Veterans Residency Program

2017 Award Recipients
Adam Allegro
Roger Ourthiague Jr.
Gregory Rick
Ehren Tool

Honorary AIR Awardees:
Stephen Funk
Fanny Garcia

Veterans Residency Program
Kala Veterans Residency Program provides four California Veteran artists with a six-month residency with 24/7 access to Kala’s technical facilities, along with the opportunity to produce work in collaboration with Kala programs, including an exhibition in the Kala gallery. Veteran artists producing innovative work in all mediums including printmaking, digital media, installation art, social practice, photography, and book arts are encouraged to apply.

Program Period
The 2017-2018 Veteran Residency program period is September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Artists must be able to schedule a 1 to 6 month residency during that time. The group exhibition is currently scheduled for September 2018 after the residency period.

Veteran Residency Award Includes:
Cash Award: $600
Studio Residency: Up to six months of studio residency at Kala Art Institute with 24/7 access to our communal studio spaces.
Kala Class: One class or tutorial session that will provide training in a chosen area of printmaking and/or digital media.
Exhibition: Each artist selected is included in a curated group show.
Community: Access to a community and network of approximately 75 artists working at Kala, participation in Kala events, and support of Kala staff.

Eligibility:
– California Veterans that served in the U.S. military