For your safety, we will ask you questions to determine your proficiency in performing a wet exit and self rescue.Before you depart, we will discuss weather, route options, channel crossings, Leave No Trace principles, and ask you to file a kayak float plan with us.Late and incomplete proposals will not be accepted. Residencies will be determined based on the quality of work submitted, evidence that the applicant’s career will benefit from the residency, that the nature and scope of proposed projects fit within the space and time limitations of the residency and that the applicant is able to work independently and responsibly.Marshall Island is the largest undeveloped and uninhabited island on the East Coast owned and maintained by the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.Stephen and his wife, Palmina, bought the Stonington house, a turn-of-the-century sea captain’s residence set on a ledge overlooking the Penobscot Bay, in 1943.
House kitchen includes gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishes and cookware.
Please note: If you do not receive a thank you confirmation and an email message after submitting your application, your application has not successfully uploaded. [email protected] 207.699.5018 Before applying, please review all the information on application requirements and instructions, as well as information about the Pace House below.
Applications for 2017 are now closed but will re-open next winter with a deadline in February of 2018.
Open to MECA alumni, faculty, and staff members Disciplines: visual artists, writers, scholars Preference for one of the residencies will be given to painters, in accordance with Stephen Pace’s bequest.
If more than one person is applying for the residency, the group should select a lead contact person who is a MECA faculty member, staff member or an alum. A woodland meadow is accessible through a pathway from the back yard.
(Reserve early; 19 passenger limit.) Please contact us for reservations.