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FORM + ADX AiR

Form 3D Foundry and ADX have partnered to launch the 2018 FORM+ADX Artist-in-Residency (AiR) Program. FORM+ADX AiR is located in Portland, OR. It is a project open to contemporary visual artists in all disciplines. This includes scholars, community artists, architects, designers, scientists, engineers and environmentalists.

FORM+ADX AiR

FORM and ADX have partnered to launch the 2018 FORM+ADX Artist-in-Residency (AiR) Program. FORM+ADX AiR is located in Portland, OR. It is a project open to contemporary visual artists in all disciplines. This includes scholars, community artists, architects, designers, scientists, engineers and environmentalists.

FORM

FORM

ADX Portland

ADX Portland

The program is meant to connect artists with FORM and ADX resources, technology, and materials in order to provide the space necessary to explore new ideas, processes, and perspectives. FORM was founded on the idea of that the newest advances in 3D technology could  energize and elevate artists in new and exciting directions. ADX is a hub for collaboration where individuals and organizations make and learn. By sharing tools, knowledge, and experience, ADX believes in doing things better by working together. As such, this program is a first of its kind. The FORM+ADX AiR recipient will receive a 3-month work space at FORM that includes 3D digital process and printing, a  3-months ADX membership to work with various materials and equipment, and 1-month solo exhibition at ANX Gallery, which is housed at ADX. ANX Gallery is regularly open to the public 12-5pm daily.

An individual artist (not artist team or collaboration) will be selected through a two part process: first, nominations will be considered  and  secondly, a competitive jury will make the final selection. This jury will include but not be limited to, the FORM founder, ADX founder, rotating members of the FORM+ADX AiR team, a leading member of an art institution, and a leading member of a foundry community. The artist will pursue work independently in a diverse and supportive community of peers. The applicant must be: a professional artist recognized by their peers with a minimum of 3 years experience (no experience with 3D programs is required), a current resident of Multnomah, Clackamas, or Washington Counties, and an Oregon resident for a minimum of 3 years. Our intent is to enhance and highlight innovative ideas for the artist and FORM+ADX to collectively expand and pursue a new direction with new work. To be considered, applicants must submit an Intent to Apply with supplementary material no later than Sunday, December 17, 2017, 11:59 pm PST.

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Below is a link to the Intent to Apply online form. It is the first step of the application process for the 2018 FORM+ADX Artist-in-Residency (AiR) Program and is required of all applicants. These Intent to Apply forms are screened by FORM and ADX staff in order to determine eligibility, after which eligible applicants are invited to submit a proposal. A proposal guideline will then be distributed at that time. The receiving of an invitation to submit a proposal does not guarantee funding for any project.

Intent to Apply documents are evaluated for eligibility as follows:

  • The project is new and original. The work would involve utilizing the digital and 3D print process. This may include mixed media.
  • The applicant must be a professional artist, recognized by their peers with a minimum of 3 years experience, however no experience with 3D is required.
  • An Oregon resident for a minimum of 3 years and a current resident of Multnomah, Clackamas, or Washington Counties.
  • Currently not a student attending school.
  • Currently not employed or contracting with FORM and/or ADX. 
  • Artist Statement (1500 characters or less)
  • Written project proposal (200 characters or less)
  • Supplementary material:

- 5 images of the applicant’s work no later than 3 years old
- Up to two (2) youtube video links of the artist’s work may replace two (2) images. Each video should consist only of one (1) project.
- Résumé/CV (3 pages maximum, PDF)
- Contact information for two (2) professional references

Please consult the dates below for more detailed submission timelines.

Information Session: *UPDATE* Friday, December 8, 2017, 7pm-9pm  (ANX 1015 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, 97214)
Intent to Apply Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Invitation to Submit a Proposal Notification: Friday, December 29, 2017
Proposal Submission Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2018
Proposal Advisory Panel Convening: Tuesday 16-31, 2018
Award Notification: Monday, February 5, 2018
Residency Engagements: must occur between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018
Artist Talk: to occur between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018
Solo Exhibition: June 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2018
Final Report due within 30 days of the project’s conclusion

Visit our websites for information on Form 3D Foundry, ADX and ANX Gallery:

form.xyz
adxportland.com
adxportland.com/anx-gallery/

FORM+ADX AiR Locations include:

FORM, 2808 SE 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97202
ADX, 417 SE 11th Avenue, Portland OR 97214  
ANX Gallery, 1015 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, 97214


Please click on Submit Intent to Apply to fill out the form. We will be notifying participants by Friday, December 29, 2017.

For more information on the application process, contact hello@form.xyz