Artist in Residence RFP


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The City of Greenville in North Carolina, East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design, Pitt
County Arts Council, and A Time for Science are inviting artists to submit a proposal to the 2019-
2020 Greenville, NC Artist in Residence program. The focus of this residency is to activate public
spaces in the Uptown Greenville District through creative placemaking projects.

The application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019.
Applications must be submitted via our website at: https://pittcountyarts.org/artists/artist-in-residence-rfp and received by Friday, March 29th by 5:00pm.

Friday, March 29, 2019: Deadline for applications
Friday, April 12, 2019: Finalists Notified
April 23-26, 2019: Interviews Conducted
August 12, 2019 – May 31, 2020: Residency Occurs

Successful applicants must be available:
o for program planning starting August 12, 2019.
o to teach a Creative Placemaking course for the ECU School of Art and Design Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12:50 for fall and spring semesters.
o to teach the Youth Public Arts Project for 6 Saturdays in fall of 2019, and 6 Saturdays in the spring of 2020.
o to conduct community engagement opportunities as part of their residency from August 2019 through May 31, 2020.
o Complete 2 public art projects on the City Parking Deck located on 4th Street.

Successful applicants must commit to:
o working an average of 20 hours a week with the partners for the duration of the residency.
o Being active within the studio space on Dickinson Avenue, and creating a visually pleasing space.
o Giving regular updates to the Arts Council staff.
o Providing a criminal background check to the Pitt County Arts Council