Vermont
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
Marble House Project

APPLY TO MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT FOR THE 2020 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

Marble House Project is currently accepting applications from culinary artists, choreographers, visual artists, writers, composers, multidisciplinary artists, painters, sculptors, poets, and more, for our 2020 residency program from April to October 2020.

 

Located in Southern Vermont, Marble House Project offers residencies at no cost to artists. Studio space & living space & groceries are provided. Our artists take turns cooking meals for one another with produce from our farm. Marble House Project also offers a Family Friendly residency for parent artists.

Applications to Marble House Project opened in October and the deadline is December 9th, 2019. All applicants will be notified on or before February 22nd, 2020. For more information about the residency please visit our FAQ (https://www.marblehouseproject.org/faq) and Residency Programs page (https://www.marblehouseproject.org/residencyprograms/).

 

To apply, please visit our website: https://www.marblehouseproject.org/applications

Overview:

Marble House Project is a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration & the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side. Our residency program is uniquely curated to bring together a diverse group of artists to facilitate exchange of different expertise, histories, techniques and perspectives.  With a focus on conservation of natural resources, integration of small-scale organic food production and the arts, residents sustain their growth by cultivating and participating in the surrounding grounds, working on their artistic vision and forging partnerships within the community. Marble House Project is founded on the belief that the act of creating, whether in the studio or in nature, is how human potential expands and community thrives.

Residency

Marble House Project launched the Artist Residency Program in the summer of 2014.  Each year, Marble House Project hosts six residency sessions lasting three weeks each and one 17-day residency for artists and their families. Artists groups are multidisciplinary which include artists working in film and video, literature, visual arts, music and composition,  dance and performance.

In 2017, Marble House Project launched three new residency programs: The Culinary artist Residency, The Curatorial Residency and The Collaborative Residency two which run concurrently with the artist in residency program. 

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Sustainable Practice

Marble House Project is committed to sustainable practice, and the conservation of natural resources. On our farm, we strive to grow as much of our own organic food as possible, to meet the needs of our residency program. We respect our soil and watershed, so we never use chemical fertilizers or pesticides.  We maintain a low-waste campus by conserving water and energy, composting, recycling, and locally sourcing materials and labor.  Many of our residents choose to deepen their awareness of our practices by participating in the planting and harvesting on our farm.  

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Community engagement

Community outreach is another form of sustainable action. We believe that ideas sharing enriches the creative process, and allows for community growth, which reaches beyond our immediate campus.  The importance of community can be found in the residents interactions with each other, and in our relationship to the local community. In 2015, Marble House Project began ART-Seed, a series which introduces the community to our residents through concerts, performances, studio visits and lectures. Additional programs include yoga in the barn, garden tours,  workshops, and farm to table dinners with our culinary artists. Marble House Project has partnered with Hills Alive SoVT, a consortium of Southern Vermont’s most prestigious arts organizations, to bring a rich and diverse calendar of cultural events and opportunity to the Green Mountains.   

Additional Links: 
our website!
Videos from past public ART SEED programs featuring our resident artists
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Contact Information

First Name: 
Lydia
Job Title/Position: 
Residency & Program Manager
Mailing Address: 
1161 Dorset West Rd
Dorset, VT 05251
Physical Address: 
1161 Dorset West Rd
Dorset, VT 05251
Last Name: 
Blaisdell

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Visual/Crafts - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Humanities - Literature
Literary Arts- Fiction
Literary Arts - Non-Fiction
Literary Arts - Poetry
Media - Audio / Sound
Media - Film
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - General
Music - Composition
Theater - Playwriting
Visual/Crafts - General
Visual/Crafts - Cartooning / Graphic Novel
Visual/Crafts - Decorative Arts
Visual/Crafts - Experimental
Visual/Crafts - Fiber
Visual/Crafts - Illustration / Drawing
Visual/Crafts - Installation
Visual/Crafts - Light Art
Visual/Crafts - Metal
Visual/Crafts - Mixed Media
Visual/Crafts - Painting
Visual/Crafts - Paper
Visual/Crafts - Photography
Visual/Crafts - Printmaking
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Visual/Crafts - Stone
Visual/Crafts - Textile Weaving
Visual/Crafts - Wood / Bark
Year Founded: 
2014
Populations Served: 
Adults
Elders
Families
General Public
LGBTQ Populations
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist Colonies
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading
Professional Network Gatherings / Events
Residency - Production / Development
Residency - Other
Venue Rental
Events Per Year: 
15
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
State
National

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing