Call: Escape to Create Residency

DEADLINE: July 10, 2017

Escape to Create is a nationally recognized multidisciplinary artist residency hosted since 1993 by the Seaside, FL community. Seaside is a small coastal town in the panhandle of Florida hailed throughout the world as the birthplace of New Urbanism. E2C is a volunteer non-profit organization that represents the unique character of a community deeply invested in the arts. Residencies are made possible through the generosity of Seaside homeowners, merchants, and donors.

Since their first artists-in-residence arrived over 25 years ago, Escape to Create has gained national recognition for its impact in the region and in the creative lives of their alums. Over 150 writers, musicians, visual artists, and scholars have been awarded a month-long retreat as emerging and mid-career artists. E2C Alumni include nominees and recipients of the nation’s highest awards including Pulitzer and Pushcart Prizes; National Book Award; American Academy of Arts & Letters; The American Academy in Rome; ASCAP Awards; Aaron Copeland Award; Guggenheim Foundation; James Beard Award, Grammy Award and many more.  Seaside is honored to have furthered their creative work and celebrate their ongoing contributions to the arts.

Applications now being accepted for 2018: Jan 3 – 31 or Jan 31, 2018 – Feb 28, 2018  

Residencies will be awarded on August 15, 2017.

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