Apply For Studio in the Park Residency


LMCC announces the launch of Studio in the Park 2018 residency organized by ArtBuilt in partnership with New York City Parks, the Queens MuseumThe Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)DreamYard, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), Seward Park Conservancy, and Immigrant Social Services (ISSNYC). This residency opportunity will provide an artist or artist collective use of a 150 square foot mobile studio space, situated in a NYC public park, to carry out a community-engaged art project over the course of 6 weeks.

LMCC is thrilled to collaborate with these partners to bring the project to Seward Park in the Lower East Side. We will be hosting an information session for all interested applicants:

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:30–8:00 pm.
Facilitated by ArtBuilt, hosted by LMCC
125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor, New York 10038


Find more information about eligibility, application process, key dates for the residency and expectations from selected artists by clicking here.
Artists are welcome to propose projects that align with their existing practice, or that demonstrate alignment with one of the 2018 residency themes: Immigration, Neighborhood Change, and Cultural Heritage. Applications are accepted for the residency at Seward Park (Manhattan) as well as two other sites: Railroad Park (Bronx) and Flushing Meadows Corona Park (Queens).
Studio in the Park Residency Application
Seward Park Artist Residency: July 1–August 15, 2018
Application deadline: Monday, April 23, 2018

Please address your questions to ArtBuilt staff at We hope to see you at the information session on April 18!

Photo credited: ArtBuilt Mobile Studio, Courtesy of Esther Robinson.