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Bunnell Street Arts Center’s “Alaska AIR”

Bunnell Street Arts Center’s Artist in Residence (AIR) features Alaska, national and international artists for residencies of varying lengths, from one week to one month. Bunnell offers a 1000 square foot studio/gallery space and lodging in a private room with a private bath and living/kitchen area in a private apartment. Alaska’s Artist in Residence (AIR) is a juried residency award that provides round-trip travel to Homer, and a stipend of $2000.

The program seeks artists who wish to develop new work and offer an educational engagement opportunity for the local community.

Bunnell’s Artist in Residence program has evolved with support from Rasmuson Foundation, US Artists, Homer Foundation, ArtPlace America and the National Endowment for the Arts. Today, it is primarily supported by private donors, foundation grants, and application fees.

Bunnell’s next call for applications will be in 2022 for the 2023 year. Apply at www.CallforEntry.org from September 15th – October 31st.

Other residency formats include:

Artist-driven residency: provides studio space and lodging with revenue-generating partnership/collaboration with Bunnell to support the studio, lodging and administrative overhead of the residency.

Sponsor-driven residency: inspired by a specific project or theme such as a mural site, earth stewardship, recycling, etc, a sponsor funds a residency including an artist stipend, lodging and travel to Homer at a specific amount (from $5000 including administration, depending on duration, materials, etc)

For these residency programs, submit a letter of interest outlining vision and preferred dates to Artistic Director, Asia Freeman: asia@bunnellarts.org

This year…

Residencies continue to flex and adapt as the Covid-19 pandemic continues in 2022. Outreach opportunities are done with proper social distancing, masks, in limited numbers and taking all the precaution suggested by the CDC.

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