Studios Inc is pleased to announce that studio(s) will become available in the beginning of 2018. Applications are currently being solicited at www.studiosinc.org; materials must be received no later than 3PM on 9.16.17.Aimed exclusively at mid-career artists, this three-year, free-of-cost program isn’t just about creating a body of work. We augment our resident’s portfolio with both connections intra-program and to the community itself. As our residents build their physical body of work, we work to help them foster relationships with collectors, patrons, and art professionals in the creative community.Studios Inc provides a three-year residency to competitively selected mid-career artists intent on moving to the next level of success. Expansive private studio space provides room to expand the scale of works. A patron underwrites each artist’s studio. This builds mutually meaningful relationships between local artists and new or seasoned collectors. The Studios’ programs supports the relationships between artists and collectors which are essential for a thriving visual arts community. The Studios nurtures symbiosis at a micro level with a focus on a selected group of artists and the patrons who support them. Combined, Studios Inc is a vital part of the unprecedented visual arts community here in Kansas City.A selection panel consisting of a variety of individuals from the Kansas City area is assembled and convenes; it is this selection panel that determines which applicant(s) will be awarded studio spaces in 2018.Residencies are open to all visual artists. Studios Inc does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, economic or social standing, political or religious beliefs, marital status, or sexual orientation.