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Third Floor Studio with artist-made studio fixtures
1st Floor Project Room and Woodshop
100W Corsicana Downtown Building
Second Floor Studio
Third Floor Writer Studio

100 West Corsicana

Emerging Program member

100 West grants artists and writers residencies to create work in this historic building repurposed for studio space. Large scale, light filled rooms are provided alongside complete living accommodations and wood shop access to produce work in two or three dimension, installation, or writing. This residency experience is enriched by artist-made furniture and antiques in a building virtually unaltered since the 1890s. Original mill work, light fixtures, painted doors and walls now cracked and worn remain amid three years of preservation work, and effectively contrast contemporary modes of art making. 100W maintains a close connection with Dallas art culture less than an hour away from downtown Corsicana, where faded vestiges of the nineteenth century oil boom make it quintessentially Texas.

Artists and writers coming to Corsicana escape compact, urban centers to make work without distraction. It's quiet here. Long hours are clocked in the studio with a focus stimulated by small-town atmosphere and big, open windows. 100W hosts three to five residents simultaneously with private work-live studios balanced with a shared kitchen, dining hall and rooftop.

Funded and non-funded studio residencies are available alongside local grants.

Two fully funded, 6-week residencies are offered to one artist and one writer between January - May, and October - December 2017. 100W takes a Summer hiatus June – September.

Artists and writers choosing to cover residency costs themselves may apply at anytime, but are encouraged to submit before the September 15, 2016 deadline to secure their preferred time of residency in 2017. Residency durations are customizable from 2 weeks to 2 months, although a minimum of 1 month is recommended to reach studio rhythm and produce in-depth work.

Program details and applications for the 100W Residency and Grants can be found at www.100westcorsicana.com

Location

Corsicana, Texas: United States

Corsicana is a historic oil town fifty miles south of Dallas, Texas on the highway to Houston. The three-story residency building was originally constructed as an Odd Fellows Lodge in the 1890s and stands virtually untouched save for preservation work and modern amenities. 100W is in downtown Corsicana, in walking distance to diners, coffee shops, hardware stores and most daily needs. Ranches, locomotive and industrial spaces, and an intimate downtown converge near the intersection of this residency.

Contact Information

100 W 3rd Ave
Corsicana, Texas 75110
United States