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Zócalo Artist Residency Announces 2021-2022 Open Call

The Zócalo Artist Residency program is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 residency season! Three fully-funded residency positions ranging from six months to one year are now open for submissions. The awards include free housing in a private apartment studio, a $250 monthly stipend, exhibition space, access to community and lifestyle amenities, and hands-on support…

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Zócalo Artist Residency is Now an Emerging Member of the Alliance of Artists Communities

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international network of artists’ communities, colonies, and residency programs.

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‘Inside the Studio’ with Houston’s Digital Dream Team, Input Output

Billy Baccam and Alex Ramos brought the moon to Zócalo one evening in early March. Viewers might have sworn their lunar spectacle was the real thing as it hovered and rotated a few feet above the grass at the Spring Branch apartment complex.

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A Meta-Community For The Arts: Spring Branch’s Zocalo Artist-In-Residence Program Kicks Off With a Queer Perspective

The Zócalo, or main square in central Mexico City, has long served as a gathering place. The plaza was once a well-known ritualistic mecca in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan..

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Multi Family Matters Radio: Resident Engagement – Building Apartment Neighborhoods

Discussing how to create the feeling of a “neighborhood” in multifamily properties using resident engagement.

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‘Be Someone’ duo and other artists win free rent at Zócalo apartments

An artist’s life is rarely easy, but living will be more affordable next year for four emerging talents who’ve won the first artist residencies in a Houston multi-family commercial property.