Studio + Camp Carpenter Residency Applications

Due April 15, 2019

 Apply Here!

* Please note that we give preference to people who apply by the deadline however, all applications received post-date are considered based on availability.

(July-November 2019)

 For National and International visual artists interested in an immersive experience within the cities of Hamtramck and Detroit, Michigan. All mediums are accepted, and artists whose work focuses on sculpture, installation and architectural practices are strongly encouraged to apply.

Artists are provided private rooms in a shared dwellings and have access to the Popps’ various workshops,  gardens, and a supportive, creative community. In addition to the communal studios, we offer the various structures and empty lots around the Popps compound as sites for exploration, providing unique opportunities to realize site specific projects.

Learn more here.

(July Only)

Camp Carpenter is a creative outdoor adventure camp for youth ages 7-14 that takes place in and around Popps Packing each summer. Neighborhood youth work alongside professional, local and visiting artists to create a unique play environment on Carpenter Street: Adventure Playground!

The ideal Camp Carpenter AIR should be interested in sharing their skills, knowledge and creative expertise with the next generation of artistic producers.

Some of the skills we are interested in: good at building stuff, sculpture, printmaking, performance art, physical theater, costume and prop design, clowning around, casting, music.  Experience working with diverse youth.

The selected resident will be required to work 20 hours a week during camp weeks (last 2 weeks of July) in exchange for a reduced residency fee. Artists live and work on site at Popps Packing and have access to studio, gardens and all of the resources and support offered by Popps.

Click here to learn more about Camp Carpenter. 

NOTE: Select “Studio Residency” in the residency option field and mention Camp Carpenter in the “Contribution” field of the application.