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BRICworkspace Residency

Residencies for Brooklyn, New York Individual
Artists for Studio Space and Exposure

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Residencies for Brooklyn, New York mid-career and emerging artists seeking to advance their artistic practice and gain work exposure. This program provides qualifying artists with studio space, a small stipend, an open studio event, and visits with curators.

The BRICworkspace residency program provides emerging and mid-career artists the resources and support to make a significant commitment to their practice, as well as critical feedback, and exposure of their work. The residency for Brooklyn-affiliated visual artists, offers free studio space in the Artist's Studio and Project Room at BRIC House (647 Fulton St) in Downtown Brooklyn. 

A panel consisting of BRIC’s curatorial staff and past residency artists will select BRICworkspace recipients. They will pay particular attention to the following application items:

  • The relevancy of the work to a diverse Brooklyn audience.
  • Feasibility, given the artists’ record of achievement, goals for their residency, and how well they align with BRIC’s facilities and technical resources. BRIC seeks artists who are able to work independently and productively and who have a solid plan of work for their residency.
  • Finally and most importantly, BRIC seeks artists whose work reflect great in­novation and exceptional creativity.


Learn more about each of the spaces where BRIC's Residency program takes place:

  • Artist Studio:  a flexible space on the ground floor that is used for creating, rehearsing, exhibiting, and performing across multiple disciplines. This 1,400 square-foot room measures 27’ x 52’ and has a 12-foot ceiling height.
  • Project Room: a separate, small (24 x 12 ft) gallery adjacent to the main gallery at BRIC House that focuses on highlighting a body of new work.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168958

Estimated Size of Grant:

Artists Receive:
-Rent-free studio space provided either at BRIC House. Studios are approximately 225 square feet.
-Artists are provided with given a small stipend for materials.
-Studio visits with curatorial staff from BRIC and other local institutions.local NY institutions.
-Open Studio event culminating at the end of the residency.

Term of Contract:

Residency Period: June 24-August 23, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The residency is open to local artists. Students are ineligible to apply. Artists who are accepted into the program must commit to using their studio 20+ hours each week.

BRIC workspace does NOT provide housing or cover travel expenses.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Period: November 8 - January 27, 2020

To apply for the BRIC ArtFP, please fill out and submit the online Application Form via SlideRoom.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online:

647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217


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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City: Brooklyn;   New York

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