Block Chronicles in collaboration with Casa San Jose have launched the Pittsburgh Latinx Artist Residency (PLAR) program. The first of its kind 10-month opportunity for emerging Latinx artists in Allegheny County. Each artist will receive support in career development and sustainability. Subscribe to our listserv for the latest P-LAR news and events. Read the official press release.

Our inaugural P-LAR cohort will:  

  • Participate in an opening retreat in an area within driving distance of Allegheny County and a closing retreat in Puerto Rico with sessions in: Artistry; Health & Well-being; Financial Advising; Strategic planning; Grant Writing, and Curriculum & Instruction

  • Receive support from a team of mentors in your discipline including feedback and input on development of projects

  • Monthly sessions with nationally recognized artists in topics related to Artist Development, Health and Well-being, and Strategic Planning

  • Curate art installations for Casa San Jose’s 2022 Annual Robert Clemente Day Celebration.

  • Work with young learners (K-12) for 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month 

  • Individual artist talks hosted by university and art-based organizations

  • Profiled in an individual webisode of Block Chronicles

  • Receive a maximum stipend of $5000 ($500/month) throughout the duration of the residency

  • Receive additional funding to support the development of new work

For additional information or questions, please contact Andrea
 

Your contribution enables P-LAR to continue supporting Latinx artists in Allegheny County.

The Pittsburgh Latinx Artist Residency (P-LAR) is supported in part by New Sun Rising's Collective Action for Re-imagining (CAR) Grants

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Community Partners & Corporate Sponsors

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