Textile Arts Center – Artists In Residence Call for Applications


Textile Arts Center’s Artist in Residence

The Textile Arts Center’s Artist in Residence (TAC AIR) program equips emerging artists and designers with the resources and skills to better articulate their practices and contribute to their communities through a combination of studio access, rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, critical dialogue, and mentorship. The culminating group exhibition showcases and promotes residents’ work on a regional and national level through additional catalogue materials.

The 8 artists for Cycle 11 of the AIR program will be selected by a jury of TAC staff and professionals working in different fields of textile arts. Cycle 11 runs from October 2019-June 2020.

TAC AIR Program Provides:

  • Individual studio space
  • 24-hour access to TAC studio and equipment
  • Technical classes in techniques including weaving, spinning, machine knitting, and surface design
  • Seminars in textile history, modern craft theory, and professional development (e.g.  grant writing, art law, material sourcing)
  • Critiques and Mentorship with professional designers and fiber artists

Learn more at www.textileartscenter.com/aboutair

Application Instructions:

Mr X

Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, aka the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery is the founder of the Mr X Stitch site, the world's longest running embroidery blog, the curator of PUSH Stitchery and the author of the Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch. He is also the founder of XStitch, the game-changing cross stitch design magazine which launched in Summer 2017.

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