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CALL for PROPOSALS: Bernheim AiR

Learn more from the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest!

foraged FOOD

Most people think of Spring as the prime food foraging season with flowers in full bloom & greens at their most tender.  But don’t dismiss Fall.  Mushrooms abound as well as a number of nuts and berries.  For all those caffeine addicts, some holly leaves have more caffeine by weight than coffee beans, just don’t eat the berries, please.  This next Call comes from a place home to one of North America’s largest collections of holly species & a large Edible Gardens.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Proposals from Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest for 2018 Artists in Residency.  There is a stipend but no entry fee.  The gift of time is invaluable to every artist.  Could this be the residency for you?

2018 Artists in Residency from Bernheim Arboretum

Learn more from the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest!ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists 18+

MEDIA: Open to all media. Bernheim is most interested in work that furthers expands the artist’s practice & the interplay between visual art and the natural world. This program enhances the visitor experience through interaction with art & artists while fulfilling Bernheim’s mission of “connecting people to nature”, through the lens of art. Bernheim believes that if people recognize & benefit from the value found in nature, quality of life would be enhanced, hence motivating them to protect the natural world for both its practical & intrinsic value.

DEADLINE:  January 14, 2017

NOTIFICATION:  March 15, 2018


AWARDS:  Bernheim will Provide Comfortable Housing in a beautiful wooded setting and an honorarium up to $2,500.00 USD**.  This honorarium is to help offset travel expenses for artists visiting from afar. (Regional Artist in Residence can expect to receive a minimum of $1000 honorarium. Recipients of a Bernheim Regional artists include those currently living in Kentucky, Southern Indiana and the greater vicinities of Cincinnati, OH and Nashville, TN.)   In exchange, artists will create a site-specific sculpture or project or exhibition, with least one mutually agreed upon work of art left to the Bernheim Foundation. There is also some form of public engagement required such as a lecture, workshop, demonstration or participation in one of ’s annual events. 

Recipients are required to live and work at Bernheim for a minimum of four weeks to three months. Bernheim will provide comfortable housing in a one-room cabin with kitchen, AC, heating, Wi-Fi and a log-burning fireplace accessible from outside the arboretum. There is a lakeside studio that is heated, with electricity, concrete floors, a utility sink, and a large, well-lit wall.  *Editor’s Note: Of the amazing amenities Bernheim offers, one of them is an Edible Garden that provides food served daily in their cafe, another being wild edibles classes.  Just FYI.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

Learn more from the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest!


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CALL for PROPOSALS: Bernheim AiR


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