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

Each chapter is accepting either a Visual Artist or a Music + Sound Artist. See examples of each here.

Applications are now being accepted on a rolling basis! Final deadline to apply: August 15th 

We look forward to receiving your application. All applicants will be notified by August 27th.

Who we are 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
  • Mentorship from a diverse network of experienced creators & connectors
  • Lessons on branding & monetizing your art
  • Stipend to support your creative ambitions

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    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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    A brief 200-word written proposal that indicates your vision for your time in residency and how you would like to collaborate with Sweet Dreams mentors. What would you like to create?

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    Visual Artists


    • New Haven, CT
    • Berkeley, CA
    • Eugene, OR
    • Providence, RI
    • Richmond, VA
    • Seattle, WA

    Including but not limited to:

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

    Music + Sound Artists


    • Athens, GA
    • Ann Arbor, MI
    • Nashville, TN
    • Roosevelt Island, NY

    Including but not limited to:

    • Singers
    • Musicians
    • Podcasters
    • DJs
    • Sound Mixers