NOTICE: CASP A.I.R. will be taking a hiatus for the 2017-2018 years. Please check back with us for information on a 2019 residency!

CASP A.I.R.

CASP is pleased to announce the 2016 CASP A.I.R. Participants! Click here for the full press release.

CASP (Charles Adams Studio Project) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) founded in 2009 in Lubbock, TX. CASP is committed to the development of creative opportunities for artists and the general public, and the cultural enrichment of the Lubbock community and greater West Texas region.

The CASP AIR program provides artists with a four-month residency in the Lubbock Arts District. The residency includes room and board and a $500 monthly stipend, offering artists the opportunity to focus on their work in a rich and supportive creative environment.

Anyone interested in providing support for the CASP Artist-in-Residence Program may contact CASP at 602 Avenue J, Lubbock, TX, 79401, by phone at 806-788-1008, or by email at info@casp-arts.org.

We Do

CASP A.I.R. provides artists with one of our four live/work studios. The 400 sq. foot living area includes a furnished apartment and kitchen,  a patio,  and covered, secure parking. The CASP A.I.R. residency is pet friendly. The 1,100 sq. foot studio space is connected to the living quarters.

The CASP A.I.R. program offers artists a $500/month stipend and a CASP live/work studio free of charge. Residents will also have access to the LHUCA Helen DeVitt Jones Clay StudioCH Foundation Metals Studio and Foundry, and the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio. CASP will also provide transportation (pick up/drop off) upon arrival and departure.

You Do

Artists are responsible for the cost of their materials. Artists are also responsible for personal transportation for the duration of the residency. Public transportation is limited, however bicycles are a viable option if your work does not involve regular transportation of large or heavy materials. For information on the Lubbock public bus system please click here.

Artists selected for residency are required to live and work in the studio provided for them for a minimum of three months. Artists are also expected to engage the local community and to participate in the monthly Lubbock First Friday Art Trail (for information on the art trail, please click here).

Opportunities for community engagement include but are not limited to lectures, workshops/demonstrations/classes, curatorial projects, and open studio hours each week. We encourage innovative projects and activities that relate to your interests / research. Artists should include a description of how they plan to creatively engage the local community during the residency in the application.

 Eligibility

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. At this time, the CASP A.I.R. program is limited to artists with current U.S. citizenship. Artists working in all mediums (including the visual arts, performance, music, dance, theater, film, literature, and craft production) are encouraged to apply. Lubbock residents are also welcome to apply.

Click here for more information.

TO APPLY

 Incomplete applications will not be considered. In your application, please specify the dates you are interested in applying for, or list in order of preference (see below).

Spring: January-April
Summer: May-August
Fall: September-December

Be sure to include:
Resume
Artist Statement: 500 words or less
Statement of intent (500 words or less) for stay at CASP AIR to focus on following questions:
1. How will you and your work engage the Lubbock community?
2. How will you utilize the CASP facilities during your stay?
Portfolio (see Formatting Requirements page of the CASP A.I.R. Application)
2 letters of professional reference
1 letter of character reference

The application for the 2016 CASP A.I.R. program is now closed. Please check back for a 2017 application form.