Workspace

Workspace Studios at 101 Greenwich Street, 2017.
Workspace Studios at 101 Greenwich Street, 2017.

About Workspace

LMCC’s flagship residency program, Workspace, is a nine-month studio-based program that focuses on the creative process and cohort development of emerging artists. At its core, Workspace nurtures experimentation, creative risk taking, collaboration, learning and skill sharing through regular opportunities for dialogue with peers and arts professionals. Participating artists are provided semi-private studio spaces and are expected to engage with the cohort for the full duration of the nine-month program. It currently serves between 10 and 15 individuals or collaborative groups annually.

Program Guidelines and Application

Applications for Workspace 2019–2020 are due on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5pm Eastern time. Applicants are notified of LMCC’s decision no later than August 31, 2019. Please do not call or email about results prior to notifications.

An information session about Workspace and application guidelines will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 6–8pm in the current Workspace studios at 101 Greenwich Street.

Please note that the application timeline and eligibility guidelines for the 2019–2020 Workspace session have changed. For the 2019–2020 session, only emerging artists that self-identify as visual artists will be eligible to apply. Please review the program guidelines in full below.

Please click the links below for the 2019-2020 Workspace application and to RSVP for the information session. 

2019-2020 Workspace application 

RSVP for the February 7, 2019 Workspace Information Session

Workspace 2018-2019 Cohort

This cohort is currently in residence at 101 Greenwich Street, from September 2018 to June 2019.

Jury for the 2018-2019 Workspace Cohort

Performing Arts Jury 
Yanira Castro, Choreographer / Extended Life Participant
Malik Gaines, Artist (My Barbarian) / Writer / Associate Chair, NYU Tisch
Noel Allain, Founding Artistic Director, The Bushwick Starr
Greta Hartenstein, Senior Curatorial Assistant, Whitney Museum
Literary Arts Jury
Ben Estes, Founder / Editor, The Song Cave
Emily Shooltz, Associate Artistic Director, Ars Nova
Chris Prioleau, Writer / Development & Communications Manager, NY Writers Coalition
Glendaliz Camacho, Writer / 2015-16 Workspace Participant
Safia Jama, Nonfiction Editor, Apogee Journal

LMCC’s Artist Residency Programs are also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Workspace is also supported, in part, by the Jerome Foundation. Space for the 2018–2019 Workspace program was donated by Cove Property Group and Bentall Kennedy.

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