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Apply to become an Artist-in-Residence with the Intergenerational Community Arts Council. 

** The application period has now passed. Stay tuned for more information on the next opportunity to apply. **


The Intergenerational Community Arts Council (ICAC) is seeking an artist to work with residents to create a public, arts-based experience or project for Summer 2018. The Artist-in-Residence program will be based at Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center in Fort Greene/Downtown Brooklyn.

The ICAC is a multi-generational team of residents who are developing values-driven arts programming by and for community members of the Ingersoll, Whitman, Farragut and Atlantic Terminal NYCHA houses and surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods.

The ICAC is looking for an artist who has a connection with the community, a compelling vision for how to work collaboratively with residents and community members to create an artistic expression of our core values, and the expertise to lead us in the process. View the full description (PDF) >> 

The ICAC is a joint program of BRIC, University Settlement's The Performance Project, and Unviersity Settlement's Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center.



  • $7000 artist fee
  • Space for collaborative work at the Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center
  • Support from partners and ICAC members


  • Attendance at monthly ICAC meetings (2nd Thursday of each month)
  • Significant time outside of monthly meetings to develop the project
  • Collaboration with ICAC members and residents of the Ingersoll/Whitman/Farragut houses, and the broader Fort Greene/Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood
  • Development of culminating public event in Summer 2018


We have identified these CORE VALUES that guide our decision making, process, and priorities:

  • Passion
  • Vision
  • Liberation
  • Courage
  • Family
  • Truthfulness


We are working toward positive impacts in our community and would like the proposed project to achieve one or more of these impacts:

  • Create intergenerational connections
  • Encourage neighborliness and community accountability
  • Honor the cultural histories of the neighborhood
  • Engage with spaces/physical environments in and around Ingersoll Community Center
  • Create opportunities for young adults
  • Collaborate with local businesses
  • Address the impacts of gentrification


Preference will be given to artists who are able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to express the Core Values of the ICAC through their practice
  • Experience with community engaged art practice
  • Knowledge of neighborhood context
  • Experience with collaborative working methods
  • Strong networks and relationships with other artists and community members
  • Positive impact of past work on communities and community members