Landscape/Garden Design in Connecticut, USA

first_imgLandscape/Garden Design in Connecticut, USA Share 0 Similar Stories +1 By Sue says: Log in to Reply March 24, 2010 Published by Site Default Pocket Tweet Reddit Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. center_img LinkedIn 0 International Leadership Training Programme, USA One thought on “Landscape/Garden Design in Connecticut, USA” Sounds like an excellent government initiative. I just wish the same was true in the UK. There is a lack of young blood in the garden design community. I-Park announces a new residency program for landscape and garden designers. The program is directed to professional landscape architects as well as to landscape and garden designers and site planners.Location: East Haddam, Connecticut, USADate: May – November 2010Deadline: 12/04/2010Open to: professionals and graduate studentsEligibilityYou need not be a professional to participate. Academics (including graduate students) and visual artists whose practice involves transforming the land and/or working with plant materials are encouraged to submit proposals. Selected artists/practitioners will reside at I-Park in the company of music composers, writers and visual (including digital and environmental) artists during 4-week and 2-week residency sessions running from May through November. Work samples are evaluated through a special jury formed for this program.AccomodationI-Park is a 450-acre natural woodland retreat in rural East Haddam, Connecticut. Accommodations include comfortable private living quarters in a renovated 1850’s era farmhouse, shared bathroom facilities and a private studio on the grounds. An abundance of power tools and equipment, site materials, an electric kiln, wireless internet and library facilities are provided. Landscape/garden designers will have the opportunity, but no obligation, to create installations on the land.GrantsInternational applicants are encouraged to apply. A limited number of grants will be awarded to non-U.S. citizens living abroad to help defray the cost of travel.ApplicationApplicants upload their submission materials online and there is a $25 application fee. For their residencies, artists/practitioners are responsible their own work materials as well as transportation to and from the area. Most, though not all, of the food will be provided. The facility and program are otherwise offered at no cost to invitees. The deadline is 12/04/2010.Here you can find more detailed information about the application procedure.Click here for the official website on June 19, 2010 at 2:12 pm UNESCO Leadership Programme, USA ← Journalist training on reporting international issues Student Film Camp “Interaction 2010” in Pozega, Serbia →last_img read more