The Artist at Sea Residency provides the opportunity for a visual artist, writer or musician to spend 14 days on an oceanic research vessel interacting with a scientific team gathering data on the dynamics of mesozooplankton food webs at different depths and during different seasonal currents off of the Oregon and California coast. The next research trip is scheduled for Feb 15- March 2, 2023. The ship will be loaded on Feb 14 with an anticipated departure date of Feb 15. The ship will return on March 2 and the ship will be unloaded on March 3 . The selected artist must be available from Feb 14- March 3, 2023. The (optional) 2 week residency at Sitka will follow after.
November 1, 2022
– An opportunity to live on an oceanic research vessel for 14 days among a team of research scientists from OSU, UofO and PSU
– Free room and board while on the ship with an additional (optional) 2 week stay at Sitka’s main campus to creatively respond to the experience
– $1500 artist stipend including travel and materials
– An opportunity to share or display the art created during this residency in a variety of channels including the HMSC Visitor Center, the Sitka Art Invitational and at a show at the Giustina Gallery on the University of Oregon Campus in Corvallis