Participation in the Draper Competition and HIVE Sumer Program is based on the review of this application and acceptance by an advisory committee. Winners must provide for their own living arrangements and expenses during the Summer Program. If you are interested in applying for CalArts summer housing, please let the program administrator know upon acceptance into the program.
This is not an artist residency program. The Draper Competition and the HIVE Summer Program is a platform to allow you to take an idea that may be rooted in art - which has a reach that exceeds traditional venues forms of funding and exhibition - and bring it to the level of imagining as an enterprise.
Application Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2017
To be eligible you must:• Be in good academic standing• Complete and submit the Draper Competition for Creative Innovators application (this form)• Provide a compelling and detailed description of an idea you’d like to develop through the HIVE Summer Program• Have attended previous HIVE programs and events throughout the 2016/2017 academic year
HIVE Incubator: May 22-June 22• If your pitch wins, you will be required to participate in the 5-week HIVE Summer Program to develop your idea.• You will be responsible for managing yourself and your time.• All ideas shared in the Summer Program are open and participants need to keep in mind that sharing confidential information or trade secrets is not advisable. You will, however, maintain control of your own intellectual property and you should be open to sharing ideas, accepting feedback, and being generous to your peers who will be sharing the space with you. • You will be required to participate in supplemental programs (3-5 offered throughout the course of the Summer Program), regularly present your progress, meet with your assigned entrepreneur mentor consistently, and deliver a final presentation of your progress at the end of the program.