Residency Program

Apply for our residency program

We are offering two one-month long residencies for the summer of 2019. Residency spots are available for July and September of 2019, the exact start date will be dependent on the resident’s schedule

We are also offering one three-month long residency for the fall of 2019/winter of 2020.  The exact start date will be dependent on the resident’s schedule

Applicants should have prior experience/education in metals and/or jewelry and be prepared to work in a self-directed capacity. For our three-month residency, we will also consider artists who are working in other craft/art media who have a dedicated interest in learning metalsmithing and applied jewelry techniques. 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.

work by 2018 resident artist Erin Hollis

One Month Residency

What does the resident artist get?

  • Access to our fully equipped studio (which is open 59/hours a week)
  • Housing in an apartment that is walking distance to the BJC
  • $500 stipend
  • Mentorship and support provided by Baltimore Jewelry Center faculty
  • The resident will share the results of their 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

Three Month Residency

What does the resident artist get?

  • Access to our fully equipped studio (which is open 59/hours a week)
  • Dedicated bench space with storage in our semi-private studios
  • $500 stipend
  • Mentorship and support provided by Baltimore Jewelry Center faculty
  • The resident will share the results of their 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

Applications due by Sunday, April 15, 2018 at midnight EST.

To apply, please share a folder labeled  “LastName_FirstName.1 Month Residency” on Dropbox with info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org. 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
  • 15-20 images of your jewelry/metalwork/artwork (.jpg only) (label each image as: LastName_FirstName.Title.jpg)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: letters may arrive separately and should be emailed to info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org or mailed to 10 E. North Ave., Suite 130, Baltimore, MD 21202

Applicants must submit a $30 application via paypal to info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org

Email us at info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org if you have questions.