Open Call for the 5th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency – Nourish

Fellowship Opportunity
Posted 3 years ago

For the fifth edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, are inviting people to apply for a fully-funded residency at Red Gate in Beijing for the months of November and December 2018. They are calling for people of all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender-identities, abilities, and interests to send proposals for projects to pursue in Beijing this winter around the verb “nourish” – in any way the word makes sense to you.

Individuals and duos from all nationalities are encouraged to apply, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao. This is a wide open call, with no restrictions based on age, medium, educational background, or any other criteria. Project proposals will be evaluated based on their feasibility and creativity by a jury composed of Red Gate Residency director Yulia Lobyntseva, China Residencies board members Zara Arshad, Jay Brown, Christina Chung, Miles Greenberg; Head of Research & Development Josue Chavez, summer intern Angel Tillery, and co-founder & director Kira Simon-Kennedy.

The Crystal Ruth Bell Residency covers:

– Housing in either a downtown apartment or loft studio, both equipped with home kitchens

– Round trip flight

– USD $1,071 stipend {as of 2018, our stipend is pegged to inflation)

– USD $500 for materials & ingredients

– Visa & travel health insurance

– Airport pickup, welcome dinner

– Optional artist talk or workshop & open studio

– Project support from the Red Gate and China Residencies teams


The Institution of Fellowship: Red Gate in Beijing

Nationality eligible: All

How to apply:

  • Please review the residency description and the following application  BEFORE beginning your application:
  • Once you begin this form you will not be able to save, only submit.
  • This is a wide open call, all people with a creative practice are invited to apply.
  • Applications are due by July 17th and finalists will be notified no later than August 8th.


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Deadline: July 17th, 2018


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