ArtsLink Residencies offers artists and arts managers from eligible overseas countries a five-week residency at an established, non-profit arts organization in the US. The program is designed to create opportunities for artists and communities across the US to share artistic practices with artists and arts managers from abroad and engage in dialogue that advances understanding across cultures.
The residencies will take place in fall 2014.
Eligibility: contemporary artists and arts managers working in performing arts and literature. Applicants must be citizens of, and currently reside in, an eligible country. There are no age limitations. Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of English to function independently while in the US.
Undergraduate students, amateurs and research scholars are not eligible. Arts managers must be affiliated with an arts organization in the non-commercial sector.
CEC ArtsLink promotes international communication and understanding through collaborative, innovative arts projects for mutual benefit. It supports and produces programs that encourage the exchange of visual and performing artists and cultural managers in the United States and 32 countries overseas. As an international organization, it believes that the arts are a society´s most deliberate and complex means of communication and that the work of artists and arts administrators can help nations overcome long histories of reciprocal distrust, insularity and conflict.