Foundation / Corporation
Oak Spring Garden Foundation (OSGF)
05/26/22 11:59 PM EST
Grants of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists to support a residency program and artwork related to botanical arts. The program is intended to support exceptional artists who create scientifically accurate and aesthetic illustrations of plant species. The residency will take place at the Oak Spring estate in Upperville, Virginia during the spring when the gardens and landscape are in bloom.
This residency provides botanical artists time and space to work on their own projects, utilizing materials from the venue's formal garden or the broader 700-acre landscape, and to visit the Foundation's rare book library that includes many exquisite examples of historical botanical art.
Residents will attend an expedited orientation tour of approximately two hours on their first day to familiarize them with the site and the resources available to them. This will include brief tours of the formal garden, landscape, and library, as well as an informal “meet and greet” with selected OSGF staff. After this introduction residents are free to work independently on their projects, explore the landscape, and visit the library.
Residents are housed in nicely appointed homes where they will have a private bedroom and bathroom and share a living room and kitchen. Botanical artists will also have a dedicated studio space in close proximity to their accommodation. Residents will be provided with a bicycle during the residency to help them get around the large, rural site. Due to the relatively isolated nature of the site, some residents may wish to bring or rent a car during their residency.
GrantWatch ID#: 196913
This award includes a $1,000 individual grant and an offer to purchase one final work on paper for $1,000 that will be accessioned into the OSGF Florilegium, and a residence at OSGF.
Two-to-four-week residency program during the period of Monday, March 27, 2023 – Sunday, April 23, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://osgf.submittable.com/submit/215042/2023-residency-and-fellowship-opportunities
For questions, please reach out to the Head of Residency and Fellowship Programs, Danielle Eady, at email@example.com.
Oak Spring Garden Foundation
1776 Loughborough Lane
Upperville, VA 20184
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