Pace House Residency, Stonington, Maine – Application Form

Application deadline: Application completed by 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 2015.

Application Requirements:

Prepare the following information in advance of submitting your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.

  • One-page statement of purpose explaining why you want to attend this residency
  • Resume
  • Work samples:
  1. For artists submitting images: 10 digital images of your work are required. All images should be formatted as jpegs with a minimum width of 800 pixels and a maximum of 1024 pixels per side, saved at a resolution of 72 dpi. Name your image files as follows: lastnamefirstnamenumber.jpg (i.e. smithjohn1.jpg, smithjohn2.jpg). Do not include any spaces, dashes, or other symbols when labeling your images. Image information, including title, date, media, and physical dimensions of each piece, must be supplied in the space below each image upload. 
  2. For time based/ new media work: Supply URLs for 3 video or sound pieces. Submit links through YouTube. The selection committee may review only a small portion of time-based work. Please consider this when selecting your work to be reviewed.
  3. For writers or scholars: 2-3 writing samples that are one to two pages long. Save your 2-3 submissions into one document.
  • All submissions must have been completed within the last three years.
  • All documents listed above should be saved as a Word document or a PDF.

Application Instructions:

  1. Complete application form below.
  2. Upload documents: resume, statement of purpose.
  3. Upload video submissions (time based/ new media applicants only) or writing samples (writing applicants only). Skip this step if you are applying with images.
  4. Upload image (if you are applying with images) using the “Browse” button. Type all image information on the following line.  After each image upload is completed,  continue in the same manner until all 10 images are uploaded.
  5.  Click “Submit”.

Questions? Review the More Information tab on the Pace House page of the MECA website. If your questions are not answered there, call Jill Dalton, Associate Director of Artists at Work and Director of Alumni Relations at 207.699.5018 or email alums@meca.edu.
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  • PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive a thank you confirmation and an email message after submitting your application, your application has not successfully uploaded. Contact the alumni office with any questions. alums@meca.edu or 207.699.5018

  • If more than one person is applying for a residency please submit a single application for the entire group and indicate the lead contact person. If you are applying for more than one residency, submit a separate application for each residency location.
  • (for alumni applicants only)
  • Applicant must have at least one child under the age of 18 to qualify for this stipend. Two applicants will be chosen by lottery.
  • Allowed: .doc, .docx, .pdf
  • Allowed: .doc, .docx, .pdf
  • Video Submissions and Writing Samples

    Upload either video submissions for time based/new media work or writing samples for a writer/scholar application. Skip this step if you are applying with images.
  • List 3 URLs linking to YouTube if you are applying with video or sound-based work.
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  • If you are submitting writing samples, save your 2-3 submissions in one document. Allowed: .doc, .docx, .pdf
  • Image Upload

    If you are applying with video submissions or writing samples, skip this step and click "Submit" at the bottom of this page.
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions
  • Allowed: .jpg, .jpeg
  • title, date created, media, and dimensions