NAME: ___________________________                                            ARTIST-IN-

                                               Mountain Rest SC 29664
                                               624 State Parkr Rd
                                               Oconee State Park
                                               ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
ADDRESS: ________________________

DAYTIME PHONE: (____) ___________


MEDIUM: _________________________

PREFERED PARK: Rate the parks
participating in order of preference. Choose
up to your top six state parks.
Table Rock (      ); Oconee ( ); Santee ( );
Givhans Ferry ( ); Poinsett ( );
Barnwell( ); Dreher Island( );                                               South Carolina
Keowee Toxaway ( ); Hickory Knob ( );
Cheraw ( )                                                                   State Park Service
PROGRAM? _______________________


____ RESUME        ____ STATEMENT

____ DISCS       ____ PICTURES


____ $15 APPLICATION FEE                                                       2010 SEASON
SIGNATURE: ______________________
                                               basic cooking equipment, electricity, water,   Selections are made without regard to race,
                                               and all linens. Cabins sleep up to four        religion, marital status, sex, age or national
ARTISTS IN PARKS                               people, and no pets are allowed inside of      origin.
                                               the cabins. Transportation to and from
The South Carolina State Park Service is                                                      APPLICATION PROCEDURE
                                               the selected park will be the responsibility
pleased to announce the 2010 season of its
                                               of the selected artist. The artist should      Applications must be received from
Artist-in-Residence program. Artists will
                                               bring all personal gear, food, and art         August 1, 2009 and postmarked by
have the opportunity to become part of a
                                               supplies.                                      October 31, 2009. All artists’ work must
growing number of resident artists from
state and national parks who relate the                                                       be original. SCPRT employees are not
                                               In return, the participating artists will      eligible to apply. Please include the
park in their works.                           donate an original work representative of      following with application:
                                               their stay at their selected park within 90
Artists have long had an impact on our
                                               days of their residency. The original work         1. A resume including a summary of
perceptions of parks. In the American
                                               will be displayed in the cabins and other             creative works.
West, painters and photographers
                                               facilities throughout the park. The
documented spectacular landscapes for
                                               finished artwork should reflect a part of          2. A one to two page statement
audiences who had never seen such sights.
                                               the artist’s residing park for present and            explaining what you hope to
Dramatic photographs, paintings and
                                               future generations.                                   achieve from the residency and
other art forms helped to stimulate the
establishment of many of our parks and                                                               times you are interested in doing
continue to foster an appreciation of them.                                                          your residency.
                                               THE SELECTION PROCESS
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE                            A jury will be comprised of state park             3. CD’s, DVD’s, pictures, or other
                                               representatives. The selected artist will             samples of previous work.
The Artist-in-Residence program provides                                                             No slides please.
artists with the opportunity to gain           be assigned a South Carolina State Park
                                               with overnight cabin facilities. Their                One self-addressed stamped
inspiration from the natural and cultural                                                            envelope (if you wish your
resources of South Carolina State Parks.       residency date will be determined by the
                                               availability of the cabins per their                  samples returned).
The Artist-in-Residence program is open        assigned park. Artists will be responsible
                                               for contacting their assigned park for             4. Complete entry form.
to all artists whose work can interpret the
park’s natural and/or cultural resources.      their cabin reservation.
                                                                                                  5. $15 application fee (non-
We offer painters, photographers, potters,                                                           refundable) made payable to
sculptors, weavers and other artists the       The Artist-In-Residence program is
                                               open to all art forms, but those that                 Oconee State Park
opportunity to capture the natural and
historical resources of South Carolina State   manipulate or disturb the park’s                   6. Mail to: Artist-in-Residence
Parks. Collaborative proposals will be         resources, or utilize materials from                  Program Oconee State Park
considered.                                    endangered or threatened species will be
                                                                                                     624 State Park Rd
                                               excluded. Collecting materials from
                                                                                                     Mountain Rest SC 29664
The South Carolina State Park Service will     state park property is not permitted.                 For more information: call
provide the use of a cabin to selected                                                               864-638-5353 or email
participants for a one-week period.                                                        
Amenities include a kitchen, bathroom,                                                               subject line AIR 2010

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