The Coldstream Homestead Montebello (CHM) Sculpture Park and Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications, due October 10, 2016, for projects to happen starting November 2016 to November 2017.

The CHM Sculpture Park and Fellowship Program is a short-term project created through the Lots Alive granting program courtesy of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Growing Green Initiative in collaboration with the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corporation.

During the CHM Sculpture Park and Fellowship Program, project director Lisa Dillin will oversee ten Baltimore artists as they work towards the creation of outdoor works which will be displayed during in a 6-month long exhibition in the park. A visiting artist program, group critiques, and fellowship honorarias of $500 will prepare participants for the resulting exhibition program. Field trip(s) are possible dependent on funding. The CHM Sculpture Park and Fellowship Program is a scholarly opportunity for emerging and mid-career sculptors that will provide exposure to area artists while transforming a vacant lot into an engaging and serene public space for all to enjoy.

Artists of all ages 18+ and experience levels are encouraged to apply. Artists must reside in Baltimore City. Preference will be given to artists residing in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello community.img_1560

To Apply: Please send the following application materials to Lisa Dillin atCHMSculpturePark@gmail.com using Google Drive by Monday October 10, 2016 at 11:59 pm. Make sure to mark your Drive Link as “Can Edit” so that I may save your application materials.

  • Completed application form (click for link to PDF)

  • 10 jpg images under 5 MB each 150 dpi 1500 x 1000 pixels. Name files as follows: 01_Firstname_Lastname.jpg

  • A numbered (01 – 10) image list that corresponds the ten images: include title, media, size, and date

  • A 300 word maximum artist statement about the work included in the image portfolio

  • A 300 word maximum biography (Include information such as year and place of birth, accomplishments artistic and otherwise, interests, employment/personal information– particularly if these areas have an impact on your artistic practice)

Selected fellows will be notified by October 17, 2016. The CHM Sculpture Park and Fellowship Program runs from November 2016 – November 2017.

Note: fellows will be expected to complete work independently. No studio space, production facilities, or technical workshops can be offered.


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