How to Apply
Download the 2017 Artist in Residence Contract
Applying artists must submit:
- A resume (not exceeding 2 pages) that highlights education, experience and training along with skills in presenting public education programs related to art; a summary of creative works and, if applicable, professional brochures or similar publications.
- Visual artists must submit images in a digital format which has resolution adequate for viewing on screen. One to ten images may be submitted. Due to file size limitations of email, multiple messages may be sent if necessary. Writers must submit representative prose, short stories, plays or poetry that reflects your ability. Musicians and composers must submit lyrics and audio recordings of their work.
- A brief statement from applicant stating what she/he hopes to achieve from a residency in Guadalupe Mountains National Park and how their work will benefit the park's mission.
- Your preference for a period of residence and accommodations (apartment in park housing or RV site).
PLEASE NOTE - Submissions sent to the park will not be returned to the artist.
For further information, or to submit an application, contact the park by mail, email, or phone at:
Artist-In-Residence Program Coordinator
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
400 Pine Canyon Drive
Salt Flat, Texas 79847
915-828-3251 ext. 2314
Selection is through a competitive process based on artistic merit, as demonstrated by the examples submitted, the ideas expressed in the statement of purpose, and the willingness to accept the conditions of the national park residency opportunity. A panel of National Park Service and Guadalupe Mountain Association representatives chooses the artists and alternates.