We’re excited Problem Children sounds right for you. We salute your initiative and are eager to meet you.

The application below is designed to help us better understand your creative interests, history, and what you hope to gain in your creative journey this summer. To provide the best platform for you to excel, we ask that you answer each question as honestly as possible and with as much detail as you see fit. The more specific you can be, the better.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis between now and May 22nd. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible — spaces fill up and we give precedence to those who apply earlier.

We review each application and will reach out to schedule an interview if you are a fit for the program. We look forward to reading your application!



If you have specific questions or issues with the application, please email us at pc@problemlibrary.org

Priority applications:

Apply by April 18th to receive priority review and a 15% discount on tuition.

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  • Interests

  • Pick up to 3. This is not a final selection – you will have freedom to explore something different if you so choose.
  • Your work

  • If you have an online portfolio or website with your work, please share it here.
  • Please share some recent work (or other files) to help us understand your creative practice.
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    • Technical considerations

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