Charlotte Street’s Studio Residency Program aims to support creative production, artistic experimentation and collaboration, professional development, and close connection with fellow studio residents and artists in our community fulfilling our organization’s mission to challenge, nurture, and empower artists of exceptional vision.
The Studio Residency provides free studio space—accessible 24-hours—rehearsal space, professional support and development, annual open studios event, exhibition and performance opportunities, opportunity to work with guest curators, promotion, and mentorships.
Visual artists, writers, and performing artists (composers/musicians, choreographers/dancers, theatre artists) are eligible for the year-long residencies, with terms beginning each September. Applications for the Studio Residency Program are accepted each spring. Check back for upcoming application deadlines and eligibility information.
Programming at Charlotte Street’s Paragraph Gallery is currently dedicated to exhibitions of the artworks and performances of Charlotte Street Studio Residents, curated by guest curators from the regional arts community.
Each studio resident artist is paired with a volunteer “Mentor” for the duration of their residency term. These mentors are more established artists or arts professionals from the broader community, who generously provide resident artists with feedback, support, encouragement, and connections to other individuals and resources in the broader community.