AlphaLab Gear is now accepting applications for its 2023 Artist Residency Program. One selected artist will receive a $5,000 stipend, access to co-working space, use of the AlphaLab Gear workshop, and the option to participate in business programming. AlphaLab Gear is a nationally-ranked program that helps early-stage technology companies. The AlphaLab Gear Artist in Residence will be an engaged member of the community, making use of the program, space, and other resources as needed.

We encourage applications from artists representing a range of perspectives and demographics, who engage in a spectrum of artistic practices and mediums. Emerging as well as established artists are invited to apply. Applicants who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs as of the date of application are ineligible for the residency. Participation requires being a resident of the southwestern Pennsylvania region.  

Deadline for applications is April 21st. Top finalists will be contacted via email for an interview. 

The selected artist will be notified on or before May 15th. The residency begins in May 2023 and concludes in May 2024. 

Application Requirements:

Please upload the following documents to the form at the link:

  • Artist Statement and Bio
  • Artist Resume or CV          
  • Information sheet – corresponding to 10 files
  • Documentation of work – 10 files

Documentation of work:

  • Artwork files can be images, audio, video or any combination. 
  • Use the naming convention, First initial, last name, and a number that corresponds to the information sheet.
    • Example: M_Smith_1.jpg, M_Smith_2.jpg, etc.
  • For video and audio files, count each minute as one file, submitting 10 minutes max.

Selection Committee: 

A selection committee will review applicants. Finalists will be selected for interviews. The selected artist will be notified on or before May 15th. 


Deadline for applications is April 21, 2023.