Writers Residency Announcement | Winter/Spring

We are excited to announce our Visual Artist Workspace Residency for Winter/Spring 2023! Velvetpark welcomes LGBTQ+ writers at any stage in their career to apply. Applications open on September 19th, 2022.

The awardee will have 24/7 access to their private studio for a six months beginning January 6th, 2022 ending June 30th, 2022 (subject to change).

Applications are open, Monday, September 19th, 2022 – deadline Friday, November 11th, 2022, 11:59pm. A selection committee will review the submissions and the awardee will be notified in the last week of June and announced on the VP site shortly thereafter. 

Artists please note, the studio is of moderate size; 114 sq ft; 14’ x 8’, with 12’ ceilings, large 6’ x 6’ window (see photos below).

The VP residency is housed within Crown Studios, an artist building on a floor of eleven working arts professionals in the Crown and Prospect Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York. 

For more information please read our FAQs or please write us on our contact page.

Ready to apply? please see our Application Materials Checklist to make sure you have everything you need. 

Writers Residency Winter/Spring 2023 (Applications open soon)

Get a glimpse of the studio below!