Application Information

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Application Checklist 

– Resume/CV

– 10 image/media work samples

– Artist statement (250 words or less)

– Residency goals (250 words or less)

– Three references: name and contact information (letters of recommendation not required)


Please email Amanda Sparks at with any questions or if you need assistance with the application process.


Applicants must be visual artists, 21+ years of age, and live in Memphis, TN or within a 25-mile radius. Applicants enrolled in an academic program during the residency session are not eligible to apply.

Crosstown Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and disability.

Application Review Process

SlideRoom will confirm receipt of all submitted applications. A review panel will score applications; selections will be based on work samples and proposed plans for the residency. Notifications to all applicants will be sent via email after the final selection is made.

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