be curated between January 6, 2020 and June 30, 2020.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.



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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 Manhattan. Lobbies include: 151 W 42nd St., 1155 Avenue of the Americas, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, 675 Third Ave, 733 Third Ave, 32 Broadway and 45 Broadway.

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!
  • Artist should be available for a studio visit. 
  • Pieces must be prepared for hanging with d-rings attached to the backs.
  • Artists are required to wrap their work for transportation to and from the lobby.
  • 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 Professional 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.
  • Reception (not available at all Lobbies). 

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

ChaNorth Alumni Show 









ChaNorth, Chashama's upstate artist residency has been located just outside of Pine Plains, NY in the Hudson Valley since 2006.

ChaNorth accepts applications in all creative fields, including but not limited to visual arts, choreography, writing, music composition, and performance. National and international emerging and mid-career artists are welcome to apply. For international artists, we can provide letters of support, but each artist is responsible for arranging their own visa. 

Artists enrolled in graduate and undergraduate programs at the time of their application are not eligible to apply to ChaNorth.

The application process is in two stages: shortlisted artists will be asked for a 10 -15 minute Skype/phone interview to be scheduled from February 2020.

ChaNorth is a Self-Directed Residency. The residency program offers space, time, and inspiration to make new work, providing artists networking, exhibition and teaching opportunities and at the same time promote interest, awareness and understanding of visual arts in a rural community through engagement with the artists. 

Application Fee: $30 to help cover administrative costs

Cost of Residency, four-week session: $950. Residency fee includes:

  • private room
  • private studio
  • fully stocked kitchen, you can find the food list: FAQ

 The fee does not include:

  • transportation costs to and from chaNorth
  • artists' materials cost

With the mission to support artistic dialogue, ChaNorth provides emerging and mid-career artists an environment that fosters cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas, perspectives and expertise. Each month-long session has 5 to 7 artists, which ChaNorth curates with the aim of creating small, dynamic, diverse, interactive groups.

Artists are selected based on quality and commitment to their work, their project description, and their ability to interact positively with the community. ChaNorth accepts at total of 49 artists for the summer season. 

The summer artist-in-residence season runs from April through the beginning of November 2020.

2020 Summer Residency Sessions

 Session 1: Friday, April 3rd - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
Session 2: Monday, May 3rd - Sunday, May 31th, 2020
Session 3: Friday, June 5th - Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
Session 4: Monday, July 6th - Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
Session 5: Friday, August 7th - Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
Session 6: Monday, September 7th - Sunday, October 4th, 2020
Session 7: Friday, October 9th - Thursday, Novembe 5th, 2020

Jury Panel for 2020 Summer Residency Season 

  • Yasmeen Siddiqui is the founder of Minerva Projects, is an independent curator, essayist and sometimes lecturer, committed to voicing marginal narratives. Her writing has appeared on Hyperallergic and in ART PAPERS, the Cairo Times, Medina Magazine, Flash Art, Modern Painters, NKA and The Brooklyn Rail, and in books and exhibition catalogues. 
  • Lauren Bierly is an installation artist and Manager of Special Exhibitions and Projects for The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bierly has been a guest critic for Trestle Art Space, chaNorth Residency, and Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and is a chaNorth 2018 Resident Artist Alumni.
  • Peter Gynd is a fifth generation artist, independent curator, and the director at Lesley Heller Gallery in New York City’s Lower East Side.  Peter Gynd has been a guest critic/consultant/visitor at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Residencies Unlimited, Kunstraum, and ChaNorth Artist Residency, and a guest juror at 440 Gallery and Sweet Lorraine Gallery.
  • Mia S. Willis (they/them) is a Black performance poet whose work has been featured by or is forthcoming in Under the Belly of the Beast (Dissonance Press), FreezeRay, Curating Alexandria,  WORDPEACE, Peculiar, Foothill, Button Poetry, and Slamfind.

Fellowships and Exhibit Opportunities
ChaNorth offers 

  • one fellowship award, per season, for a young artist under 30; 
  • two solo show awards
  • an annual curated alumni show. 

Both solo shows and the group show are presented, the following year,  at Chashama exhibition spaces in New York City.

ChaNorth fosters a strong alumni community, offering artists various exhibition opportunities including 2019 LIGHT YEAR, Manhattan Bridge Public Art, video exhibition. 

Guest Visitors Program
During the ChaNorth residency, artists have multiple opportunities to share their work and network with others, including 2-3 studio visits per session from critics, curators, gallerists, and residency directors. Previous studio visitors have included:

  • Nora Khan, a writer focused on emerging issues within digital art and the philosophy of technology. 
  • Will Hutnick, artist and curator residency director at the Wassaic Project, NY. 
  • Junho Lee, Founding Director of NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY 
  • Olga Dekalo, Assistant Curator at the Katonah Museum of Art in Westchester, New York.

Community Engagement
Artists are invited to participate in an evening of artists' talks and presentations, at the Pine Plains Free Library and participate in the Open Studios Program. Both events are open to the public. 

Pine Plains Free Library in Partnership with Chashama North, is offering artists to create and lead an hour community workshop. The library offers for each artist a $50 thank you fee.

Resident Artists, can apply to exhibit their work at the Pine Plains Free Library.

McEnroe Organic Farm Work Exchange
Fostering community engagement, ChaNorth collaborates with McEnroe Organic Farm’s Education Garden where resident artists are asked to participate in 3 hours of work exchange each week. In return, our shared kitchen is stocked with fresh, seasonal produce and whole grains. Shared meals act as the anchor of the program.

What you will need for applying

  • Preferred session period
  • Artist statement and Statement of Interest in chaNorth Residency: (200 words or less)
  • Third-person paragraph highlighting your professional achievements (250 words or less)
  • CV
  • Work Samples, including a work in progress, studio image
  • 1 professional reference
  • workshop program, if you wish to apply to be considered to lead a workshop at the Pine Plains Free Library

For collaborative artists wishing to share studios/accommodations

and for all other questions should be directed to chanorth@chashama.org.

PLEASE review the FAQ section of our website before emailing us!


*Image: Feels Like a New Beginning, A Selected Group Show, featuring the diverse work of alumni of the ChaNorth residency program. One Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY, Chashama Space to Present. 

Chashama is facilitating the purchase of one large painting of or about George Washington for a private client. The piece may be pre-existing or made for the space. The space where the painting is to be hung in a wood paneled nook that is roughly 117.5 in high x 102 in wide x 1 in deep.   

The painting should be unique and in honor of George Washington.  The client is particularly interested in creative ways to incorporate Washington's legacy into the imagery in out of the box ways.


Please read all information below before submitting a proposal.

Deadline for Consideration: December 17th, 2019 - 11:59PM.
 

  • If submitting pre-existing work: Please carefully measure pieces and include multiple views of each, with good lighting. A Photo-shopped collage of the piece in situ would be appreciated but is not required. Please include price per piece.
  • If proposing new pieces: Please include images (multiple views, good lighting) of at least three pre-existing pieces that relate to the proposed new pieces. Include sketches of proposed work.  Please include your price for creating the work.
  • You may submit existing works and propose new pieces in the same submission.

 
Materials You Will Need For Applying:
 

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist)
  • Brief Artist Statement/Bio (500 words or less)
  • Images of the pieces. If existing pieces: multiple views with good lighting. If proposed new works: sketches (multiple views) and photos of previous sculptures using the proposed techniques
  • If new works: timeline for completion
  • Prices

  
 

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

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be kept on file for approximately one year as Chashama actively attempts to program them.

What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Chashama's selection of spaces changes regularly as we gain and lose venues. Our spaces typically include storefront windows, raw industrial spaces, and white box galleries. 
  • Due to the temporary nature of our spaces, proposals are rarely accepted with more than one month’s notice; shows programmed more than a month in advance are always tentative. 
  • 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.
  • There is a wait-list. However, as each applicant has different needs, not all programming occurs in chronological order of submission date.
  • Chashama is unable to keep applicants updated about the status of their proposal, and will only reach out if/when a space is available for the applicant, or if additional information is needed.
  • We cannot program all applicants, and prioritize proposals that best work within the spaces we have available. 
  • Presentations are granted space for up to 4 weeks. Longer residencies can occasionally be accommodated.
  • Venues require a refundable $200-$275 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Once programmed, exhibitors are responsible for scheduling and staffing 15-30 open hours per week. This does not apply to performance or rehearsal spaces, or artists exhibiting in a window space.
  • Exhibitors keep 100% of the price for any work sold in the space.
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays. Chashama does not provide art transportation, hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space in the same condition that they received it in, or better; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

 
Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist or Curator 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.
  • Preferred dates for presentation.


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

This form is for performance-based proposals. If your proposal includes a strong visual component (such as an installation or art exhibition that can be viewed by the public even when performances or rehearsals are not occurring), please use our Visual Arts form instead.

We can accommodate public performances and rehearsals. Our dedicated performance spaces include a covered stage in a building through-way (available in warm weather months only), free theater/dance rehearsal space, and a "fishbowl" space that is surrounded by windows. Performances may sometimes be booked in Chashama's other Space to Present spaces.

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be kept on file for approximately one year as Chashama actively attempts to program them. 


What You Should Know Before Applying:

  • Many of our performance spaces or available time slots do not include a PA system or AV Tech. 
  • You are welcome to apply for multiple dates. The more flexible your dates are the easier it will be to place your performance. 
  • Any public-facing content (rehearsals and performances) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • Submitting your proposal indicates that you are ready to be programmed, or will be ready by the preferred dates included in the proposal.
  • There is a wait-list. However, as each applicant has different needs, not all programming occurs in chronological order of submission date.
  • Chashama is unable to keep applicants updated about the status of their proposal, and will only reach out if/when a space is available for the applicant, or if additional information is needed.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it, or in better condition.
  • Small stipends are sometimes available for performances, but should not be anticipated.  

  
Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • Contact information for a professional reference.
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less).  Please include how many people are in your performance, equipment you plan on bringing and using and dates and times you would like a space and how this opportunity might support your artistic endeavors.  
  • 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.
  • Preferred dates for presentation. Or, please mention if you have flexibility in terms of timelines.

  
 

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

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be kept on file for one year as Chashama actively attempts to place you in a studio.

After one year, applicants should submit a new applications. In rare cases, Chashama will contact an applicant more than a year after submission.

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.
  • Size: Chashama's workspaces range from 90 sq ft to 1,000 sq ft. The average size is 400 sq ft or less.
  • Cost: Workspaces cost approximately $1.50 - $2.50 per square foot per month. The price is based on location and amenities. 
  • Additional costs: All workspaces require a refundable $300 deposit.
  • Chashama's Spaces to Create are communal; most of our workspaces have no doors.
  • Prohibited Materials and Processes: Due to the open floorplan, 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.  
  • There is a wait-list. However, as each applicant has different workspace needs, not all applications occurs in chronological order of application date.
  • 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 ask that our Space to Create artists support Chashama by engaging with us on social media, sharing their contact list, and being involved with events like Open Studios.


Materials You Will Need For Applying:

  • CV in PDF form
  • A description of your art-making materials
  • Your studio needs
  • Artist Statement (500 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.

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) 


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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 must 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.

• There is a $150 Security Deposit due at the time of signing for a workspace. Deposits are refunded in full, if the workspace is returned in the same condition as it was received. 

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: January 6th, 2019

Start Date: Late January 2020

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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 S:US facilitate community programming that engages residents of all ages.  
  • Artists will work closely with Chashama, CAMBA and S:US Site coordinators to co-create and deliver arts programming. 
  • Arts programming is embedded into existing CAMBA/S:US programming. Artists are not responsible for recruitment or promotion. 
  • The art making sessions will be drop-in format and will be accessible to all levels of engagement.  
  • Session location and format will vary across the year, according to the needs/requests of the social service organizations and the community.  Examples of location and formats are: 1. drop-in at the lobby of a residential building, 2. as part of a large building-wide event and 3. a drop-in workshop in a community room.
  • Each art making session will be hosted for 1-2 hours depending on the site's request. 
  • Each artist will attend 1 in person meeting and host 2 art making sessions per a month.  Art sessions will be scheduled with the residents schedules and the site's calendar in mind.   
  • The sessions 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. 
  • The Space to Connect team has a small office at this site. 

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 5 drop-in workshops, (2) age ranges best suited for each workshop and (3) a brief materials list for each proposed workshop.   

Important things to note: 

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

• A $150 Security Deposit is due at the time of signing for a workspace. Deposits are refunded in full, if the workspace is returned in the same condition as it was received. 

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 January 6th, 2019 for a start date of Late January 2019. 

Application Deadline: January 6th, 2019

Residencies Start:  Late January 2020


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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 .


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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.


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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 6th, 2019 for residencies starting in late January 2020. 

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