December 7, 2017

Applications open: 2018 artist residency in Brittany, France

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Photos: Christopher Shipley.

The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 session of The Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists in Brittany, France.

The selection committee seeks four to eight artists whose mix of media, approaches, styles and focus will create a dynamic and collegial community. In particular, we are looking for artists who can use the specific character of our residency experience productively.

Session dates: Saturday, June 2 to Saturday July 28, 2018
Application deadline: February 1, 2018
Awards announced: March 1, 2018

The residency is open to all practicing non-student visual artists and artist-couples working in any media regardless of affiliation, nationality or citizenship. Artists enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at the time of application are not eligible for the residency.

The Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists provides time for uninterrupted work in an inspiring and historic setting made unique by Brittany's extraordinary light, distinctive landscape and rich cultural traditions. The program awards successful applicants with free housing and studio space in the village of Léhon. Residents are responsible for most meals and incidental expenses. MICA charges no fees for application to or participation in the Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists.

Complete and detailed information, including the online application form, is available at:

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls over 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.

For a full list of programs and opportunities, click here.

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