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Bolt Residency

BOLT Residency

2015 Bolt Alumni Exhibition
2015 Bolt Alumni Exhibition

BOLT Residency is a highly competitive, juried, one-year artist studio residency program offering contemporary emerging artists the opportunity to engage the Chicago arts community and its public in critical dialogue about contemporary art.

The residency provides nine professional open-plan studios and a 500-square-foot, dedicated gallery space. BOLT takes a holistic approach to the development of residents’ artistic careers by providing studio work space, exhibition opportunities and support, professional development, and creative community.
 
BOLT is structured to provide artists with myriad resources and comprehensive support to create, build upon and sustain a long-term career in the arts.
News

The application for BOLT Residency 2017-18 is closed.
Check back in January 2018 for new information.

View complete program description and guidelines.

Application is NOW CLOSED

BOLT Residency 2017-2018 Jury:

Myra Greene, Associate Professor of Photography, Columbia College
Judy Ledgerwood, Alice Welsh Skilling Professor of Art, Northwestern University
Harold Mendez, 2017 Whitney Biennial Artist
Sabrina Raaf, Associate Professor of Art, University of Illinois at Chicago

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Events

BOLT Residency
Artist Luis Sahagun wearing one of his masks.

The Mountains Whispered and the Canyon Sang

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 21, 2017, 6-9 pm

"The Mountains Whispered and the Canyon Sang" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Resident Luis Sahagun.

Bolt Residents