Priority Application Deadline is April 1, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis until programs have filled. Early application is highly recommended.


A complete application includes:

  • Personal Information (Name, Address, Phone #, email)
  • Website URL  -OR- Work sample as attachments (see guidelines below)
  • Artist's Statement  (250 words)
  • CV/Resume
  • Writing sample (for Art/Design Writing only): Up to 2,000 words of published or unpublished writing (such as essays, blog posts, or articles) about art, design, architecture or related subjects (.doc or .pdf file)
  • Statement of Purpose (for Social Design Meets Entrepreneurship only): A brief paragraph about your current position and why you would like to participate in this program

Work Sample Guidelines (For those submitting work as attachemnts) 

Visual work samples (for all programs except for Art/Design Writing and Social Design)

  • 10-15 jpgs and/or audio / video files. (Please label files as such:  1_lastname_.jpg, 2_lastname.jpg, etc)
  • Image List. Number images according to the file numbers. Include title, date, medium, size 
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