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Keyholder Residency




Pyramid Atlantic Art Center's Keyholder Residency is a competitive opportunity for emerging artists who want to have unlimited access to the studios in exchange for working 4 hours a week for Pyramid Atlantic. The residency is awarded to artists who hope to gain more knowledge and improve their skills in the printmaking, papermaking or book arts studios. Two artists are selected per season by the Pyramid Atlantic artistic staff. Keyholders work in a productive community atmosphere alongside other artists, and are expected to abide by all studio policies. Housing does not come with Keyholder Residency. 

Fall Residency Dates: September 3 –December 6, 2019
Selected Artists will receive: 

24-hour studio access (up to 30 hours a week) 

Flat file & storage space

Promotion in Pyramid Atlantic newsletter and social media

Keyholder residents are asked to:

Work 4 hours a week for Pyramid Atlantic (Perform daily operational tasks including but not limited to ordering supplies, receiving and unpacking orders, responding to organizational inquiries, and working at the reception desk) 

Care for studio equipment and tools

Bring consumable supplies (paper, ink, newsprint, etc.)

Present one artist talk or public demonstration

Share studio with other artists and Pyramid Atlantic programming


Project description-a letter of intent explaining why would you like to participate in the Keyholder Program, how this opportunity will affect your career goals, and what studios/equipment you plan on using. 


10 images of recent work 

$25 Application Fee

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