Residencies

We have multiple residency opportunities spanning both our Gowanus and Sunset Park locations. Please note: we do not provide housing.

Visiting Artist Residency

The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space and Trestle community. Each cycle,  one artist receives free Brooklyn Art Space Semi-Private studio membership for six months. The Visiting Resident Artist leads one art talk and one critique or workshop during the residency.  Current Visiting Artist Resident: Tahir Karmali

The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space and Trestle community. Each cycle,  one artist receives free Brooklyn Art Space Semi-Private studio membership for six months. The Visiting Resident Artist leads one art talk and one critique or workshop during the residency. 

Current Visiting Artist Resident: Tahir Karmali

Open Studio Residency

This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an Open Studio Member (850 3rd Ave, Sunset Park, BK). Residents receive a 10% discount on the Open Studio Membership while getting additional support of 6 months advisory with Jason Stopa or Christina Kelly.

This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an Open Studio Member (850 3rd Ave, Sunset Park, BK). Residents receive a 10% discount on the Open Studio Membership while getting additional support of 6 months advisory with Jason Stopa or Christina Kelly.

Curator-In-Residence
at Trestle Projects

The CIR will utilize Trestle Projects at 400 3rd Avenue. Supported by Trestle Art Space and Trestle Gallery, the CIR program offers an opportunity for curators and artists-as-curators to develop and expand the scope of their practice through a 10-month residency. Curators will work with contemporary artists to create a series of exhibitions in Trestle Projects’ 350 square foot space.  Throughout their time (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018) the CIR will organize 3-5 exhibitions. 

The CIR will utilize Trestle Projects at 400 3rd Avenue. Supported by Trestle Art Space and Trestle Gallery, the CIR program offers an opportunity for curators and artists-as-curators to develop and expand the scope of their practice through a 10-month residency. Curators will work with contemporary artists to create a series of exhibitions in Trestle Projects’ 350 square foot space.  Throughout their time (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018) the CIR will organize 3-5 exhibitions. 


Current 2017 Residents:

2016 Residents:

Paul Anagnostopoulos, Marilee Bogaert, Rachel Chicaguala, Dean Christensen, Lily Coleman, Julie Combal, Charlotte Corini, Anne Croken, Beth Duerr, Joshua Gabriel, Jessica Gramza, Katie Hector, Zanne Kuhlman, Bonam Kim, Kat JK Lee, Carlos Torres Machado, Sarah Mallory, Jen Nista, Natasa Prljevic, Erika Roth, Libby Rosa, Aparna Sarkar, Shana Siegel, Skye Asta Devine Schirmer, Annie Trincot

2015 Residents:

Rachel Chicaguala, Lily Colman, Jessica Dalrymple, Beth Duerr, Michelle Givent, Erin Hael, Minsol Kim, Sarah Mallory, Molly McIntyre, Erika Roth, Shana Siegal, Brett Wallace & Hannah Lutz Winkler