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dot.ateliers announces 2024 Artist Residency Program in Accra, Ghana
The residency program is designed to foster creativity, collaboration, and exploration, providing artists with the space and resources they need to deepen their artistic practices.
dot.ateliers, a visionary art space founded by acclaimed artist Amoako Boafo in Accra Ghana, announced an open call for artists to participate in the 2024 Artist Residency Program.
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This unique opportunity invites artists, with a primary focus on painting and drawing, to immerse themselves in an inspiring and supportive environment in the heart of Accra, Ghana.
According to dot.ateliers, the residency program is designed to foster creativity, collaboration, and exploration, providing artists with the space and resources they need to deepen their artistic practices. The serene and captivating location in Accra's city center offers a transformative experience for emerging and established artists alike.
What the Residency Offers
Dedicated studio space
Accommodation in Accra city center, just minutes from the residency space
Opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange with artists from diverse backgrounds
Open studio opportunities
A culminating showcase or exhibition to share the work created during the residency with the local community
Who Can Apply
Artists working in any medium, with a primary focus on painting and drawing, are invited to apply for this residency. Both emerging artists and established practitioners are welcome. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to pushing their creative boundaries and engaging with the residency community.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
A current CV or artist's resume
A portfolio showcasing your recent work
A recent headshot
A statement of intent outlining why you are interested in the residency and your goals for your time here
A brief description of any projects you'd like to undertake during the residency and how they relate to the community (if applicable)
Contact information for two references along with two reference letters
Selected artists will receive a materials stipend and coverage of travel expenses, making it an exceptional opportunity to delve into unexplored dimensions of creativity and connect with like-minded artists.
Amoako Boafo, the visionary behind dot.ateliers, shared his enthusiasm, saying, “As I travel within Europe, the US, and Africa, immersing myself in various cities and embracing the diversity of residency experiences, my passion for creating opportunities for creative growth keeps expanding. The past year has been a great period of learning, and now, we are excited to open our doors to applications and witness the unlimited creativity that exists out there."
dot.ateliers is a visionary art space in Accra, Ghana, founded by acclaimed artist Amoako Boafo. The space is dedicated to cultivating an ecologically responsive and community-oriented destination, offering artists a platform for creative exploration and exchange within the vibrant city of Accra.
How to Apply
Visit the application portal to complete the online application form and upload the required documents.
Also, visit the announcement page for more information. For further inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: November 15, 2023.
Successful applicants will be notified by December 7, 2023