Arts Longmont

Artist in Residence

 

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30 Years & Counting

The Artist in Residence (AIR) program is a partnership between the Arts Longmont and the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) that promotes the mutually beneficial relationship between art and academics.

Each year, the SVVSD estimates at least 250 students per school benefit from involvement in the AIR program. These students represent a variety of socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. The Artists in Residence commit to 40 hours of classroom time. The artist receives a stipend and money for materials. During their programs, the artists share their skills and knowledge with the next generation. In this setting, students who may not otherwise get the chance are introduced to the world of art, observe artists in action, and participate in the creative process. When the project is complete, students are rewarded with a performance or completed piece of art that they can share with families, other students, and the community. Some students may never have had previous exposure to fine art come away with a finer appreciation of art.

2015 Artist in Residence Projects

Mountain States Children’s Home  – Bruce Bennett, Art Enrichment

Lyons Middle/High School – Margaret Josey Parker, Mosaic Mural and Ceramic Houses

Mead Middle School – Mary E. B. Diamond, Mural

Fall River Elementary – Sara Broers Brown, Quilt Project

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Artist in Residence Application 2015-2016  Now a fillable PDF!

For more information about Artists in Residence, please contact Arts Longmont at info@artslongmont.org

Thanks to Our Sponsors: City of Longmont, Xcel Energy, and Target!

 



Current Exhibitions!

What Unfolds … an exhibition about process and blind trust

March 10-April 29, 2017

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Visit our artists!

April 8: Gaynor Nelson & Tammy Helart

April 15: David Bailey & Keith Sanders

April 22: Angelo Ambrosia & Alecia Jensen

April 29: John Goyer & Alecia Jensen

 
Gallery & Office Hours

 Gallery Hours:

356 Main St., Longmont

Tues – Sat 11am-5pm

2nd Fridays until 9pm

Office Hours:

Tues-Fri 11am-5pm

 



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