Application Cost: $40
Duration: 2 months; all disciplines
The Foundation maintains two residential studios for visiting artists who exemplify the seriousness of purpose that characterized both Anni and Josef Albers. Residencies are designed to provide time, space, and solitude, with the benefit of access to the Foundation’s archives and library.
Residencies are awarded by invitation and by application. We are now accepting applications for 2018; for more information and to apply, please visit https://albersfoundation.submittable.com/submit.
The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, located two hours northeast of New York City on seventy acres of wooded property in Bethany, Connecticut, maintains two residential studios for visiting artists. Residencies are typically two months long and take place throughout the year. Each studio is in an independent building equipped with a 400 sq/ft workspace with 16-ft ceilings, a kitchen, bath, and bedroom. There is no stipend. The residency is designed to provide time, space, and solitude, with the benefit of access to the Foundation’s archives and library.
There is one application cycle per year. We try our best to accommodate the scheduling preferences of accepted artists.
Artists working in any discipline are welcome to apply. No aesthetic connection to the Alberses’ art is necessary, though applicants are encouraged to learn more about the lives and work of Josef and Anni Albers at http://www.albersfoundation.org.
Each studio is in an independent building equipped with a 400 sq/ft workspace with 16-ft ceilings, a kitchen, bath, and bedroom. There is no stipend.
The Albers Foundation
The mission of the Albers Foundation is to preserve and promote the achievements and the aesthetic and philosophical principles of Anni and Josef Albers, and to demonstrate the contemporaneity and continued relevance of their work and ideas. This mission is achieved through documentation, maintenance, and efforts to increase access to the Foundation’s substantial art collections and archive; a very active program of international exhibitions and scholarly publications; public lectures and participation in symposia, conferences, and other educational events; and hosting visiting school classes, community groups, and individuals. The Foundation’s programs are carried out in partnership with major museums and cultural institutions throughout the United States and abroad.