SMUSH Gallery's Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Application
SMUSH Gallery is now accepting applications to our Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program! This program offers artists of all disciplines space for studio work, rehearsal, performance, and exhibition in our beautiful storefront art space. Artists receive up to 80 hours/week in select weeks throughout July and August, plus use of gallery equipment and publicity support. Non-profit and independent artists and organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Please read the Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Info Sheet before you apply.

Residencies are available the weeks of July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19. Artists may apply for up to three weeks of residency time.

Applications are due April 1st, 2019. Applicants will be notified on April 16, 2019 and we request confirmation of residency by April 23, 2019. Contracts and residency fee deposits are due May 1, 2019.

Residency fees are $550 per week. Scholarships are available and all applying artists are automatically considered.

SMUSH Gallery is located at 340 Summit Ave in Jersey City, NJ, a ten minute walk from the Journal Square PATH station.

Questions? Please read the Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Info Sheet (available at and Application first, then we'll happily answer your questions at!

Email address *
INFO SHEET. Please confirm that you have read the residency Info Sheet, including the residency fees, available at
Name of Artist or Organization *
Contact Person *
Contact Phone Number *
Website & Social Media *
I am/we are *
BIO. Tell us about yourself and your art practice in 500 words or less. For groups, please list all participating members and their roles. *
YOUR RESIDENCY. Outline how you plan to use your residency in 500 words or less. Briefly describe your residency project(s), materials/supplies/equipment you plan to bring or use, the significance of a residency at this point in your practice or project, and any open questions you plan to carry into your residency. *
PUBLIC EVENTS. If you plan to host a public event (ticketed performance, exhibition, etc.), briefly outline your event plan. *
WORK SAMPLES. Include 3-5 links that represent your strongest and/or favorite work and a brief description of how each piece illuminates your art practice or project. For works longer than 5 minutes, please indicate cue times. Visual artists may include up to 10 links. *
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY & DATE PREFERENCES. Residency periods are available from 1 to 3 weeks, beginning on Mondays. Please discuss how long a residency you would like, in full weeks, and any date preferences. *
DATES. Check all the weeks for which you would like to be considered. *
STATEMENT OF NEED. Limited scholarships are available, and all artists are automatically considered for these awards. You are invited to provide a further statement of need or benefit if you wish.
REFERENCES. Please provide two letters of reference and the referrer's contact information. *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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