Write Here - Finding and Applying to Artists Residencies Monday, August 13, 2018
Monday, August 13
Looking for an artist residency opportunity?
Artist residencies are popping up everywhere! Learn how to select the right residency for you and put
together a strong application. We'll review strong application samples, and you'll leave with resources for
your residency search. Open to artists in all disciplines, so bring a friend!
Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Maesie Speer is passionate about building inclusive and nurturing creative
spaces. She is currently the Arts Center Programs Manager at the Caldera Arts Center outside Sisters
where she lives and works. A life-long performance-maker, Maesie was a company member with
Hand2Mouth Theatre for 10 years and participated in residencies at Playa, Caldera, and EMPAC and
toured regionally and nationally. She has also performed with Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Sojourn Theatre,
Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Artists Repertory Theatre, among others. Maesie volunteers as a board
member with the Arts & Culture Alliance of Central Oregon and as a program committee member with