Stutz Artists Association Residency Grants
Valued at $6,000 per artist, the Stutz Artists Association Residency Grant is one of the largest grants to an individual artist in the state. The winning artists will recieve free studio space and utilities in the Stutz Building for one year
Artists interested in applying for a residency can click here to access the Stutz Artists Association Residency Application. Please note - Applications for the 2013 grant is due July 5, 2013 and the winners will be notified by USPS early in August.
Funding for the program comes from proceeds from the association's annual open house. More information on the Stutz Open House can be accessed by clicking here. In addition to the open house, the association hosts monthly daytime First Friday events as well as an Annual Holiday Exhibition.
Since its inaugural year in 1996, the residency program has provided in-kind contributions of more than $72,000 to 13 local artists. Previous residents are Ginny Taylor Rosner, Jay Parnell, David Kleeman, Kate Oberreich, Kevin Smola, Ismaila "Izo" Nidaye, Stephanie Robertson, Larry Endicott, Kyle Ragsdale, Jan Zoya, Susan Watt Grade, Emily Kennerk, Greg Hull, Mark Pack, Patrick Flaherty, Lydia Burris, William Denton Ray, Brian Myers and Mallory Marty, Emily Budd and Joseph Crone.
The Stutz Artists Association is the largest association of working artists in Indiana. It exists to encourage its member artists and to promote their work. The historic Stutz Business Center is located at 1060 North Capitol Avenue on an entire city block in downtown Indianapolis. The 400,000-square-foot former car factory was renovated in the early 1990s and its studios and office space are now home to more 80 artists, sculptors, photographers, designers, architects and craftsmen.