Artist Residency

October 17–November 17, 2017

Application deadline: EXTENDED TO AUGUST 30, 2017
Open to the public for CWOS, October 21 and 22, 2017
Closing reception and talks/presentations, Friday, November 17, 6 pm

Name *
Phone *
Please provide your social media links
Submissions and Agreements *


No entry fee.

Fill out and submit the application. Then send five jpgs of high-quality and your CV by email to Please use the same name and email used on the application and use CWOS Residency in the subject line.

Download ECOCA floor plans here. Tell us which three areas you are interested in. We reserve the right to set the final layout of space. All media is welcome—including writers, performers, and emerging forms.

Participation fee for accepted artists is $200

Requires a $100 security deposit due upon acceptance and delivery of a signed Art Liability Release form. All spaces must be returned to the state they were found. Security deposit will be returned at check out time before or on November 17, 9 pm.

Must sign liability waiver.

Please bring a tarp or floor covering.

May not drill or do anything invasive to building w/o permission from ECOCA.

Participating artist work hours are Wednesday–Thursday 5–8 pm and Sundays 1 –4 pm. Special arrangements may be with ECOCA. Workspace only. This is not a live-work residency. 

We encourage artists who are selected to also register for CWOS weekend w/ Artspace to be included as a CWOS artist in marketing and programming events.

Ely Center of Contemporary Art@John Slade Ely House Galleries

51 Trumbull Street, New Haven, CT 06510