Residencies

Acceptance into a two-week residency is determined through a jury process and requires a written letter of intent* (what work do you propose to do while an artist-in-residence, and how it will contribute to the Olive Street and/or Lakewood Theater community), along with a few digital images of recent work or professional website address.  The deadline for submission of an application is February 10th prior to the spring you wish to attend, March 10th prior to the summer, or July 10th for autumn attendance.  Notification of your acceptance into a residency session will be made within 30 days of receipt of your application.

Following notification of your acceptance into a residency, you will receive a commitment form which must be signed and returned within 14 days along with a deposit check for $350.  This deposit holds your reservation as artist-in-residence and will be deducted from the cost of your residency.  It also serves as a commitment on your behalf to attend, and therefore is not refundable.

The total cost to attend a two-week program (which includes lodging, studio space, and meals**) is $1500 for summer residencies, $1000 for spring or autumn residencies.  Payment in full must be received no less than 15 days prior to your scheduled begin date.  Travel costs & arrangements, as well as the cost of art supplies are the responsibility of the artist.

The summer season follows that of the theater, being mid-May to mid-September. Spring is mid-April to mid-May, and autumn is mid-September to mid-October.

Full season residencies may be available. Please contact us for more information including pricing.  createonolivestreet@gmail.com 

*Please send your letter of intent to: The Olive Street Project c/o Dawnella Sutton PO Box 51 Edgecomb, Maine 04556

**Continental style breakfast delivered to your accomodations, lunch & dinner in community kitchen at the Tower House (4 Olive Street)