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Artist Opportunities from Lawndale Art Center: 2015-2016 LawndaleArtist Studio Program Application
Lawndale Art Center

March, 2015


Application Deadline: May 31, 2015
(Midnight - Central Standard Time)

Lawndale is pleased to announce the tenth round of the Lawndale Artist Studio Program. The program is part of Lawndale's ongoing commitment to support the creation of contemporary art by Gulf Coast area artists. With an emphasis on emerging practices, the program provides three artists with non-residential studio space on the third floor of the Lawndale Art Center at 4912 Main Street in the heart of Houston's Museum District.

Artists have full access to their studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week; access to visiting artists, writers and curators; and receive a $500 monthly stipend for the duration of the program together with an initial $1500 materials allowance. Participating artists are expected to spend a minimum of 16 hours a week in the studio. Each artist will also be expected to present a workshop to the general public and the local arts community to share their practice or explore a related topic.

At the completion of the residency, the works produced during the 2015-2016 program will be exhibited at Lawndale Art Center in May 2016. Lawndale will work with resident artists to create additional exhibition opportunities during their residency.  



The term of the studio residency program will be nine months beginning September 1, 2015 and ending May 31, 2016. Residents are expected to work a minimum of 16 hours each week in their studios.


Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be 18 years or older and not enrolled in any degree program. The residency is open to all artists, with an emphasis on artists from the Gulf Coast region. Lawndale welcomes applications from artists in all stages of their careers. Former residents, Lawndale staff, current members of the Lawndale Board of Directors and those who have served in the past year, as well as artists currently scheduled to exhibit at Lawndale are not eligible to apply. 


A non-refundable application fee of $20 for current Lawndale members/ $25 for non-members can be paid through the online application at
Not sure if you are a current Lawndale member?  Click here to view a list of our current members.

All application materials are due by May 31, 2015 (Midnight - Central Standard Time). Please note, applications will only be accepted online through


Successful applicants will be notified no later than July 15, 2015. 


The three residents will be selected by a three-person panel of arts professionals. The selection will be based on the quality of submitted work samples, statement of intent and references.


Click here to apply for the 2014-2015 Lawndale Artist Studio Program.




Please visit to create an account. This will allow you to return and monitor the status of your submissions. You only need to do this step the first time you submit.


Each studio program application contains the following:

1. One page (maximum 500 words) statement of intent to include:
   A. Description of how the residency will benefit you and your work
   B. Description of prospective public skills workshop or presentation


2. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)


3. Image List (if applicable) indicating title of work, year completed, medium and dimensions.


4. Work Samples - 10 DIGITAL IMAGES - Image files must be in .JPG format. For video, include a YouTube or Vimeo link to no more than 5 minutes of video.


5. Name and contact information of 2 professional references.



All materials and $20 (for current Lawndale members)/ $25 (for non-members) application fee should be submitted via the online application no later than May 31, 2015 (Midnight - Central Standard Time).


We strongly encourage you to apply early. If you are having trouble using the online application system, please don't hesitate to call us at 713-528-5858 during office hours (Monday - Friday, 10AM - 5PM) or email with questions.


The Lawndale Artist Studio Program is generously supported by: The John P. McGovern Foundation, The Cullen Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Inc. and the Houston Endowment, Inc., and the Texas Commission on the Arts.


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