Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Summit AIR program located?
The Summit AIR program is located in Eden, UT. The mailing address for the Summit AIR program is:
3632 North WolfCreek Drive
Eden, UT 84310
What is the mission of the Summit AIR program?
The Summit AIR program is a hybrid residency focused on entrepreneurialism, social practice and group efficacy that invites artists to explore ambitious creative endeavors while living in beautiful Eden, UT.
What will the influence of the Summit AIR program be?
The Summit AIR program is constantly seeking for opportunities to support and inspire the local community of Ogden Valley through unique artist led projects and experiences. The Summit AIR program will be an integral part of the cultural development at Summit Powder Mountain and will ensure that emerging and established artists are provided an opportunity to become involved in the long term cultural development of the Summit Powder Mountain village.
What are the dates of the Summit AIR program?
The summer residencies take place during the months of June, July, August, September, October and offer 5 working artists 14-days of on-site lodging with a kitchen, WiFi and studio space.
The winter residencies take place during the months of January, February, March, April, May and offer 5 working artists 14-days of on-site lodging with a kitchen, WiFi and studio space.
Is the Summit AIR a Non-Profit?
The Summit AIR program is a subsidiary of the Summit Institute 501-c3. All funds received through the Summit AIR program go towards funding future residencies, community art projects and the continuation of creative experiences on Powder Mountain and Ogden Valley.
Does it cost money to apply to the Summit AIR program?
The program costs $25 to apply. The $25 application fee goes to administration and processing costs.
Who is eligible to apply to the Summit AIR program?
Emerging and established artists are welcome to apply. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply for the Summit AIR program.
Who reviews the Summit AIR program applications?
Summit AIR program applications are reviewed by the Summit AIR team and Summit Institute advisory board.
What is the lodging like in Eden?
The Summit AIR program provides 14-days of on site lodging for artists attending the program. The lodging is conveniently located within a short distance from the Summit Institute campus and the center of town in Eden.
Will the Summit AIR program serve the local Eden community? and greater Ogden Valley Community?
Each residency will provide visiting artists an opportunity for community engagement in the form of workshops, lectures, screenings and performances on the Summit Institute campus. The Summit AIR program also works with a number of local organizations and institutions to provide artist engagement and community development.
How is the Summit AIR program related to Summit Institute? Summit Series? Summit Powder Mountain?
The Summit AIR program is a subsidiary of the Summit Institute non-profit organization based in Eden, UT. The Summit AIR program is an integral part of the cultural development of Summit Powder Mountain and supports emerging artists careers while providing unique opportunities for the local community of Eden, UT. Accepted artists are extended an invitation to attend one Summit Mountain Series hosted weekend taking place during their residency to meet benefactors, patrons, collaborators and friends.
What kind of tools and resources are available for visiting artists?
The Summit AIR program offers a 6,000 sq. foot workshop located in Eden to be utilized as the Summit AIR workshop. Plans to develop a larger on-mountain artist studio space will be considered as the program grows.
What does my Summit AIR program donation go towards?
The donations received will be used to support working artists and art projects through the Summit AIR program and administrative costs to sustain the program. The Summit AIR program is a subsidiary of the Summit Institute, a 501-c3 non-profit organization that serves the local community of Northern Utah through unique art experiences, public art projects and creative community outreach.
Is travel to Utah included for Artists?
Yes. A travel stipend is included for artists accepted to the program.
Is there a material stipend for accepted artists?
Yes. A $2,000 material stipend is awarded to accepted artists to create work during the 14-day residency.
Is there additional information on Summit Series and Summit Powder Mountain?
Please visit www.summit.co for information on Summit Series events.
Please visit www.summitpowdermountain.com for information on the Summit Powder Mountain development.