Application Process 

First, submit an application packet which consists of four pieces. (This can be done on this site, or by mail.) 

  1. Completed application form (left).
  2. Upload or mail a copy of your current artist resume which demonstrates your exhibition or performance record, education and other career related information and experience.
  3. Upload or mail work samples. (Please see below for work sample requirements).
  4. Upload or mail a copy of proof of ability to pay Transfer Value – examples include scanned bank statement (please remove any identifying account or SS# numbers) or loan approval paperwork - you will also be asked to bring hard copies of these should you be chosen for an interview. 

Second, complete a two-part interview process with the Membership Committee and the LLAC Board of Directors upon a pending vacancy and initiation based upon your application packet. Prepare for interview by reviewing FAQ page and interview questions found on our website.

Note: If you are selected, you will be charged up to $50.00 per adult occupant for criminal and credit background checks which will be considered before an offer of membership.

WORK SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS: 

Visual Arts: Upload or mail a CD or DVD of 10 images of your work. If uploading, please name each file with your First and Last name and a number (e.g., JohnDoe1.jpg). If you choose to mail a CD/DVD, please clearly label the disc with your name and date of the work. DO NOT SEND original two or three dimensional work. Original artwork may be brought to the interview.

Media Art and Performance (film, video, animation, dance, performance art):  Upload an MP3 file or mail a CD or DVD with your name and the date of the work. If uploading, please name each file with your First and Last name and a number (e.g., JohnDoe1.jpg). Also include a brief, written description of the piece(s), not more than 100 words per piece.

Literary Arts: Please upload or mail either a digital or hard copy of your work. Up to 20 pages of double spaced fiction or creative non-fiction, or up to 15 poems.  If uploading, please name each file with your First and Last name and a number (e.g., JohnDoe1.jpg). If you choose to mail a CD/DVD, please clearly label the disc with your name and date of the work. You may submit a brief summary of additional work (not more than 200 words) if what you have submitted is part of a larger piece.

Note: If you have a website, please include that information with your samples. 

Mail completed application packet to: 

Lowertown Lofts Cooperative 
255 East Kellogg Boulevard, Loft #501
Saint Paul, MN 55101 
Attn: Tara Tieso

Or email to: lowertownloftscoop@gmail.com