Velvetpark invites LGBTQ+ writers at any point of their career to apply for this six month workspace residency to develop and complete a body of work.
Velvetpark Residency is a project based work-studio, awarded through a selection process by open application. Velvetpark‘s Residency award is for an artist, writer, creator at any stage in their career open to anyone age eighteen and above, who is not enrolled in an academic program. The residency is for a 6 month term, as indicated in application form. The VP Residency is housed within Crown Studios, an artist building on a floor of eleven working arts professionals in the Crown and Prospect Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York.
Velvetpark serves as a platform for artists, writers, and activists in the LGBTQI community through multi-platform publishing and an artist residency program.