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.