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The Sweet Dreams Society aims to help artists in the early steps of their journey. Society members will receive the time, space and resources they need to create, gaining confidence in their craft and forging lifelong bonds with mentors and peers. Together, we’ll build a network of globally recognized, multi-disciplinary talent under the Sweet Dreams banner.

Graduate Providence is still accepting summer residency applications.

Key Application Dates

Summer ’22 Residency: June – August
Application Deadline: Rolling Basis

Who We're Looking For

  • Talented artists with strong ties to the Graduate community they’re applying for
  • Personalities who are comfortable in front of the camera
  • Must be based primarily in the US and over the age of 18

Benefits of Joining the society

  • Dedicated studio space at a Graduate Hotels Artist Lab
  • Stipend for materials to support creative ambitions
  • Food and Beverage credits
  • End of Program Showcase + Gallery Exhibit

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    Upload your Resumé (PDF Only) *

    A current resume as it relates to your craft – what is your experience so far? Include an introduction around your relevant qualifications and preferred materials, medium, and processes used (i.e., working methods, aesthetics, etc.)

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    Video Proposal *

    Please provide a link to a brief video (hosted on YouTube or Vimeo) of you detailing you vision for your time in residency and how you would like to collaborate with Sweet Dreams mentors.What would like like to create during your residency?

    Video should not exceed three minutes.

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    Two professional references supporting your application.

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    Visual Artists


    • New Haven, CT
    • Berkeley, CA
    • Eugene, OR
    • Providence, RI
    • Richmond, VA
    • Seattle, WA
    • Athens, GA
    • Ann Arbor, MI
    • Nashville, TN
    • Roosevelt Island, NY

    Including but not limited to:

    • Painters
    • Sculptors
    • Fashion Designers
    • Print Makers
    • Wood Workers
    • Book Makers
    • Film Makers
    • Graphic Designers
    • Illustrators
    • Fiber Artists