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Residencies

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Artist residencies can offer supportive and enriching environments in which artists can work together and provide mutual creative stimulation.

They are designed for both emerging and well-established artists and writers (not necessarily students).

Before Applying for a Residency

  • Prepare and strengthen application materials, e.g. Artist's Statement(s) and Biographies, Portfolio, writing samples
  • Plan to apply for residencies after you graduate (or during summer breaks)
  • Visit with a Career Development coach or a faculty advisor for additional information about how to apply

The following is a list of suggested artist residencies by category. You can review residency requirements such as deadlines, locations, mediums, etc. See which residencies fit you best.

  • 2D Arts Residencies: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography
  • 3D Arts
  • Curatorial Residencies: National & International Curatorial Residencies
  • Design
  • Media Arts
  • Writing

2D Arts Residencies: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography

General:

18th Street Arts Center Santa Monica, CA

ACA — Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach, FL

ACCEA — Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art Armenia

Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart, Germany

American Academy in Rome Rome

American Antiquarian Society Worcester, MA

Anderson Ranch Arts Center Snowmass Village, CO

Arcus Japan

Arrowmont Gatlinburg, TN

Art Omi Omi, NY

Artpace San Antonio

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Atlanta

Banff Centre Alberta, Canada

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha, NE

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Bernheim, KY

Blue Mountain Center Blue Mountain Lake, NY

Brandywine Workshop South Philadelphia

Byrdcliffe Artist-in-Residence Program New York

Camargo Foundation, The Cassis, France

CCA — Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu Kitakyushu, Japan

Center for Contemporary Arts Prague Prague

Centrum, Creative Residencies Port Townsend, WA

Chinati Foundation, The Marfa, TX

Civitella Ranieri Foundation Umbria, Italy

Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony Temecula, CA

Dorset Colony for Writers Dorset, VT

Eastern Frontier Society - Norton Island Residency Program Norton Island, ME

Exploratorium, The San Francisco, CA

Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Provincetown, MA

Grand Arts Kansas City, MS

Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA

Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico Taos, NM

Henry Street Settlement New York, NY

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA

Joshua Tree National Park California

Kamiyama Artist in Residence Program Japan

Light Work Syracuse, NY

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council New York

MacDowell Colony, The Peterborough, NH

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation New York

Mary Anderson Center Mt. St. Francis, IN

McColl Center for Visual Art Charlotte, NC

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation NJ, NY, PA

Millay Colony for the Arts Austerlitz, NY

Montalvo Residency — Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs Montalvo, CA

New England Foundation for the Arts — Art & Community Landscapes Throughout the Northeast

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center New York Mills, MN

National Young Arts Washington DC

Oregon College of Art and Craft Portland, OR

OX-BOW Illinois

Palm Beach County Cultural Center — Residency Program Florida

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — Fellowship Program, Harvard Univ. Cambridge

Ragdale Foundation, The Lake Forest, IL

Rockefeller Foundation — Bellagio Study and Conference Center Bellagio, Italy

Rome Prize Competition Rome

Roswell Artist-in-residence program Roswell, NM

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Oregon

Stone Quarry Art Park Cazenovia, NY

Studio Museum in Harlem, The Harlem, NY

Ucross Foundation Clearmont, WY

U.S./ Japan Creative Artists’ Program Japan

VCCA — Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Mt. San Angelo, VA

Vermont Studio Center — Artist Residency Johnson, VT

Visual Studies Workshop Rochester, NY

DutchCulture Laurel Hill, NC

Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH

Women’s Studio Workshop Rosendale, NY

Yaddo Saratoga Springs, NY

Painting/Drawing

Art Farm Marquette, NE

Artists’ Enclave at I-Park E. Haddam, CT

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Berlin

Edward F. Albee Foundation, The Long Island, NY

Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Scholarship Rome

Griffis Art Center, The New London, CT

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Deer Isle, Main

Printmaking

Kala Art Institute Berkeley, CA

Lower East Side Print Shop New York

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Minneapolis

Photography

Aperture Foundation New York

Center for Photography at Woodstock Woodstock, NY

Cepa Gallery Buffalo, NY

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro, NC

Eyebeam New York

Penland School of Crafts Penland, NC

Woodstock AIR Woodstock, NY

3D Arts Residencies

General

ACA — Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach, FL

ACCEA — Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art Armenia

Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart, Germany

American Academy in Rome Rome

American Antiquarian Society Worcester, MA

Anderson Ranch Arts Center Snowmass Village, CO

Appalachian Center for Craft Smithville, TN

Arcus Japan

Arrowmont Gatlinburg, TN

Art Farm Marquette, NE

Art Omi Omi, NY

Artists’ Enclave at I- Park E. Haddam, CT

Artpace San Antonio, TX

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Atlanta, GA

Banff Centre Alberta, Canada

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha, NE

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Bernheim, KY

Blue Mountain Center Blue Mountain Lake, NY

Bogliasco Foundation Genoa, Italy

Camargo Foundation, the Cassis, France

Carnegie Mellon — Artists Residency Program Pittsburgh

Center for Contemporary Art — Kitakyushu Kitakyushu, Japan

Center for Contemporary Arts Prague Prague

Centrum, Creative Residencies Port Townsend, WA

Chinati Foundation Marfa, TX

Civitella Umbria, Italy

Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA

Dorland Mountain Colony Temecula, CA

Dorset Colony for Writers Dorset, VT

Edward F. Albee Foundation, The Long Island, NY

Exploratorium, The San Francisco, CA

Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco San Francisco

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Provincetown, MA

Grand Arts Kansas City, MO

Griffis Art Center, The New London, CT

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Deer Isle, ME

Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA

Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico Taos, NM

Henry Street Settlement New York

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI

Joshua Tree National Park California

Kamiyama Artist in Residence Program Japan

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council New York

MacDowell Colony, The Peterborough, NH

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation New York

Mary Anderson Center Mt. St. Francis, IN

McColl Center for Visual Art Charlotte, NC

Mid — Atlantic Arts Foundation NJ, NY, PA

Millay Colony for the Arts Austerlitz, NY

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Minneapolis

Montalvo Residency — Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs Montalvo, CA

New England Foundation for the Arts — Art & Community Landscapes Throughout the Northeast

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center New York Mills, MN

National Young Arts Washington DC

Oregon College of Art and Craft Portland, OR

OX-BOW Illinois

Palm Beach County Cultural Center — Residency Program Florida

Penland School of Crafts Penland, NC

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — Fellowship Program, Harvard Univ. Cambridge

Ragdale Foundation, The Lake Forest, IL

Rockefeller Foundation — Bellagio Study and Conference Center Bellagio, Italy

Rome Prize Competition Rome

Roswell Artist-in-residence program Roswell, NM

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Oregon

Stone Quarry Art Park Cazenovia, NY

Studio Museum in Harlem, The Harlem, NY

Ucross Foundation Clearmont, WY

VCCA — Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Mt. San Angelo, VA

Vermont Studio Center — Artist Residency Johnson, VT

Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Berlin

Ceramics/Clay

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts Helena Helena, MT

Baltimore Clayworks Baltimore, MD

Byrdcliffe Artist-in-Residence Program New York

Clay Studio of Missoula Missoula, WA

Clay Studio Philadelphia

Museum of International Ceramic Art Denmark

Watershead — Center for the Ceramic Arts Newcastle, ME

Women’s Studio Workshop Rosendale, NY

European Ceramic Work Centre Netherlands

Glass

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY

Creative Glass Center of America Millville, NJ

Installation/Performance

Mattress Factory Pittsburgh

Sculpture/Wood

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Berlin

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro, NC

Sculpture Space Utica, NY

Architecture

American Academy in Rome Rome

Bogliasco Foundation Genoa, Italy

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro, NC

European Ceramic Work Centre Netherlands

Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia

MacDowell Colony, the Peterborough, NH

Renzo Piano Building Workshop Paris

Curatorial Residencies: National & International Curatorial Residencies

Design Residencies

Media Arts Residencies

General

18th Street Arts Center Santa Monica, CA

ACA — Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach, FL

ACCEA — Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art Armenia

Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart, Germany

American Academy in Rome Rome

American Antiquarian Society Worcester, MA

Arcus Japan

Art Omi Omi, New York

Artists' Enclave at I-Park E. Haddam, CT

Artpace San Antonio

Banff Centre Alberta, Canada

Bogliasco Foundation Genoa, Italy

Camargo Foundation, The Cassis, France

CCA — Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu Kitakyushu, Japan

Center for Contemporary Arts Prague Prague

Centrum, Creative Residencies Port Townsend, WA

Chinati Foundation, The Marfa, Texas

Civitella Ranieri Foundation Umbria, Italy

Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA

Dorland Mountain Colony Temecula, CA

Exploratorium San Francisco

Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco San Francisco

Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA

Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico Taos, New Mexico

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston

Joshua Tree National Park California

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council New York

Sharpe-Walentas Art Foundation New York

McColl Center for Visual Art Charlotte, NC

Montalvo Residency — Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs Montalvo, CA

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center New York Mills, MN

Palm Beach County Cultural Center — Residency Program Florida

Ragdale Foundation, The Lake Forest, IL

Rockefeller Foundation — Bellagio Study and Conference Center Bellagio, Italy

Roswell Artist-in-residence program Roswell, NM

Stone Quarry Art Park Cazenovia, NY

Studio Museum in Harlem, The Harlem, NY

Ucross Foundation Clearmont, WY

US/Japan Creative Artists' Program Japan

VCCA — Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Mt. San Angelo, VA

Visual Studies Workshop Rochester, NY

Film/Video/Sound

Art Farm Marquette, NE

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha, NE

Experimental Television Center LTD Newark Valley, NY

Kala Art Institute Berkeley, CA

MacDowell Colony, The Peterborough, NH

Millay Colony for the Arts Austerlitz, NY

NW Film Center Portland, OR

Squeaky Wheel Buffalo, NY

Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH

Netherlands Media Art Institute Netherlands

Writing Residencies

ACA — Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach, FL

American Academy in Rome Rome

American Antiquarian Society Worcester, MA

Art Omi Omi, NY

Artists' Enclave at I-Park E. Haddam, CT

Banff Centre Alberta, Canada

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Bernheim, KY

Blue Mountain Center Blue Mountain Lake, NY

Byrdcliffe New York

Camargo Foundation, The Cassis, France

Center for Contemporary Arts Prague Prague

Centrum, Creative Residencies Port Townsend, WA

Civitella Ranieri Foundation Umbria, Italy

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Berlin

Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA

Dorland Mountain Colony Temecula, CA

Dorset Colony for Writers Dorset, VT

Eastern Frontier Society — Norton Island Residency Program Norton Island, ME

Edward F. Albee Foundation, The Long Island, NY

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro, NC

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Provincetown

Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA

Hedgebrook Langley, WA

Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico Taos, NM

Joshua Tree National Park California

MacDowell Colony, The Peterborough, NH

Mary Anderson Center MT. St. Francis, IN

Millay Colony for the Arts Austerlitz, NY

Montalvo Residency — Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs Montalvo, CA

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center New York Mills, MN

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — Fellowship Program, Harvard Univ. Cambridge, MA

Ragdale Foundation, The Lake Forest, IL

Rockefeller Foundation — Bellagio Study and Conference Center Bellagio, Italy

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Oregon

Stone Quarry Art Park Cazenovia, NY

Ucross Foundation Clearmont, WY

US/Japan Creative Artists' Program Japan

VCCA — Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Mt. San Angelo, VA