Artist in Residence Open Call

Worthless Studios

7 Knickerbocker Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237


Jun 07, 2023


May 18, 2023

WORTHLESSSTUDIOS launches an inaugural Artist in Residence program running from September to December 2023. The residency will be production focused, supporting underserved sculptors and installation artists at pivotal moments in their careers. This residency will expand on their comprehensive approach to helping artists realize their creative visions while ensuring they have resources to advance their skills and careers.

The first cohort will be welcomed to WORTHLESSSTUDIOS’ new 10,000 square-foot facility at 7 Knickerbocker Avenue in Brooklyn. Their residency aspires to include Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIAP+, women, nonbinary, and disabled artists, to fulfill the urgent need for fabrication tools, financial support, technical assistance, and space that so many underrepresented artists seek.

Over the past three years, WORTHLESSSTUDIOS has provided mission-driven opportunities for artists through their open calls for FREE FILM, the Plywood Protection Project, and 1-800 Happy Birthday. Apply today and be a part of WORTHLESSSTUDIOS’ next breakout program!

Who: 5-6 young career artists working in sculpture or installation

Where: WORTHLESSSTUDIOS, 7 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237


Open Call: May 10th - June 7th, 2023

Artist Cohort Announced: Early July

Residency: September 4th - December 1st, 2023

Exhibition: December 1st - December 17th, 2023


$3,000 material stipend

$1,500 artist stipend

Personal semi-private studio space within WORTHLESSSTUDIOS (~500 sqft)

Culminating exhibition

Artsy page

Facilitation of Open Studio days

Production of Artist Panels

Access to Materials For the Arts

Access to technical assistance

Access to WORTHLESSSTUDIOS’ fabrication facility