Visiting Artist Residency

Upcoming cycle: January - June 2018
Application deadline: November 1st, 2017, 11:59pm
$10 Application Fee

About the Visiting Artist Residency:

Who this residency is ideal for:

Established artists who would like to have a space to make work, while interacting with the Trestle & BAS community.

*Please note: we do not provide housing*

Download our Membership handbook here.

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 a monthly critique open to the public.


Image: Allison Kaufman, still form "Motorin'", Single-Channel Looped Vertical Video with Sound, 2016, TRT: 2 min, 38 sec

Current Visiting Artist

Allison Kaufman is a video artist and photographer living in New York City. She received her BFA in Film and Television Production from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Solo exhibitions of her work have taken place at HERE Arts Center in New York City, Real Art Ways in Hartford CT, and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Her work has also been exhibited at Hendershot Gallery, EFA Project Space, Moore College of Art and Design, Albright College, and the Aqua Miami, VOLTA, and Affordable Art Fairs, among others. Kaufman is the recipient of the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award and an Alumni Scholarship Award from the School of Visual Arts, has been an artist-in-residence at Yaddo, the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, the Constance Saltonstall Foundation of the Arts, Penland School of Crafts, and will be an upcoming resident at the CATWALK Institute. Her work has been reviewed in the Huffington Post, the L Magazine, the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, and Bomb Magazine’s BOMBlog. A catalog essay for Amplified Stages, her 2014 solo show at Real Art Ways, was written by Jen Mergel, independent curator and former Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA Boston.  Kaufman teaches at a variety of institutions including Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. 

In 2017, she will be a visiting resident artist at both the CATWALK Institute in Catskill, NY and Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.