COLLAB is a new creative residency program sponsored by the Loudoun Arts CouncilLoudoun Arts and Loudoun County Public Library are pleased to announce the resumption of their unique Artist-in-Residency Program. In our COLLAB atelier project, selected artists have enjoyed three month long rent-free residencies in local libraries.

COLLAB offers four three-month residency periods each year. Artists are encouraged to plan interactions with collaborators and other users of the space during their three-month residency. Residencies will be awarded based on the quality of the artists' proposals, with special consideration given to artists willing to collaborate with partners on at least one project during the residency. This program is not limited to visual artists. Performers, writers, musicians, and makers are also encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in cross-media collaborations. Artists are also encouraged to document and share their experiences during the residency.
Opportunities are available on a rotating basis between the Makerspaces at at Brambleton, Sterling, and Rust Libraries. The Makerspaces are open to the public seven days a week and open until 9pm six nights per week, with work tables, tools, and access to 3-D printers and other technologies. During the three-month residency, library staff will work with the artist to create an event, class, exhibit, or presentation reflecting the artist's project.
Resident artists will be allowed to display and sell artwork from the studio spaces. LCPL and Loudoun Arts will promote resident artists' events through their websites and other electronic media.
Interested in this creative opportunity? Apply Here.