Lawndale Art Center is pleased to announce the residents for the
eleventh round of the Lawndale Artist Studio Program. Artists selected for the program are
Melinda Laszczynski, Randi Long and Sarah Welch.
The program will provide these artists with non-residential studio space for nine months (September 2016 - May 2017) on the third floor of Lawndale Art Center in the heart of the Museum District. The artists will have full access to their studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each artist will receive a $500 monthly stipend for the duration of the program and a $1500 unrestricted materials allowance. At the completion of the residency, works produced during the program will be exhibited at Lawndale Art Center in May 2017.
The 2016-2017 residents were selected by a panel of three arts professionals;
& Lawndale Programming Committee member; Evan Garza
, Assistant Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art
; and Lynne McCabe
, Artist & former Artist Studio Program participant.
30 artists have participated in the Lawndale Artist Studio Program since its inception in 2007. Through the program, Lawndale has provided over $170,000 in direct financial support to local artists for the creation of new work.
The Lawndale Artist Studio program is generously supported by the John P. McGovern Foundation.