Auburn Artist residency opportunity

The Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence is an opportunity for an artist to pursue their work in, and to be inspired by, the unique and beautiful setting of the Mary Olson Farm in Auburn, Washington. The residency lasts approximately two months during the months of June and July.

The residency will provide:

A $3,500 stipend, a large historic barn “studio space” on an historic 67-acre property (accommodations not provided), an exhibition opportunity, reception and well-publicized artist talk in the City of Auburn

Expectations of the selected artist include:

A minimum of ten hours per week times eight weeks, creating work on-site at the Mary Olson Farm “studio space”

Two “open-studio” weekend afternoons for the public

One free artist-led workshop demonstrating techniques or inspiration to the public

Participation in a final artist talk/presentation, reception and exhibition

Artists provide their own art supplies, and transportation to and from Mary Olson Farm

Donation of one piece of artwork created during the residency to the City of Auburn


Any individual artist or artist team in the Pacific Northwest working in two and three-dimensional media are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: drawing, painting, photography, textiles, sculpture, installation, woodworking, printmaking, etc.

Past participants of the Mary Olson Farm A.I.R. are welcome to reapply

Other than individual artists, collaborative projects will also be considered

Deadline: March 19, 2019

For further information look here.

  – Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence

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