The Baltimore Jewelry Center Residency Program


We are offering a one-month long residency for the fall/winter/spring of 2017/2018. The residency can occur anytime between October of 2017 to June 2018, dependent on the resident's schedule. 

What does the resident artist get?

  • Access to our fully equipped studio (which is open 56/hours a week)
  • Housing in an apartment that is walking distance to the Baltimore Jewelry Center
  • $500 stipend
  • Mentorship and support provided by Baltimore Jewelry Center faculty
  • The resident will share the results of his/her residency through a pop-up exhibition of work and an artist talk

What is required of the resident artist?

  • Log a minimum of 20 hours of studio time each week
  • Volunteer 5 hours time in the studio each week
  • Have an goal setting session at the start of the residency
  • Check in with an assigned mentor each week
  • Be prepared to share work during an artist talk and pop-up exhibition

Applicants should have prior experience/education in metals and/or jewelry and be prepared to work in a self-directed capacity. The ideal candidate is eager to enhance or expand his/her studio practice, build or continue a body of work, and engage with our vibrant community of makers. 

To apply, please share a folder labeled  “LastName_FirstName.Summer Residency” on Dropbox with Include the following documents in the folder:

  • Letter of Intent: 1-2 pages including time period for when you would like the residency to occur (label as: LastName_FirstName.Statement)
  • CV (label as: LastName_FirstName.CV
  • 20 images of your jewelry and/or metalwork (jpgs only) (label each image as: LastName_FirstName.Title.jpg)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: letters may arrive separately and should be emailed to or mailed to 10 E. North Ave., Suite 130, Baltimore, MD 21202

Applicants must submit a $30 application via paypal to

Applications due by Saturday September 30, 2017 at midnight 

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