THE SALVAGE VANGUARD ARTIST GUEST HOUSE
The SVT Artist Guest House is designed specifically for the needs of artists, staying in Austin, whether for work or respite. It is a space for radical hospitality: Accommodating the creative life at artist-friendly prices.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Artist in Residence/ Studio Manager. Scroll down for application information.
Located in the North Loop neighborhood, the house is a 10 minute walk to Flightpath Coffeehouse, East Side Pies, Komé and other great eateries and shops. The house is a 5 minute walk from the 10 & 7 Bus Stops that lead to downtown.
The house includes...
A spacious private bedroom that can accommodate one artist, or a pair
A flexible main room that can serve as a tradition living room or a workshop studio
A large backyard for gatherings or outdoor creative experimentation
A washer and dryer
A shared fully-equipped kitchen
A shared bathroom with tub/shower
For INformaton and Availability
The Guest House Artist-in-Residence/ Studio Manager is a local artist living in the house’s second bedroom. The Studio Manager serves as hospitality coordinator for guests artists, being as available or hands-off as the guest artist desires. Current Studio Manager: Marina DeYoe-Padraza
We are currently accepting applications for the SVT Guest Artist House 2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence/ Studio Manager.
A local Austin artist is granted one-year of subsidized housing and an opportunity to be the Austin-artist liaison for guest artists staying at the SVT House. The local artist will have an opportunity to foster relationships with guest artists from around the world, and serve in a leadership capacity at SVT as the resident host. As the cost-of-living continues to grow, SVT wishes to provide affordable housing to an Austin-based artist who contributes to the cultural enrichment of Austin.
Maintain a clean home on a regular basis, clean and prepare Guest Artist room and house for guests and artists
Serve as Austin-liaison for Guest Artists, answering questions and responding to requests
Support AD’s in the management of the SVT Guest Artist room
Attend SVT Staff Meetings
Partner with SVT Staff in implementing private events at the house
$600/mth, all bills paid + free internet
Lease September 1, 2018 - August 30, 2019
Host your out-of-town family in the SVT Guest Artist room, based on availability
Networking/relationship opportunities with guest artists
First right of refusal to participate in any artistic development with guest artists.
$500 grant from Salvage Vanguard Theater to support an artistic project occuring during the length of the residency. Additional experience with SVT is negotiable.
TO APPLY… Please write a letter addressed to Co- Producing Artistic Directors, Jenny Larson and Diana Small, no longer than one page, describing how you are qualified to serve as the Studio Manager (speaking directly to the job requirements listed above) and how the residency would serve your artistic work in Austin, TX for the September ‘18-August ‘19 year.
Please include a resume with relevant work history.
Both materials can be emailed to email@example.com with “Studio Manager Application” in the subject line no later than June 20th, 2018. Only applicants who are being considered will be contacted for an interview. Unfortunately, we cannot accept pets at this time.