The Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists

Applications for individual artists or artist-couples are due no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time February 1, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by March 1, 2019 and must accept the award by March 15, 2019.

Learn more about the Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists.

Important: Requirements for Recent Work

Please read carefully the following requirements for the files of recent work uploaded with your application.

  • TOTAL File Size Limit: 32MB
  • Limit: up to 12 pieces
  • Use only alphanumeric characters in your file names. Characters like # or : may hinder the upload process. Do not use spaces in the file names.
  • The images/videos submitted in your application are reviewed by a blind jury. Therefore, it is imperative that they be labeled with a clear information of the medium and size and that they do not include anything that would identify the artist.
  • The images/videos and information must not contain any information that can be used to identify you. If such information is included, your images will not be forwarded to the jury, and your application will be denied.

For visual artists:

  • Image files must be JPEGs (.jpg)
  • Complete the Information fields with the dimensions, medium, and date completed for each image you upload.

Performance, video, and film artists:

  • Video files for this application must be in MPEG-4 (.mp4) or MOV (.mov) formats.

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Completed applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., February 1, 2018

Personal Information


Candidates may be asked to supply letters of reference. Please do not submit any such letters unless asked. The TOTAL limit for files uploaded below is 32MB.

Letter of Intent

The letter of intent must describe the work you plan to undertake while in residence and how the specific nature of this residency will benefit your work.

Samples of Recent Work