Oklahoma City (August 15, 2022) – The Paseo Arts Association announces a Call for Entries for SPACE, the Skirvin Paseo Artist Creativity Exposition. A unique urban artist in residency program in which Oklahoma artists, who are members of the Paseo Arts Association can apply for a yearlong on-site residency in Oklahoma City’s premier downtown landmark hotel, the Skirvin Hilton.
The Skirvin’s Artist in Residency program offers a working art studio and gallery that is open to the public during established business hours as well as $750 per month stipend, free parking and complimentary meals in the hotel’s employee cafeteria to a selected artist each year.
Deadline for Entries Monday, October 24, 11pm
Notification of Five Finalists Friday, November 11 by 5pm
First Round - Interviews with PAA & SPACE Committee TBA
Second Round - Interviews with Skirvin Management TBA
SPACE Artist Selected Friday, November 18
2022-23 Residency Begins Sunday, January 1, 2023
Residency Ends Sunday, December 31, 2023
“This is a fabulous opportunity for an emerging visual artist,” said Amanda Bleakley, Executive Director of the Paseo Arts Association. “The Skirvin Hilton Hotel is a beautiful historic hotel in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City with considerable pedestrian traffic and a continuous flow of hotel patrons.”
Participating artists will price their work, which will be included with their submissions. All work must be for sale. The Paseo Arts Association will receive 10% commission on all work sold.
For more information, please visit thepaseo.org/applications or call 405-525-2688.