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Norfolk VA




Artist in Residence


Norfolk, Virginia, USA



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The City of Norfolk, Virginia seeks an Artist-in-Residence to join its team of dedicated public servants for 10-12 months in 2019 to help further Norfolk’s goal of being the most creative city in the region. This is a full-time, temporary position.
Compensation: $35,000 with full city benefits, plus free housing (includes studio space), use of a city vehicle, and a $10,000 materials allowance
Eligibility: Professional designers, visual artists, or performing artists who are legal U.S. residents

Questions? karen.rudd@norfolk.gov (NOTE: please send materials to norfolkarts1@gmail.com Not norfolkarts as stated in announcement)

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