AIR Norway

AIR Norway, USF Verftet, Georgernes Verft 12, 501 Bergen, Norway. Tel: 011-47-55-30-74-10. Only open to artists living in Norway or Norwegian citizens. Residencies of 3 months at an arts center in a converted sardine factory. Grant covers rent only. Open to professional visual artists (including fine craftspeople), writers, film directors,filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, composers, musicians, audio and new media artists, curators. Can accommodate 2 artists at a time. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Akademie Schloss Solitude

Akademie Schloss Solitude, 70197 Stuttgart, Solitude 3, Germany. Tel.: 011-49-711-996190. Residencies of 3 to 12 mos. Open to artists aged 35 and under who have completed a university or college degree within the past 5 years, working in the fields of architecture, visual arts, performing arts, design, literature, music/sound, and video/film/new media. Also supports scholars, scientists and professionals in the humanities, natural sciences, and economics. Artists receive monetary grants and lodging. (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Al-Ma-mal Foundation

Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, PO Box 14644 New Gate, Old City, Jerusalem 91145, Israel. Tel: (972) 2-6283457. Provides local and visiting artists accomodation and studio facilties, materials and fabrication assistance, living fee, travel expenses. Artists also work with youth through the Workshops Program. and donate work to the permanent collection. Facilities include darkroom and office equipment. (visual and media arts).

Alfred University

Alfred University, NYSCA Residency Program, 1 Saxon Dr., Alfred, NY 14802 (607) 871-2111. Institute for Electronic Arts residencies of one week, open to artists making experimental cross-disciplinary work in video, sonics, large format digital prints, CD-ROM and DVD. Housing, travel, studio equipment access, and technical support (media arts)

American Library in Paris

The American Library in Paris, 10, rue du Général Camou 75007 Paris, France.  Tel.:  +33 (0)1 53 59 12 60.  The Visiting Fellowship offers writers and researchers an opportunity to pursue a creative project in Paris for a month or longer while participating actively in the life of the American Library. The project may be a book (fiction or non-fiction), long-form journalism, film or music.  No housing provided, but a stipend of $5,000 is intended to cover travel and housing costs. Fellows are expected to present work-in-progress to the public in a weekday evening talk at the Library, and to conduct one or two workshops for Library members. Fellowship applicants “should be working on a project which resonates with the Library’s Franco-American traditions and interests and which might benefit from an extended presence in Paris.” No deadlines and no specific time periods for the fellowship, except that they may not take place in July or August. One or two grants awarded per year.  Apply four to six months (or more) before the intended period in Paris. (literary, media, or performing arts)

Arcus Project

Arcus Project Artist in Residence Program, 978-6 Kasahara-cho, Miro, Ibaraki 310-8555, Japan. Tel: (029) 301-2735. Residencies for 5 young and mid-career artists at a time for up to 5 months max. Stipend paid, plus housing, studio, exhibition, and airfare. (visual, media arts)

ARNA

ARNA Fågelriket, c/o Byahuset Lidvägen 5, 24164 Harlösa, Sweden.  Located in a small village of 850 inhabitants, home to the Avian Kingdom, a bird sanctuary, in the southernmost part of Sweden.  One-month residencies for 3 artists at a time.  Artists from all over the world invited to apply.  All artistic disciplines plus environmental scientists.

Art Farm

Art Farm, 1306 W. 21st Rd., Marquette, NE 68854 (402) 854-3120. On a working farm 2 miles from the clay bluffs of the Platte River, 130 miles west of Omaha. Artists purchase and prepare own food, work 15 hours per week. No fees; residences of 2-3 mos. Open to artists working in ceramics, drawing, installation, mixed media, painting, sculpture, woodworking; also conceptual artists, environmental artists, and multimedia artists. (visual and media arts)

Atlantic Center for the Arts

Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (800) 393-6975 or (904) 427-6975. Work with rotating Master Artists in residence, 3 weeks, fees charged; each Master Artist selects 8 participants in their artistic discipline. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Aurora Project

The Aurora Project, RR1 Box 224, Aurora, WV 26705 (304) 735-6344. Housing in 2 19th c. restored cottages and weekday meals provided. Fees charged; no one turned down due to inability to pay. Optional community outreach opportunities; artists help with chores. (visual, literary, media arts)

Azule

Azule, PO Box 163, Hot Springs, NC 28743. (828) 622-3533.  Located in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina, 7 miles from Hot Springs and 50 miles from Asheville.  Can accommodate 3 artists at a time.  Fees charged by the week or the month. In addition to the types of artists usually supported in residency programs, Azule is open to architects, environmentalists, academics, educators, social workers or researchers. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park, AIR Program, PO Box 6, Interior, SD 57750 (605) 433-5361. Prairie grasslands support bison and pronghorn antelope; park also contains fossils 26 to 37 million years old. Residencies of 4-6 weeks at park headquarters. Bicycle provided. Artists make 2 presentations at a local school and contribute one work of art. Open in the Fall and Spring. Stipend provided. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers. (visual, performing, media, and literary arts)

BAU Institute

BAU Institute, 133 Wooster St, Suite 7F, New York, NY 10012. No phone listed. Offers two residency programs, in Provence, France, and Puglia, Italy. Fees charged for the Italy residency, but not for the one in France. Transportation and meals are the responsibility of the artist (visual, literary, performing and media arts).

BCSC AiR

BCSC Artist in Residency Program, Bogong Centre for Sound Culture, PO Box 456, Mount Beauty, Victoria 3699, Australia. Tel: 61(0)424-095-554.  Nestled in the foothills of the Alpine National Park  and overlooking the beautiful Lake Guy, Bogong Village was established in the late 1930s to service the first hydroelectric scheme in mainland Australia. More recently it has become a popular site for alpine sports, recreation and ecotourism.  Accommodates 1 to 4 artists at a time for residencies from 2 weeks to 4 weeks. Artists housed in the Workers Cottage or the Annex.  The Workers Cottage is a three bedroom self-contained cottage that has been refurbished with modern kitchen and laundry facilities. Linen and towels are supplied. Each artist will have their own room; common areas are shared.  The Annex, adjacent to the BCSC, is a comfortable, well-lit room with ensuite. Furnishing consists of a double bed, desk and lamps. The laundry and kitchen are located in BCSC. Linen and towels are supplied. The Annex is suitable for a single artist.  Community interaction is desirable but not required of residents.  Modest fee charged.  Supports artists working in the fields of Sound Art, Music Composition, Creative Writing, Media Art, New Media, Photography, Art Research, Curators, Art Administrators, Land Art, Environmental Art. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Berliner Kunstlerprogramm

Berliner Kunstlerprogramm/Artists-in-Berlin Program, Markgrafenstraße 37, D-10117 Berlin, Germany. Tel: +49 30 20 22 08-20.  15 to 20 internationally-known and emerging writers, painters, sculptors, filmmakers and composers. Visual artists must be invited to apply by a panel; artists of all other disciplines may apply directly.  Fellows are welcome to bring their families. Residencies last one year, no fees, grants cover room, board, travel, and living expenses, including health insurance and German language courses if desired, for resident, spouse, and children. (visual, performing, literary, and media arts)

BetterArt

BetterArt Artists’ Residency, c/o Better Farm, 31060 Cottage Hill Rd., Redwood, NY 13679 (315) 482-2536. Up to 7 artists at a time of all disciplines. Located 10 miles from Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands, on 65 acres. There are two lakes in walking distance, an on-side pond, and gardens. Offers private or shared accommodations, shared bathrooms and kitchens. Facilities include shop space, open-air sheds for pottery and painting, multi-media room and practice space for musicians. Modest boarding fee charged; covers dinners, wireless Internet, parking, and field trips. (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Blue Sky Project

Blue Sky Project, Summer Residency, PO Box 10506, Dayton, OH 45402 (937) 732-5123. Artists work collaboratively with Dayton-area teens (aged 14-19) for 8 weeks each summer. Housing, stipend, and project budget provided; use of art and computer facilities. Projects should “use the contemporary art-making process to develop self-awareness, leadership, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills in youth” while giving resident artists a forum “to extend their own exploration and studio practice in a unique collaborative setting with young people.” Projects culminate in final public exhibition or performance. Projects can include visual arts, sound installations, folklore, photography, land art, video, more. (visual, performing and media arts)

Bogliasco Foundation

The Bogliasco Foundation, 1 East 53rd St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022 (212) 486-0874. Italian office: Fondazione Bogliasco, Via Aurelia 4, 16031 Bogliasco, Genova, Italy. Tel. +39-010-347-0049. Located in a fishing village near Genoa. Month-long residencies for groups of 8 to 10 at a time during the Fall and Spring. Awards approximately 50 fellowships per year. Open to artists of all nationalities, ages, races, religions and genders who can demonstrate significant achievement in any arts and humanities discipline. May bring a spouse or partner (for daily fee). Fellowships include room and board and private studios; does not include transportation, materials. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Boston National Historical Park

Boston National Historical Park, AIR Program, Institute of Contemporary Art, 955 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115 (617) 927-6615. Residencies of 2 to 12 months from September through June. Open to 2D artists, photographers, sculptors, video/filmmakers, craft artists. (visual, media arts)

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, 66 Brush Creek Ranch Rd., Saratoga, WY 82331 (307) 327-5284. Located on a 13,000 acre guest and working cattle ranch at the base of Medicine Bow National Forest. Accommodates 8 artists at a time for 2 to 4 weeks (4 visual artists, 2 writers and 2 composers) in historic, restored ranch buildings. All meals included; ADA accessible; no fees or stipends. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Buffalo National River

Buffalo National River, AIR Program, PO Box 1173, Harrison, AR 72601 (870) 741-5443. 4 residencies per year of up to 3 weeks during March, July, and October in the Arkansas Ozarks. The National Park encompasses 135 miles of river and three designated wilderness areas. Towering, multi-colored bluffs, pastoral fields, prehistoric and historic cultural sites. Artist asked to contribute a piece of work and/or offer a public program. Accommodations in park housing with electricity and running water; housing may be shared. Open to professional visual and performing artists, writers, video/filmmakers, and composers (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Bundanon Trust

Bundanon Trust, PO Box 3343, North Nowra 2541, New South Wales, Australia. Tel.: 02 4422 2113.  Open to professional artists and groups, from all disciplines. The program supports artists’ new work, research and collaborations. Australian and international artists are hosted in purpose-built studios located at the Bundanon properties on the Shoalhaven River in NSW.  Offers accommodation and studio space for up to five weeks.  Fees charged; some subsidies available.  Artists responsible for travel and food costs.  Up to 90 artists per year are in residence. (visual, performing, media, literary arts)

C-Scape Dune Shack

C-Scape Dune Shack, Provincetown Community Compact, Inc., PO Box 819, Provincetown, MA 02657 (508) 487-3684. AIR Program for Art and Healing. Residencies of 1 week to 3 months, year round on Cape Cod National Seashore. Fees charged, although “no artist will be turned away due to inability to pay.” The shack, an historic structure built in the 1940s, overlooks the ocean. No running water or electricity; outdoor chemical toilet, propane stove and refrigerator. Access by foot or 4-wheel drive vehicle only. Limited interaction with park visitors expected during weekly ranger-led tours. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers; preference for landscape painters. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Cannonball

Cannonball, Visiting Residency Program, 1035 N. Miami Ave., Suite 300, Miami, FL 33136. Tel: (786) 347-2360. Located in a former warehouse in downtown Miami. Residencies of 1 to 3 months. Artists pay monthly fee, which includes live/work studio, parking space, shared kitchen, laundry, lounge areas. Favors cross-disciplinary arts and collaboration. 15 artists live in the space long-term; one space is reserved for visiting and international artists. (literary, visual, performing, and media arts)

Carey Institute for Global Good

Carey Institute for Global Good, Logan Nonfiction Residency, 63 Huyck Rd., Rensselaerville, NY 12147. Tel: (518) 797-5100. Located on a 100-acre historic estate 2.5 hours north of NYC. Open to creators of longform nonfiction (including writers, photographers and documentarians) who produce in-depth, deeply reported work about important issues – social, political, environmental, health. Private accommodations, access to gourmet on-site restaurant, work space/office, multimedia technologies. Up to 25 residents selected twice a year for residencies of 2 weeks to 3 months. No fees. (literary and media arts)

Center for Creative Photography

Ansel Adams Research Fellowship, Center for Creative Photography, 1030 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, AZ 85721. Residencies of 2-4 weeks to conduct research in the Center’s amazing and comprehensive photographic collection, archives, or library. Fellows arrange own housing, transportation, and meals; stipend provided. Open to scholars from all disciplines including museum professionals, independent researchers, artists, and advanced degree candidates. (visual, literary, media arts, plus scholars and students)

Center for Forgetting

Patacademcy Residency Program, The Center for Forgetting, 315 W. Linden St., Allentown, PA 18101. Tel: (610) 844-1678. Located in a pristine post-industrial oasis, accommodation is in a warehouse with two freight elevators, a loading dock, and 14-foot ceilings. Can accommodate up to 2 artists at a time for residencies of one week to one year. Private live/work studio, communal kitchen and bath. Shared 4,000 square foot workspace. Open to artists who are developing work “addressing the role memory has in constructing symbolic language systems. Research driven and theoretical based artistic practices that deal with new ways of visualizing relationship to technology is ideal.” No fees; residents must pay for food and travel. Wood workshop, basic tools, computer are provided. (visual, literary, media arts)

Center for Land Use Interpretation

The Center for Land Use Interpretation/Wendover Residence Program, 9331 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Paid residence program in the desert town of Wendover, Utah. Rustic accommodations. Designed for artists to “produce work related to the unique and inspiring geographic region, which includes the Great Salt Lake and its desert and salt-flat environs.” Stipend plus travel and materials funds; 3-8 weeks. All works created on site displayed at the Wendover Exhibit Hall, in CLUI literature and possibly in traveling exhibits (visual, literary, and media arts)

Centraltrak

Centraltrak, 800 Exposition Ave., Dallas, TX 75226 (214) 824-9302. Residencies of one month to one year on the campus of the University of Texas at Dallas. Four residents at a time get a live/work loft of 1,600 square feet, a stipend, travel expenses, and access to all university facilities. Residents may also exhibit or curate an exhibition in the gallery, or give a public talk or workshop. Open to national and international artists working in painting, new media, sculpture, architecture, creative writing, sound art, theory and criticism, dance, music, photography, urbanism, and curatorial enterprises. Located in the Deep Ellum neighborhood near downtown Dallas. (visual, literary, performing, media arts, plus architects, curators, and scholars)

Cerdeira Village

Cerdeira Village Art & Craft, Lugar da Cerdeira, 3200-509 Lousã Portugal.  Tel: 00351911577089.  Located on the famous Lousã mountains, 40 km from the city of Coimbra. All the houses in the rural village are made of Schist stone, built in the traditional style. Accommodates 5 to 10 artists at a time; artists may bring spouses, partners, or children. Houses are prepared with a modern kitchen and a dining area. Accommodations include private bathrooms with shower and hot water, electric heating, and traditional wood burning stoves.  No mobile phone or wifi service.  Selection of artists by committee.  Fees charged.  (visual, literary, media, and performing arts)

Chalk Hill Artist Residency

Chalk Hill Artist Residency, 13427 Chalk Hill Rd., Healdsburg, CA 95448. Tel: (415) 397-4200. Located in a 1920s farmhouse on the Warnecke Ranch. Residencies of 2 to 10 weeks. Fees charged. 3 sponsorships per year based on merit and need. Encourages applications from collaborative teams, and from artists living with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. Artists must provide their own transportation, food, and materials. Studios in repurposed rustic barns. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology

Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology, PO Box 929, Bellaire, MI 49615. Tel.: (231) 622-5252. Hill house is a two-story log cabin that is not ADA compliant, that can accommodate 2 to 4 artists at a time. Alternatively, an artist can request to bring up to 3 children and/or caregivers. No fees; residents provided with accommodation, studio space and food. Residencies of 2 to 4 weeks. (visual, literary, performing and media arts)

Culturia

Culturia, Anton-Saefkow-Platz 13/801,10369 Berlin, Germany Tel: 49-0-30-246-39-665. Located in the borough of Friedrichshain, situated in the north side of the river Spree, and formerly known as East Berlin.  Residencies of 3 to 6 months for approximately 4 artists at a time. Gallery space for exhibits and events, networking program helps participants enter the cultural and social scenes of the city. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Cuts and Burns

Cuts and Burns Residency Program, Outpost Artists Resources, 532 LaGuardia Pl., Box 370, New York, NY 10012 (718) 599-2385. Open to emerging and mid-career artists. Located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Residency provides up to 40 hours (5 days) of free video and audio post-production with a professional editor, full access to facility, and lodging if needed (mostly for foreign artists). (media arts)

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, AIR Program, 3675 Oak Hill Rd., Peninsula, OH 44264 (330) 657-2796 or (800) 642-3297. 2 residencies per year of 6-8 weeks in Spring and Summer. Run by the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center and National Park Service. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative

Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, 606 S. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27406 (336) 549-5555. A “living installation, museum of process, and art production space” in a former thrift store (housing a 58-year inventory of American surplus and antiques) in downtown Greensboro hosts artists-in-residence who create site-specific, conceptual, or technology-based projects. Residencies of one month. Residents live in converted boarding house rooms, and are invited to participate in the food co-op and share cooking. Fees charged. (visual, literary, and media arts)

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

Ewart Duggan Residency Program, Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, 401 First St. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8W2, Canada. Tel: (403) 502-8580. The Duggan House is the oldest brick residence in Alberta. Overlooking the Saskatchewan River, in close proximity to the historic downtown. Houses two artists at a time. Open to Canadian and international cultural professionals, established and emerging. Residents must publicly engage with the community in some manner. Weekly fee includes housing, utilities, internet; artists are responsible for their own travel, food, materials. (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Experimental Television Center

Experimental Television Center, AIR Program, 109 Lower Fairfield Rd., Newark Valley, NY 13811 (607) 687-4341. Residencies of 3-5 days with personalized instruction and access to low-cost video and computer imaging equipment. Housing, equipment, technical assistance. Fees charged. (media arts)

Farringford Estate

Farringford Estate, Bedbury Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9PE, United Kingdom. Tel: 44(0)1983-752-500. Modernised self-catering cottages on the grounds of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s family home. Caters to vacationers with a restaurant, golf course, swimming pool. Fees charged. No application process; open to all.

Gertrude Contemporary

Gertrude Contemporary, 200 Gertrude St., Fitzroy, VIC 3065 Australia.  Tel: +61-3-9419-3406.  The oldest, continuously-running art centre in Australia sponsors 3 galleries, 16 non-residential studios, an independent press and education programs in a former textile factory.  One residential studio for visiting international artists, curators and writers for residencies of between two-weeks to three-months.  (visual, literary, media arts)

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, AIR Program, West Glacier, MT 59936 (406) 888-7936. Parkland includes nearly 50 glaciers, glacier-fed lakes and streams, grizzly bears and gray wolves. Summer residencies of 2 weeks open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, video/filmmakers. (visual, media arts)

Glasshouse Project

Glasshouse Project, 246 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211. No phone listed. Located in South Williamsburg neighborhood. One to two week residencies in performance art for one artist at a time. No fees; artists (and curators) must pay their own travel and food. Accommodation, studio/performance space, and basic audio and video equipment are available. Especially interested in hosting international artists. (media and performing arts)

Green Olive Arts

Green Olive Arts, B.P. 10001 Sidi Al Mandri, Tetouan, Tetouan 93000, Morocco.  Tel: (212) 674.35.89.42. Not strictly a colony, as they provide studios but not accommodations, although Green Olive helps match artists with housing options in walking distance.  Founded by two American artists; open to US and international artists. Located in the north of Morocco, on the North-Western tip of Africa, nestled up against the Mediterranean Sea in a valley where two mountain ranges meet. The old city of Tetouan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Residencies of 1 week to 4 months; fees charged by the week.  No meals included.  Studios on second floor are not ADA accessible, and the city is hilly; not recommended for artists with mobility issues.  (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Gulkistan Residency

Gulkistan Residency for Creative People, Eyvindartungu, 801 Selfoss, Iceland Tel.:(354) 892-4410 and 699-0700. Accommodations in a renovated farmhouse or apartments in the village of Lagarvatn. Fees charged by the month. Spouses and children welcome. Open to artists of all disciplines, plus scholars. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Halka Art Project

Halka Art Project, Moda Caferaga Mahallesi, Dr. Esat Isik Caddesi, Rusen Aga Sokak No:8, 34717 Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey.  Tel: 011-90-216-450-0075 or  011-90-535-781-2591.  Located in the Moda neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul.  Residencies of 2 weeks to 3 months.  Guest artists can participate in exhibitions, open talks, workshops, studio activities and presentations. (visual, performing, media arts)

Harvestworks

Harvestworks, AIR Program, 596 Broadway, #602, New York, NY 10012 (212) 431-1130. Fees charged; 20-60 hours of studio time with access to 3 professional production studios, full-time engineer, tape and other materials. Residencies run Jan. 1 through Sept. 31. Open to artists who use sound, picture, or technology as a creative medium. (media, performing arts)

Haven

The Haven, AIR Program, 240 Davis Road, Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.  Tel: (250) 247-9211 or (877) 247-9238.  Located in a centre for personal development on one of the southern gulf islands of British Columbia, 20 minutes by float plane (or 2 hours by ferry) from Vancouver.  Residencies for one to two artists at a time, includes dinner but not other meals. (visual, performing, media, literary arts)

Headlands Center for the Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Ft. Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965 (415) 331-2787. 4-week to 11-month residency in painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, conceptual, video/film, writers and performance for artists from CA, OH, and NC only; located in the Marin Headlands just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; 30 residents per year February through November. Artists must participate in public Open House. (visual, media, literary, and performing arts)

Helsinki International AIR Programme

Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence Programme (HIAP), Cabelfactory, Tallberginkatu 1 C/97, 00180 Helsinki, Finland. Tel: 011-358-9-685-6730.  Studio and housing in a converted factory on the western waterfront and on the island of Suomenlinna, both in Helskinki.  Residencies of 1-3 months for professional artists in visual arts, theater, dance, literature, and media arts.  No fees charged; artists must cover travel, food, materials.  (visual, media, literary, and performing arts)

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Herbert Hoover National Historical Site, AIR Program, PO Box 607, West Branch, IA 52358 (319) 643-2541. Park on 186 acres includes the birthplace of Pres. Hoover. Studios in the historic structure or adjacent facility on site. Park housing or stipend for rental nearby. Artist asked to contribute a piece of work created during stay and provide interpretive or public program. 2 artists per year; residencies of 2-3 weeks from May to October; Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers, craft artists. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Hermitage Artists Retreat

The Hermitage Artists Retreat, 6650 Manasota Key Rd., Englewood, FL 34223 (941) 475-2098. Located on a restored 8-acre 1907 homestead directly between the Gulf of Mexico and Englewood Bay featuring a seemingly endless beach for walking. Open by invitation only, to mid-career and later artists and scholars who are supporting themselves through their art. Housing and meals provided; artists requested to give 2 services to the community (class, workshop, lecture, open studio, performance, reading, etc.). (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Holocenter

Holocenter: Center for Holographic Arts, 45-10 Court Sq., Long Island City, NY 11101 (718) 784-5065. Several residency programs available, which allow access to equipment and provide technical assistance; stipends paid; most residencies last 10 days; 8 residencies per year. (visual arts)

Hopscotch House

Hopscotch House/Kentucky Foundation for Women, 8221 Wolf Pen Branch Rd., Prospect, KY 40059 (502) 228-4875. Open only to KY women artists whose art focuses on positive social change. Located on a 10-acre farmstead 13 miles east of Louisville. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park Artist in Residence Program, Attn: Volunteer Coordinator, 101 Reserve St., Hot Springs, AR 71901 (501) 620-6707. Residencies of 2-4 weeks each for 2-D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, craft artists, video/filmmakers, performers, writers, poets, and composers. (visual, performing, literary, and media arts)

Hub-Bub Arts Residencies

Hub-Bub Arts Residencies, PO Box 8421, Spartanburg, SC 29305 (864) 582.0056. Open to emerging visual artists and writers aged 20 to 30. Accommodations for 4 artists at a time for 11-month periods in a 1920s-era Cadillac store in downtown Spartanburg. Artists in residence must work 15-20 hours a week in the arts center, which may include open studio events, community outreach, working in the box office or gallery, as well as general upkeep and maintenance of the facilities. Modest stipend provided. (visual, literary, and media arts)

Independent Museum of Contemporary Arts

IMOCA, Artist in Residency Programmes, Steambox Gallery, School Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. Tel: +353-87-460-3623. 3 month residencies in Dublin, through Steambox Galleries and Studios, and Nivel Arts, in Valencia, Spain. Artists selected will complete a project that will culminate in a public presentation. Includes fully-stocked living space, studio in walking distance, and access to tools, equipment, and materials. Monthly fees charged. (Visual, literary, performing, media arts, plus curators)

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, AIR Program, 1100 N. Mineral Springs, Porter, IN 46304 (219) 926-7561 x 225. Residencies of 2-4 weeks in houses or campsites from June to September. Artists asked to donate art to park and to interact with interested patrons and staff. Dunes rise 200 ft. above the southern shore of Lake Michigan. Beach, marsh and prairie. (visual, literary, media arts and landscape architects)

InsideZone

InsideZone, Artfest Cultural Society, Suceava, Romania. Tel.: (004) 0749540154. Located in the town of Brosec, in a former mineral water spa resort at the base of the Carpathian mountains. Residencies for 12 artists at a time for one to four weeks. Large rooms with balconies, fully-equipped shared kitchen, wi-fi. Fees charged by the week. (visual, literary, media arts)

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Museum of Modern Art, AIR Programme, Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland. Tel.: 011-353-1-612-9900 Artist Work Programme, residency for 6mos. in a converted coach house adjacent to the main museum blg., basic living allowance, administrative back-up. Open to artists of all nationalities; stipend; artists asked to participate in studio talks, workshops, and panel discussions. Emphasis on artists developing their work practice rather than on a finished product. Apply one year in advance. (visual, literary, media arts and curators)

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park, AIR Program, 74485 National Park Dr., Tweny-nine Palms, CA 92277 (760) 367-5539. Located on 800,000 acres in the Mojave and Colorado deserts among soaring granite cliffs and spires and ancient archeological sites. Accommodations in a primitive, rustic cabin with no electricity. Personal transportation is essential and artists should be prepared for extreme temperature ranges and high winds. 4-6 artists per year; residencies of 4 weeks October through May. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, video/filmmakers. (visual, literary, media arts)

Klondike Institute of Art and Culture

Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Artist in Residence Program, Bag 8000, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada Y0B 1G0 (867) 993-5005. Residencies of 4 to 12 weeks for 2 artists at a time in the Macaulay Residence, a 1901 building owned by Parks Canada, part of the Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site. Private bedrooms and studios; shared living space. Open to artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, design, architecture, photography, installation, performance, video, film, new media, and audio. No fees. (visual, media, and interdisciplinary arts)

Konstespidemin

Konstespidemin in Gothenburg, Haraldsgaten, 41314 Gotenburg, Sweden. Tel.: 011-46-31-828558. Can accommodate up to 5 artists at a time for periods of 1-6 months in guest studios.  Cultural center holds over 100 studios, galleries. Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Kultur Kontakt Austria

KulturKontakt Austria, Universitätsstraße 5, 1010 Wien/Vienna, ZVR 617 182 667, Austria.  Tel.: +43 1 5238765-0.  50 residencies annually in the fields of fine arts, artistic photography, design, video and media art, composition, literature and literary translation, contemporary dance and choreography.  Residencies vary in length from one to three months, depending on the art field.  Living accommodations either in an annex of Schloss Laudon, a baroque palace surrounded by a park in Vienna’s 14th district, or in more central apartments located in Vienna’s 3rd and 9th districts. Two communal studios also available.  Monthly stipend, funds for materials, prepaid mobile phones, internet access, and an end-of-stay exhibit are offered.  Also arranged: visits to galleries, ateliers, museums, contacts with publishers, tickets to book fairs, art fairs, performances, dance festivals, as appropriate; and artists can opt into a visiting artists-in-the-schools program. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Kulturfabrikken

Kulturfabrikken, Sundholmsvej 14 Y, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark. Tel: 011-45-32-549424. 6 month residency program for artists in architecture, sculpture, drawing, painting, literature, and media art. Open to mid-career artists. Meals included. (visual, literary, and media arts)

Kunstlerhaus Bethanien

Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Marianneplatz 2, 10997 Berlin, Germany. Tel.: 49-30-6169030. A former factory has been converted into 25 residential studios.  Residencies are typically for one year. (visual, media arts)

Kunstlerhaus Schoppingen

Kunstlerhaus Schoppingen, Feuerstiege 6, D-48620, Schoppingen, Germany.  Tel.: +49-2555-93810.  Residencies of up to 4 months for 14 artists at a time in the Western Muensterland region.  Housing in two renovated farmhouses from the early 19th c.  Stipend included.  (visual, performing, media, literary arts)

Kunstlerhause Buchsenhausen

Kunstlerhaus Buchsenhausen, Weiherburggasse 13/12, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. AIR program for up to 12 artists annually. Artists must be between ages 25 and 40. Residencies from 3-6 months in Buchsenhausen Castle. Working and living studio, shared garden and veranda, production space with multimedia tools, stipend. (visual, media arts)

La Belle Auriole

La Belle Auriole, F-66600 Opoule, France. Tel.: 011-33-4-68-29192.  Located in a restored 17th c. farmhouse in the Roussillon area.  Fees charged.  Open to all artistic disciplines; artists invited to bring their families.  (visual, literary, media, performing arts)

La Postiza

La Postiza, Carril Balibrea, 64b., Patiño 30012, Murcia. Spain.  Tel: +34 622 681830.  Offers residencies of 2 to 3 months for 5 to 10 artists at a time.  Located in a big modern country house in the Algezares District.  Fees charged; includes private or shared room, internet connection, access to swimming pool.  Also available for additional fees: bikes, meals, room cleaning service, Spanish lessons, cultural trips, seaside trips, Flamenco lessons.  Opportunities to teach available.  Artists must give a public presentation and/or hold an open studio.  (visual, literary, media arts)

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, 7042 Trondheim, Norway. Tel: 011-47-7351-3515. 2 resident guests in a center with 34 stodios; wood, metal, printing workshops; darkroom, computer lab, film and video equipment. Residencies of 1-3 mos.; approx. 13 artists per year. (visual and media arts)

Le Fonds Belval

Le Fonds Belval, 1, avenue du Rock’n’Roll, L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.
Tel: +352 26840-1.  Sponsors the Public Art Experience, with residencies of 3, 6, or 9 months.  Located in the south of Luxembourg near the border with France, on the site of a former steel factory and blast furnace.  Offers residencies for up to 6 artists at a time; all disciplines eligible. Stipends paid. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Lighthouse Works

The Lighthouse Works, P.O Box 385, Fishers Island, NY 06390. Located a small island in the Long Island Sound just off the coast of Connecticut; only accessible by ferry.  Fellowships of 6 weeks for 3 artists at a time; open year-round.  Stipend paid. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Liguria Study Center

Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities, The Bogliasco Foundation, Via Aurelia 4, Bogliasco, Italy. Located on the Italian Riviera in the small town of Bogliasco, on the southeastern city limits of Genoa. Hosts 14 to 16 people at a time.  Supports creative work or scholarly research in all humanistic disciplines, including archeology, architecture and landscape architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, literature, music, philosophy, theater, and the visual arts. The Foundation awards approximately 50 one-month fellowships per year.  Room and board provided, along with a private work studio. Fellows are welcome to bring spouses and partners if they wish. (visual, literary, media, performing arts, and scholars)

Luminary Center for the Arts

The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place, St. Louis, MO 63139 (314) 807-5984. Located in a historic former Convent. Residencies of 3, 6, or 12 months for emerging and mid-career visual artists with a contemporary studio practice. Stipend paid. Facilities include a library, woodworking shop, digital editing equipment, video filming and production equipment, studio lighting, and exhibition space. Also offers a professional development program for each artist. Asks residents to donate art work at the end of their stay. (visual, media arts)

Marfa Contemporary AIR Program

Marfa Contemporary, 100 E. San Antonio St., PO Box 1233, Marfa, TX 79843.  (432) 729-3500.  Residencies of 3 months open to artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, installation, performance-related media.  Large studio, furnished apartment, stipend, travel costs provided.  Artist expected to participate in school workshops, actively engage with the local community, and present an exhibit at the close of the residency.

Margo-Gelb Shack

Margo-Gelb Shack, OCARC, 22 Nelson Ave. Provincetown, MA 02657. 2-week residencies from mid-May to mid-October on Cape Cod National Seashore. Operated by the Outer Cape Artists Residency Coalition, membership fee plus residency fees charged. No running water or electricity; outdoor toilet and hand pump; kerosene lamps. Artists give one public presentation during their stay. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, video/filmakers. (visual, literary, media arts)

Mas Pinet

Mas Pinet, 30110 Sainte Cecile d’Andorge, France. Tel: 011-33-(0)4-66-83-19-63 or 011-333-(0)6-60-75-22-60. Open to up to 10 artists at a time, in all disciplines. Fees charged per week (which includes meals). Offers weekly workshops and seminars, as well as residencies for artists working independently. Located in a 300-year-old Provencal stone house on 24 acres adjoining the national park of the Cevennes. A river runs through the property, and there is a small lake where residents can swim in walking distance. In addition, they maintain a large organic garden, raise chickens, rabbits, a mule, dog, and three cats. Artists share Mongolian yurts and tipis. Facilties include an outside platform for dance and yoga, a recording keyboard, a high wire for circus performers, painting equipment, and a pottery studio (currently under construction). (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

National Art Studio

National Art Studio, 601-107 Chang-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, 132-040 Korea. Tel: 82-2-995-0995. Residencies of 3 months or 6 months. Housing, studio, exhibition space provided. Artists must pay own food, travel, materials, and personal living expenses. Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the National Museum of Contemporary Art. Supports artists from all Asia Pacific regions of the world working in painting, drawing, sculpture, and media art. Also supports some international artists from outside the Asia Pacific through the the UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme. (visual and media arts)

Nka Foundation

Nka Foundation, Box Up 1115, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Tel: +1(405) 819-4784. Offers Community Arts Project Residencies throughout the year in two locations: at the Sang Artws Village in Sang, Mion District, in the Northern Region, and at the Abentenim Arts Village, in Abentenim, Ejisu-Juaben District in the Ashanti Region. Artists must take part in projects that” tap local resources for sustainable human capital defvelopment through a focus on the arts.” Residency lengths vary from a few weeks to several months, depending on the project. Housing is provided; artists must pay for their own transportation. Open to individual artists and teams working in visual arts, theater, music, literary arts, film/new media, arts education, arts therapy, philosophy, cultural history, and those working at the intersection of art and architecture or engineering. (visual, literary, performing, media arts plus scholars, educators, and other professionals).

North Mountain

North Mountain, PO Box 159, Gerrardstown, WV 25420. Tel: (888) 382-2928. Located on 400 mountainous acres in West Virginia’s eastern panhandle on a retired apple farm. Fees on a sliding scale; residents must provide their own travel expenses, food, and materials. 2 artists at a time for 3 weeks; 4 sessions in the Spring and Summer each year. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Obras

Obras International Centre for Art and Science, CP2 7100-300 Estremoz, Portugal. Tel: 00-351-268-959-007.  Can accommodate up to 10 artists at a time in Portugal, and two artists at a time in the auxillary center in Holland.  The main center is located in a 200-year-old hilltop farmhouse overlooking cork fields and a medieval fortress.  The auxillary center is located in a mansion in an urban region.  Open to emerging artists.  Fees charged.  (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Ocean Haven

Ocean Haven, 94770 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR 97439 (503) 547-3583. On the Oregon coast, on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, bordering the Siuslaw National Forest. A variety of accommodations at different rates; all units have breathtaking, unobstructed views of the sea and sky; most units have living rooms, equipped kitchens, modern tiled bathrooms; some have small libraries of books and magazines. First-come, first-served; pets permitted for an additional fee; retreat center, open to anyone. (all disciplines)

Paducah Arts Alliance

Paducah Artist in Residence Program, Paducah Arts Alliance, 627 Madison St., Paducah, KY 42001 (270) 519-2341. Residencies from 2 weeks to 2 months in length. Located in western Kentucky at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. Provides accommodations and studio space for individual artists or collaborating teams of 2 or 3. Artists must engage with the public (exhibit, workshop, lecture, or work with local artists). Monthly stipend paid. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Palazzo Rinaldi

Palazzo Rinaldi, Via Rinaldi n. 5, 85035 Neopoli (PZ), Italy. Located in a hilltop village in the Pollino National Park in the Basilicata region of southern Italy. Operates June to mid-October. Fees charged. Residencies of 2 weeks to 1 month.  Housing in an 1845 villa; includes studios and breakfasts. Two artists at a time (or more if artists are sharing bedrooms and studio space). (literary, visual, performing, and media arts)

PlatteForum

PlatteForum, 1610 Little Raven St, Suite 135, Denver, CO 80202. (303) 893-0791.  Located in downtown Denver.  Residency  of 6 to 8 weeks for one artist at a time; 5 awarded per year.  Stipend paid.  Artists must dedicate 4-6 hours each week to work with one small group of underserved youth, K-12, in intensive workshops (Learning Labs), and donate one piece of art. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Playa

Playa, 47531 Highway 31, Summer Lake, OR 97640. (541) 943-3983. Located on the edge of the Great Basin in a remote, isolated community.  Playa sits at the base of Winter Ridge, which rises to 7,200 feet at the northwestern edge of the Great Basin in south-central Oregon. Directly east of Playa lies Summer Lake, at an elevation of 4,200 feet. The lake is about 20 miles long and five miles wide. It is a playa: a desert lake that is shallow in the winter and usually evaporates by late summer. The Summer Lake basin, abundant with both desert and forest flora and fauna, is cradled between the open sagebrush steppe of eastern Oregon and the rocky, forested mountains of the Fremont-Winema National Forest. Two types of Residency programs: Fellowship Residencies are provided without a fee during two multi-month sessions each year. The Contributing Residency program operates on a fee-basis to groups or individuals during other months. Artists must purchase and prepare their own food (other than a weekly community dinner).  Internet and cell phone reception is sporadic.  Open to visual artists, writers, performance artists, scientists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in interdisciplinary work or forms of creative research.  (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Rabbit Island

Rabbit Island (Traverse Island), Lake Superior, Lake Linden, MI 49945 (810) 412-8884.  Residencies of 10 to 28 days.  Located on a 91 acre forested island in Lake Superior three miles east of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula; most of the island is maintained as a conservation easement and is home to eagle, heron, trout, and salmon.  Offers residencies for up to 3 artists per year in the summer, includes travel and materials stipends, and an exhibit at the DeVos Museum in Marquette MI.  Open to visual artists, writers, architects, designers, filmmakers, musicians and choreographers age 21 or older.  Not handicap-accessible; residents are advised to have experience with camping, wilderness travel, boat handling and first aid.  (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Red Cinder Creativity Center

Red Cinder Creativity Center, PO Box 527, Na’aelhu, HI 96772 (808) 929-9600. On a 10-acre rural site near Na’alehu, on the big island of Hawaii; shared house, private studio. Average stay 2 weeks. Fees charged. 4 artists at a time. Visual arts studio, dance studio with sprung floor, and two studios that could be used by writers, musicians, photographers, or video artists. (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Riverside Albert Artist Retreat

Riverside Albert Artist Retreat, 1749 2 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB T2N 0G3 Tel: (403) 975-0190. Quiet, rural property on the Bay of Fundy. Accommodates up to 6 artists at a time on a first-come, first-served basis, for varying lengths of stay. Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts).

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, AIR Program, 1000 Hwy. 36, Estes Park, CO 80517 (970) 586-1206. On 417 square miles encompassing massive peaks, alpine meadows, the Continental Divide, and abundant wildlife. Residence in a rustic, historic cabin for 2-week periods from June through Sept.; no stipend; artists donate one completed work of art in their medium and provide one public program. 6-8 artists per year. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers. (visual, literary, media, and performing arts)

Ross Creek Centre

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, 555 Ross Creek Rd., Canning, N.S. B0P 1H 0 Tel: (902) 582-3842. Residencies of 2 weeks to 2 months. Located on 186 acres of farm and forest in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Open to artists of all disciplines, as well as architects. Fees charged; work exchange available. (visual, literary, media, performing arts)

Salina Art Center

Salina Art Center, 242 S. Santa Fe, P.O. Box 743, Salina, KS (785) 827-1431. Two residencies a year, ranging from 6 to 12 weeks. For painting, drawing, installation, digital imaging, community and sound art, and sculpture with limited facilities for photography, printmaking, ceramics. Weekly open studio sessions, education outreach, community activities/interaction, as well as time and facilities for the artists to create personal work that meets their creative goals. Possible exhibition opportunities at the Salina Art Center’s gallery and screenings at the Salina Art Center Cinema. Housing at the Warehouse in furnished apartment with a private bath, kitchenette, laundry facilities, and computer access. (visual, media arts)

Seapoint International Artist Residency

S.I.A.R., Thaxter Lane, Kittery Point, ME 03905 Tel: (206) 427-2313. Located on Cutts Island in an historic cottage overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the point of land between Sea Point and Crescent Beaches. It is surrounded by the Brave Boat Harbor Division of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, 15 minutes from Portsmouth, NH. Up to 3 artists at a time, for residencies of 1 to 3 months. Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing and media arts)

Slak Ateliers

Slak Ateliers, Koningstraat 12, 6811 DE Arnhem, The Netherlands. Tel: 011-26-351-5438. Guest studios can accommodate two artists at a time of various disciplines for stays of up to 6 months.(visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Space Studios

Space Studios, 536 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101. No phone listed. Artist-in-Residence Program offers a live/work studio for one visiting artist at a time (other studios in the building serve resident artists). Located in a converted 1908 brick office building. Five artists per year selected for 2 to 4 week residencies. Open to emerging and mid-career artists, with a particular commitment to LGBTQ artists and artists of color, and those whose “practices engage with contemporary issues and socially relevant concepts.” Small stipend offered. Some equipment available (projectors, a/v, hardware, tools). Residents required to be involved with at least one public engagement program, and Space makes alliances with other arts groups in the Portland region for “targeted” community connections. Also open to collaborative groups and curators. (visual, literary, media arts)

Spiro Arts

Spiro Arts, PO Box 682625, Park City, UT 84068 (435) 649-6258. On a historic mine site at 6,999 feet among mountains, aspens, sub-alpine meadows, lakes, and streams. Open to emerging and established artists worldwide; residents do some community outreach. Housing, studio and stipend. Two residency terms (April and May) with 3-5 residents per term. Open to collaborative teams, and artists can arrange to come with guests, family members or even pets. Residents responsible for own meals. One Type-A accessible unit available to people with disabilities. Wireless internet and printer, laundry facilities, available for communal use. Open to visual artists, writers, composers, singer/songwriters, researchers, experimental and mixed media artists, and others. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Starry Night Residency

Starry Night Residency, 718 Van Patten St., Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 (575)-894-9191. Located on the banks of the Rio Grande in southwestern New Mexico, at 4,260 feet above sea level.  Open to artists and researchers.  Provides a private apartment and shared studio space for two or three artists at a time.  Residencies from 2 weeks to 6 months in length. Fees charged.  Artists can bring spouses, partners, or creative partners for an additional fee.  Quarterly application deadlines. (visual, literary, media arts)

Studio for Creative Inquiry

Studio for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts, 5000 Forbes Ave., Room 111, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 (412) 268-3454. One-year residency for artists working in interdisciplinary and collaborative forms that incorporate new technology, with an emphasis on artist collaboratives and collaboration with scientists. Stipend plus benefits, plus project funds. Access to multimedia labs, computing resources, sculpture studios, MIDI equipment. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Sundress Academy for the Arts

Sundress Academy for the Arts, 195 Tobby Hollow Ln., Knoxville, TN 37931. (865) 560-6106.  Located on a working farm less than 1/2 hour from downtown Knoxville.  2 artists in residence at a time; shared kitchen, bath, living room.  Library, letterpress, woodworking tools available for use.  Length: one week to two months.  Fees charged per week; residents must also work on the farm 5-10 hours a week.  (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Taleamore Park

Taleamore Park, P.O. Box 456, LaPorte, Indiana 46352 (765) 586-2686. Located on a 375-acre farm, about 1.5 hours from Chicago. Two and four week residencies for artists, scientists, and scholars in a two-story 1854 Italianate brick farmhouse for up to 4 at a time. Residents must agree to spend 2.5 hours a week helping with upkeep in the house and garden. Fees charged; residents must provide their own food. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

UFA Fabrik

International Cultural Center UFA-Fabrik Berlin, Victoriastr. 13, D-12105 Berlin, Germany. Tel: 001-49-30-755-03-150. Artists center in Berlin with studios, classes, restaurant, galleries.  Also has a guest house for up to 10 visiting artists (and other travelers) available for a fee.  (visual, performing, literary, and media arts)

University of Wisconsin Center on Age & Community

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Center on Age & Community, Residency in Applied Arts, Milwaukee, WI. Residencies of 3 months, stipend plus travel, housing and supplies for artists of all disciplines interested in developing work addressing aging and memory loss. Open to permanent US residents who are professional artists. Artists must develop a project, engage directly with community participants, provide two one-time master classes (one for students; one for the community); participate in a culminating exhibit or performance. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Vaullauris

AIR Vallauris, Place Lisnard, 1 Boulevard des Deux Vallons, 06220 Vallauris, France. Tel: 33-4-93-64-65-50. Situated between Cannes and Nice. Residencies for 2 artists at a time for 2 months. (visual and media arts).

Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park, AIR Program, 3131 Hwy. 53, International Falls, MN 56649-8904. (218) 283-9821. National Park encompasses more than 30 lakes, countless bogs, marshes, beaver ponds on land that was once the route of French-Canadian votageurs. Home to moose, deer, timber wolves, bald eagles, ospreys, and loons. Two artists at a time share a one-bedroom cabin with modern bath and kitchen for 2 weeks in August. Canoe provided. Artists asked to donate one work to the park collection and offer a public program. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Watermill Center

The Watermill Center, 131 Varick St., Suite 908, New York, NY 10013 (212) 620-0220. Runs a multi-disciplinary center for studies in the arts and humanities on the south shore of Long Island, “for artists, students, and individuals of all ages and backgrounds to explore the creative process.” Apprenticeship training with master artists. Hosts the Watermill Collection and study center for Asian and Tribal Arts. (performing, media, visual arts)

Weir Farm

Weir Farm, AIR Program, 735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton, CT 06897 (203) 761-9945. Former summer home of J. Alden Weir, American Impressionist painter. The only National Park Service site dedicated to an American painter. Year round, 1 artist at a time, residencies of 2 weeks to 1 month. Open to 2D visual artists including printmakers and painters, photographers, sculptors, video/filmmakers. (visual, media arts).

White Leaves Artist Residency

White Leaves Artist Residency, El Rito, NM 87530. Tel: (510) 368-6912. Located in the isolated, rural environment of the high desert. Accommodates 2 to 3 artists at a time for residencies of ten to 21 days during the Fall (Sept-Nov) or Spring (April-June) session. Artists housed in small private cabins with solar power and potable water, with access to shared kitchen and showers. Additional outbuilding workspaces available. No fees; artists must pay for their own travel, food, and materials. (visual, literary, media arts)

Witt Residency

Roman J. Witt Residency Program, University of Michigan, Stamps School of Art & Design, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2069. (734) 764-3464. One residency per academic year awarded to a visiting artist or designer to develop new work in collaboration with students and faculty. Open to established and emerging artists with good social and communication skills who are interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines. Honorarium, housing, studio space, materials budget provided. (visual, media arts)

Woonsocket Neighborhood Development Corporation

Woonsocket Neigborhood Development Corporation (401) 762-0993. Year-long residencies for a single community-friendly professional artist (and family) with free rent in spacious 3-bedroom apartment, in exchange for 5/hours per week working with local kids. Woonsocket is a former mill city located in the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, 20 minutes from Providence. All media welcome: visual arts, film, video, theater, computer art, storytelling, dance, poetry or other writers, folk arts, crafts. “We believe in the importance and transformative power of the arts as part of a comprehensive community revitalization effort,” says Executive Director Joe Garlick.