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SUBMISSIONS DUE! Ponyride funded artist residencies

June 28, 2015 @ 11:55 PM

Ponyride is offering MULTIPLE FUNDED artist residencies this Fall and into the future. The deadline for submissions is at noon on Monday June 29, 2015.

FOR INFO/TO APPLY: http://www.ponyride.org/
See below for FAQ.

The open call closes:
Monday, June 29th at 12:00 PM EST

Awards will be announced:
The week of August 3rd, 2015

Who is eligible to apply?
Artists of any discipline are eligible to apply. You will need to describe your art practice and make a case for the work you intend to do during a Ponyride residency.

I live in _______________. Am I eligible to apply?
Yes. Detroit and Michigan artist applicants will be accepted as well as national and international artist submissions. While travel to and from Detroit will not be reimbursed for your residency, you are welcome to apply, provided you are able to arrive and depart by your own means (or stay in Detroit when your residency ends…)

Selected Applebaum artists must live in Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland, or Macomb counties.

How long will the call be open? When will I know if I have been awarded a residency?
The open call will be available for one month to accept applications. This period is:
Monday, June 1, 2015 @ 12:00 AM – Monday, June 29, 2015 @ 11:59 PM

Awards will be announced the week of August 3, 2015

How will the awards for an artist residency be chosen?
The Applebaum Family Foundation & Ponyride will select a panel of 6 artists and arts administrators that represent their organizations and the Detroit arts community. These panelists will be announced with the selected artists.

What will be provided to the artists awarded a residency?
(3 Applebaum Emerging Artists) $2,500 stipend for four to six weeks
(1 Established) $4,000 stipend for four days to one month
(2 Emerging) $1,000 stipend for two to six weeks
Unfunded residencies will also be offered to several candidates
A budget for materials will be available. However, Ponyride will assist artists to use recycled or donated materials whenever possible.

What is expected from the artists who are awarded a residency?
A stay in the residency space for four days to six weeks depending on preference and the type of residency that is awarded. Propose, administer, and participate in public programming to engage the Detroit community based on your arts practice – to be described in your application.

Will all of the amenities of Ponyride, such as the woodshop, be available to the resident?
This will be discussed on a case by case basis after a residency has been offered and according to the artist’s skills and training.

There is no application fee for applying.


June 28, 2015
11:55 PM


1401 Vermont St
Detroit, MI 48216 United States