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2013 December 17
Learn how to become an AAAD Featured Artist!

Learn how to become an AAAD Featured Artist!


When the weather gets cold, I dream of chili peppers.  Ridiculous? Maybe.  You want hot cocoa, I want hot cocoa too…with a little chili pepper.  We’re not that different.  Oh, but how I long for a Tortas ahogadas (drowned sandwich) soaked in all of its chili pepper glory.  Is it wrong to apply for an artist residency, like the one in this next Call, just to eat a sandwich–a really, really good sandwich?  Luckily there are many great reason other than the Tortas ahogadas to apply.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Applications from 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writers Residency Program (Chapala, Mexico) for their Spring Residency Program.  Free studio, housing AND a food stipend.  You just have to get yourself to Mexico.  Just applythrough the CAFE system; you know you need this…

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Learn more about the 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Spring Artist Residency in Central MexicoRESIDENCY:


ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all visual artists, musicians & writers

MEDIA:  Open to all media

DEADLINE:  January 18, 2014

NOTIFICATION:  February 2, 2014

ENTRY FEE:  The application fee is $36 and if you apply to both residencies (artist and writer), there is a $12 discount. Artists who are re-applying also qualify for a $12 discount. Only one discount will apply.

Click to learn from previous residents!

Click to learn from previous residents!

For a list of discounts and specifications, download: Download COUPON CODES AND DISCOUNTS FOR WEBSITE.

AWARDS:  This is a free one-month residency. Your residency offers you free wi-fi, weekly maid service, a food stipend of $1,000 pesos and all utilities. You will only be responsible for your laundry, local transportation, entertainment and additional food. International calls can be made via skype.

You are responsible for your travel to and from the Guadalajara International airport, which is just 25 minutes from Chapala.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

Learn more about the XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writers Residency Program!

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