The residence is part of The Swoon/BMoCA International Artists Residency, a collaborative that provides international artists with the residence/studio space, resources, time, and freedom to realize expansive works of their imagination. The residency fosters the growth of emerging and established artists by encouraging them to take risks, experiment, and explore their creativity. Selection of artists by invitation only.

Goals-Long Term

  • Facilitate an environment that fosters the creative exploration of expansive works of the imagination
  • Expose the Boulder and Denver metro area communities to the forefront of significant art of our time
  • Create an enduring and lasting collaboration between Swoon and BMoCA
  • Support contemporary artists and their freedom to realize courageous works of art

Goals-Short Term

  • Provide emerging and established artists with studio space and a creative environment that is free from daily pressures
  • Facilitate artists’ abilities to take risks and pursue new projects
  • Engage artists from outside of Colorado with the state’s art scene and environment
  • Foster artists’ creative, intellectual, and personal growth
  • Provide opportunities for members of the Boulder and Denver metro communities to discover and engage with works by resident artists
  • Facilitate dialogue around arts, creativity, and imagination