ASTORIA — Astoria Visual Arts is accepting applicants for its summer residency program.

Chosen artists will work between May 4 and Aug. 31 in one of the organization’s rent-free studios, located at 1000 Duane St.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 19. Applications are available at the organization’s website,

Chosen applicants will be notified by April 27. Finalists are chosen by a panel of working artists and art patrons. Previous applicants are encouraged to reapply with an updated portfolio.

Before the residency begins, the studios will be disinfected. Visitors won’t be allowed for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.

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