Residency Application

Important Information

Important Information:  SAVE YOUR INFORMATION in a separate word document in addition to submitting application!  Currently there is an issue with some applications not uploading;  if you do not receive a confirmation that says “your message was sent…” at bottom of page in blue directly under the send button then the application did not upload.  If that happens email the information to in the form of a word doc (not pdf).  Cut and paste the questions from the application and insure your response does note exceed the character count (not word count). 

Studios will become available at the beginning of 2018. We will accept applications until 9/16/2017 at 3PM.

PLEASE read & understand everything BEFORE completing application and uploading files! 

You may upload your files and complete your Studio Application below…

  • IMPORTANT: Upload exactly 10 images of work completed with in the last two years (files should be named LastnameFirstnameXX.jpg — for example: SmithJohn01.jpg — numbered in the order they should be shown to the jury — should be less than 2 mb per file and between 800 and 1200 pixels in the long dimension). File extensions allowed: jpg   jpeg   wmv   mpg   mpeg   png
  • If necessary, video or audio files too large to upload (nothing longer than 2 minutes, please!) can be written to CD or DVD and dropped off at our office or mailed to:
    Studios Inc
    Colby K Smith, Director 816-994-7134
    1708 Campbell
    Kansas City MO 64108
    Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm
  • Do not submit original copies of information — they will not be returned to you!!
  • After uploading your 10 files, please complete and submit the application form below.

File Upload



  • LastnameFirstnameXX.jpg
  • less than 2mb per file
  • between 800 and 1200 pixels in the long dimension
  • file extensions allowed:
    • jpg, jpeg, png, wmv, mpg, mpeg

2017 Studios Inc Residency Application

Characters remaining: 2500

An annotated IMAGE LIST of uploaded files (of work completed during past two years) that clearly indicates the uploaded filename, title, dimensions, materials, and date of each work. (2,500 max characters)

Characters remaining: 6000

A current resume or CV (6,000 max characters) *

Characters remaining: 1500

A statement of your interest in this opportunity (1,500 max characters). Include

  1. a description of your current career level
  2. your definition of the ideal “next level” for your career and how you plan to obtain this
  3. how you anticipate The Studios experience will impact your career objectives
  4. please do NOT include your financial situation, as this is not a need-based opportunity

Characters remaining: 1500

A short description of how you plan to use the space, with a brief description of the media and process you typically employ in making your work * (Max 1500 characters)

Residencies are open to all visual artists. Studios Inc does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, economic or social standing, political or religious beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, or artistic expression.