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Flux IV Open Call

Flux Factory is a 30 year old arts non-profit, artist collective and international residency program located in Long Island City, Queens, NYC. Flux Factory is committed to building a sustainable community for diverse cultural producers, including visual artists, builders, curators, community organizers, chefs, activists, musicians, writers, researchers and more. We are excited to build upon our history and mission of supporting emerging artists through sustainable communities with the launch of our new site, Flux IV.

Open Call for Flux IV inaugural cohort of Artists-in-Residence and Arts Educators
Apply here today
Deadline May 15 at midnight

About Flux IV

The Facilities
Flux IV is a commercial storefront on the ground floor of the Gotham Point building. It is rough

Getting to Flux IV
It is located at 56-21 2nd Street, in the Hunters Point South neighborhood of Queens. Flux IV is on the ground floor level of Gotham Point, which sits at the intersection of the East River and Newtown Creek. While the location is very scenic, it is somewhat distant from public transit. Flux IV is a 20 minute walk from the Vernon-Jackson 7 train, and

The neighborhood

The neighborhood includes the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, a boat house, waterfront park, elementary school and recently added affordable housing.

Our space includes individual artists studios, co-working space, an open common area, kitchenette, terrace and Education/class rental space. There are gendered restrooms, each with two stalls that require a key to open. Depending on availability and subject to fees, artists may also have access to communal tools, a woodshop and print shop located on site or in our other location at 29th Street in Long Island City. 

We are most directly accessible by train to the Vernon Blvd – Jackson Avenue stop via the 7 line. There is a 15 minute walk from the closest station with a slight hill to get to our location. Full accessibility information on Flux IV can be found in our FAQ.

About Program Opportunities

Flux Factory is committed to bringing together people of diverse backgrounds into our spaces. We are seeking applications from artists, artist educators, small organizations, musicians, filmmakers, builders, curators, community organizers, chefs, activists, writers, researchers and other creators. 

Applicants may select from three different opportunities at Flux IV. You may select as many opportunities as you are interested in. Depending on the opportunity you are interested in, monthly, hourly or daily fees apply. Please read our FAQ section for detailed information on eligibility.

Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, residents of Hunters Point South and local Queens artists are encouraged to apply.
Applicants that need assistance with filling out this application can reach out to Christina Chan, Program Director at



Click here for a PDF preview of the applications and FAQ.


For any questions not addressed here, please reach out to Susan Katz, Program Director at

Who is a successful applicant?

A successful applicant is someone who is interested in coming to a shared working environment and multi-use artist space. Applicants should have a strong desire to work collaboratively within a community of artists and cultural producers.

Getting to Flux IV

Flux IV is located at 56-21 2nd Street on the ground floor level of Gotham Point. It is accessible by car, train and walking. The most convenient and direct route is via the 7 train to Vernon Blvd – Jackson Avenue. From there, it is a 15 minute walk with a slight hill to our location. Please refer to Google Maps [Link] for more detailed route information. 

Community Care Policy

Anyone welcomed into our spaces must follow our Community Care Policy. You can find them here. [Link]

What does the Flux IV space provide artists?

Our space is nearly 3000 sq ft and has private studio spaces and shared communal spaces for artists.

  • Studios: Flux IV has 6 individual artist studios that include a desk and chair. Some may also have window access. Studio sizes range from 100-200 sq ft. and costs range from $400-800/month. 
  • Coworking Area: Our coworking area is located centrally in the space, with studios on either side. Six individual desks are available. This is an open common area shared by everyone who comes to Flux IV.
  • Security: Individual studios have a door with a lock. Lockers are also available in our space for storage. Please provide your own lock and do not leave any valuable items there overnight.
  • Kitchenette: A shared kitchenette, refrigerator and sink is available in the space. The area will be cleaned regularly, please label all food items. 
  • Terrace: Accessible by everyone through two large glass doors, approximately 1000 sq ft.
  • Education & Rental Space: Our education area is located closest to the entrance of our building. It includes an area for storage materials and space for teaching classes. Costs will vary and be dependent on hourly, daily or monthly use.
  • Restrooms: There are gendered restrooms, each with two stalls located at street level. They can be accessed by exiting our space and using a key to unlock the doors. Please note these restrooms are also publicly accessible.
  • Specialty tools and equipment: Flux IV provides basic specialty tools and equipment on site. All residents of Flux IV will gain access to our other locations in Long Island City at 29th Street and Governors Island. There artists can utilize our print shop, wood shop, craft supplies, AV/tech equipment, in addition to other on site opportunities. We are also able to access Materials For the Arts upon request.


  • Who is eligible to apply?
    • Anyone age 18+ that identifies as an artist or artist educator. This includes builders, curators, community organizers, chefs, activists, musicians, writers, researchers.
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