PREVIEW OF REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
FOR QUEER|ART|MENTORSHIP
 

  • Name, address, contact info, and photo/headshot
     
  • Describe a formative experience you’ve had with queer culture (Up to 1500 Characters, including spaces. Approximately 250 words).
     
  • Describe your art; how you and it have evolved; and where you would like to see yourself and your art develop. Please reference the work samples submitted in this application (Up to 3000 Characters, including space. Approximately 500 words).
     
  • Describe a specific project you’d like to work on in the next year and share with a Mentor over the 2017-2018 Mentorship cycle (Up to 3000 Characters, including spaces. Approximately 500 words).
     
  • Describe why you’re interested in the Queer|Art|Mentorship Program; what you feel participation would do for your life, art, and career; and what you can offer to the Mentor relationship and other participants in the Program (Up to 1500 Characters, including spaces. Approximately 250 words).

 

Additional materials required include:

  • CV (2 pages max., uploaded as a PDF)
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation 
  • Work Samples
    • Images (up to 12)
    • Text (up to 10 pages, with title page)
    • Video (up to 12 minutes)
    • Sound (up to 12 minutes)

 

WORK SAMPLES SPECIFICATIONS
 

Please use the following specifications when formatting your work sample materials:

Images

Submit up to 12 images using the following specifications:

  • File size: No larger than 10MB (each)
  • File formats accepted: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .tif, .tiff, .bmp, .tga
  • Include title, medium, and year in description

Text

Upload a PDF that includes:

  • A title page with your name, title of your work(s), and year the work(s) was completed (does not count towards 10 page maximum)
  • Up to 10 pages of screenplay, prose, poetry, or play which best represent your work within the past five years. If you are excerpting a larger work, you are strongly advised to include substantial portions, rather than small fragments. Documents must be in manuscript form, double spaced with 12 point typeface.
  • File format: PDF
  • File size: No larger than 20MB (each)

Video

For Film and Video you may submit one or two recent (within the last five years) work samples via upload or online link. The panel will view 10-12 minutes of your work sample. If submitting longer work, please specify 10-12 minute segment for panel to review in the description.

  • File size: No larger than 500MB (each)
  • File formats accepted: .m4v, .mov, .mp4, .wmv, .flv, .asf, .mpeg, .mpg, .mkv
  • Online links: Via YouTube or Vimeo only (link must be public, no passwords)
  • Include title, length, and year in description

Sound

Sound files may be submitted via upload or online link. The panel will review 10-12 minutes of your work sample. If submitting longer work, please specify 10-12 minute segment for panel to review in the description.

  • File size: No larger than 60MB (each)
  • File formats accepted: .mp3, .wma, .ogg, .flac
  • Online links: Via SoundCloud only
  • Include title, length, and year in description

 

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
 

Please ask for two letters of recommendation from individuals who are  familiar with your goals and artistic work (max 500 words each). Requests submitted through SlideRoom application.

If you applied to a previous QAM cycles, your letter of recommendation is on file and will be accepted.

Please make sure to select previous year you applied on the first page of the application.