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18th Street Arts Center

18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 453-3711. Residencies of up to 3 years. (performing, visual, literary arts)

360 Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency

360 Xochi Quetzal, c/o Debroah Kruger, 221 Pine Street, #404, Florence, MA 01062.  Tel.: (413) 648-6161.  Located in Chapala, on the shores of the largest lake in Mexico.  One-month residency for up to four artists at a time (aged over 23 years).  Artists can bring a spouse or significant other (but no children or pets).  No fees. (visual, literary, performing arts)

A.I.R. Studio Paducah

A.I.R. Studio Paducahc/o Blue Door Studio, 4410 Oglethorpe Street, Hyattsville, MD 20712. (301) 454-0433.  Located in the LowerTown Arts District in Paducah, Kentucky, six blocks from the Ohio River.  Residencies of 2 weeks to 3 months.  Studio and efficiency apartment for one artist at a time, or for two collaborating artists or a couple who want to share space.  Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberysthwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE Tel: (01970) 623232. The largest arts center in Wales offers residencies visual artists in all disciplines for 3 month periods. Artists provided with room and board, studio space of 35 square meters. Artists must give an informal public talk about their artistic process, have an open studio toward the end of their stay, and an end-of-residency exhibition. The Center is on the West Coast, in the center of Cardigan Bay. (visual arts)

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, AIR Program, PO Box 177, Eagle Lake Rd., Bar Harbor, ME 04609 (207) 288-5459. 2 to 4-week residencies in Spring and Fall. One-bedroom apartment near park headquarters with kitchen and laundry facilities. Artists asked to donate a piece of work and share an offering with the public (demonstration, talk, exploratory hike, or performance). “With its dramatic cliffs stretching to the sea, its balsam scented forests, and spring warbler serenades, the area offers artists the age-old inspiration of nature.” Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, composers (visual, literary, performing arts).

Afrique Profonde

Afrique Profonde, PO Box 4807, Pointe-Noire, Republique du Congo. Tel: 242-570-862. A nonprofit organization working to preserve the traditional culture and human rights of Pygmies in the Republic of Congo and Central Africa. In addition to archival research, Afrique Profonde engages in creative projects and programs including eco-tourism, artist residency, educational cultural exchange programs, and advocacy work on behalf of Pygmy groups. (visual, performing arts)

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 Academy in Berlin

American Academy in Berlin, 14 E. 60th St., Suite 604, New York, NY 10022 (212) 588-1755. 40 room villa, semester-long residencies, some stipends. Exhibit space, equipment and facilities coordinated with other orgs. in Berlin. Computer access, travel, housing, 2 meals/day provided. (visual, literary, performing arts; architecture and design)

American Academy in Rome

American Academy in Rome, 7 E. 60th Street, New York, NY 10022. (212) 751-7200. 11 acres atop the Janiculum, the highest hill within the walls of Rome, Italy. Residencies of 2 weeks or longer for visiting artists and scholars, fees charged; extra costs for meals. Also sponsors the Rome Prize, which includes a stipend, Invitational Residences (1-4 months for established artists and scholars), summer programs.  (visual, literary, and performing arts, plus scholars in the humanities and architects)

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)

Amy Clampitt Residency

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Amy Clampitt Residency, 271 Main St., Suite 3, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1606. (800) 969-2823. AIR program for single writer, stipend, housing in Clapitt’s former cottage in Stockbridge, MA for one year or 6 months. Open to emerging poets or literary scholars; applications accepted by nomination only. (literary arts)

Andrews Forest Writers Residency

Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency, The Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, 101 Hovland Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331. (541) 737-6198. One-week residencies March through May in the Oregon Cascades, 40 miles east of Eugene. Open to writers of poetry, fiction, or nonfiction whose work “reflects a keen awarenes of the natural world.” 3 room apt. includes kitchen. Modest stipend provided. (literary arts)

Angle Art Contemporain

Angle Art Contemporain, 12 rue Notre Dame, 26130 St Paul Trois Chateaux, France. Tel.: 011-33-75-047303 (visual arts)

Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, 152-6 Goshizawa, Yamazaki, Aomori 030-0134, Japan. Tel: (81) 17-764-5200. Spring and Autumn residencies, typically of 3 months’ length. Artists receive stipend, housing, studio, exhibition, and airfare. (visual arts)

Appalachian Center for Craft

Appalachian Center for Craft, 1560 Craft Center Dr., Smithville, TN 37166. (615) 597-6801. 1 yr. residency for up to 5 artists at a time (renewable for a second year); artists expected to work 20/hrs. a week. Open to craft artists working in glass, ceramics, fiber, wood, and metal. Aims “to provide a creative, residential environment for emerging professional artists and to broaden student and faculty awareness of new approaches and techniques.” (visual arts)

Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology

ARGS Residency, 512 W. Washington St., Petersburg, VA 23803 (804) 722-0200, ext. 303. Residencies of one to weeks for a single writer at a time. The Alumni House, built in 1906, is handicapped accessible, with 4 bedrooms, kitchen and laundry, and wifi. Resident must offer a workshop to students, cover their own food and transportation. (literary arts)

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, 2915 Country Club Ave., Helena, MT 59601 (406) 443-3502. 26 acres on the former Western Clay Manufacturing Co., 3 miles from Helena. Artists purchase and prepare own meals; residencies of 2 months to 2 years for visual artists working in ceramics, installation and sculpture in clay. (visual 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)

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, PO Box 568, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-5860. 11-month program for 3-5 artists. Located 1 mile from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in eastern TN. Modest stipend paid. Shared house with private bedroom and studio. (visual arts)

Artist at Pine Needles

Artist at Pine Needles, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, 16910 152nd St. N., Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 (651) 433-5953. Located on a heavily-wooded, 20-acre site along the St. Croix River. Accomodations in rustic cabin built prior to WWI. Residencies of 2 to 4 weeks in Spring and Summer. Open to writers and visual artists who focus on environmental or natural history topics. Artists asked to participate in a community outreach project (school visit, demonstration, workshop, reading, etc.) and contribute one artwork. (visual, literary arts)

Arts Center

The Arts Center, PO Box 363, 115 Second St. SW, Jamestown, ND 58402-0363 (701) 251-2496. 2 weeks to 3 months. Studio space, living quarters, stipend plus mileage. Artists teach in the Arts After School program for grades 4-6 M-F afternoons. (visual and performing arts)

Arts Center of Yates County

Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. (315) 536-8226.  Offers residencies of 10 days at Sunny Point, a retreat cottage and studio barn on the east side of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes in New York State.  No fees, but artists must provide their own food and donate a work at the end of the residency. (visual, literary, performing arts)


ArtsEdge Residency Project, c/o Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215) 573-WRIT. One-week residencies on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, open to emerging writers. Housing provided; writers “meet with students and participate in several formal and informal programs.” (literary arts)


Artspace, 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, NC 27601 (919) 821-2787. Regional emerging artist residency open to emerging artists from NC. Rent-free studio with 24-hr. access. (visual arts)


AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence, RI 02903 (401) 831-9327. Residencies of 2 weeks to one month by invitation only. Interested artists must apply through a staff member. AS220 is a 22,000 sq. ft. blg. that includes a cafe and performance space, computer lab, darkroom, screenprinting studio, video editing suite, 10 working studios, 4 galleries, 12 living/working studios. (performing, visual, literary arts)

Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural Council, 280 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016. Residencies in Japan for American artists pursuing creative projects; usually from 1 to 6 mos. (performing and visual arts)

Ateliers de Pont-Aven

Ateliers de Pont-Aven, Place de l’Hotel de Ville, 29930, Pont-Aven, France. Tel.: 011-33-98-061443 (visual 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)

Baltimore Clayworks

Baltimore Clayworks, 5706 Smith Ave., Baltimore, MD 21209 (410) 578-1919. One-year AIR for an artist working in ceramics, small stipend, one artist per year. No housing provided. Studio space, access to equipment, solo exhibition. (visual arts)

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, 6666 East River Rd., Fridley, MN 55432 (763) 574-1850. Community arts center in an 1847 inn on the National Registry of Historic Sites. Has one writer and one visual artist in residence for a 12 month term beginning in September. Opportunities to teach and mentor, give exhibitions or readings, small stipend. (visual, literary arts)

Barkenhoff-Stiftung Worpswede

Barkenhoff-Stiftung Worpswede, Ostherholzer Strasse 23, 2711 Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Germany. Tel.: 49-479116203. (visual, performing, and literary arts)


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)


Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Rockefeller Foundation, 420 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10018-2702. Located on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. No fees, but artists responsible for own travel costs. 4 week residencies, spouses may accompany artists. (visual, literary, and performing arts as well as scholars and policy makers)

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)

Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop

Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop, Usk Road, Raglan, Gwent, Wales NP5 2HR, United Kingdom. Up to one year residencies for sculptors, usually working in traditional manners. Wood workshop, foundry, forge, stone carving studio, metal working equipment. (visual arts)

Bernheim Arboretum

Isaac W. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Isaac W. Bernheim Foundation, Hwy. 245, Claremont, KY 40110 (502) 543-2451. South of Louisville. Residencies for up to 6 weeks, stipend paid, 1 recipient per year. Artist expected to donate examples of a body of work during the residency and to be available on occasion to meet the Trustees and donors, and to conduct public presentations or workshops. Writing residency administered through Sarabande Books.  (visual, literary, environmental artists)

Bloedel Reserve

Bloedel Reserve, 7571 N.E. Dolphin Dr., Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (206) 842-7631, ext. 11. 150-acre public garden and forest preserve located a 35-minute ferry ride from Seattle. Residency program, established 2015, open to writers, composers, visual artists, botanists, landscape architects, and researchers. 3 week residency for projects related to nature and human interactions with nature. Artists must provide a public presentation or workshop. Housing in a small home built over a stream for two artists at a time; a car is also available for use of artists. No stipends or fees (visual, literary, performing 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)

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)

Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx Council on the Arts, 1738 Hone Ave., Bronx, NY 10461. Offers grants, performances, exhibits, and residencies. Open to artists living in the Bronx only. The Van Lier Literary Program offers 3 9-month residencies plus fellowship to NY poets and fiction writers under 30. (visual, literary, performing 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)

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, 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)

Capp Street Project

Capp Street Project, 525 2nd St., San Francisco, CA 94107 (415) 495-7101. One resident at a time for 3 weeks up to 3 mos.; Stipend offered. (visual arts)

Carbondale Clay Center

Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale, CO 81623 (970) 963-2529. Studio space, use of kilns, basic materials, payment for services 20 hours a week (with additional income opportunities via teaching, studio work, etc.), health insurance. 2 positions of 1-2 years. (visual 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)

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, PO Box 734, Frederiksted, Virgin Islands 00841. Located in a restored building on the waterfront on the western edge of the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix. Accommodates 2 or 3 artists at a time for residencies of one to four weeks during the Summer, Spring, Fall or Winter session. Facilities include a full-equipped ceramics studio with several wheels and a kiln. Apartments include private kitchens and bathrooms, overlooking an intimate courtyard above the museum center. Fees charged weekly, except for participants in the Teaching Artist Residency, who have no costs (but must teach a minimum of 6 hours of classes per week). Optional exhibitions, discussions and other public presentations available to resident artists. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Carson McCullers Center

Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers, Columbus State University, Dept. of Language and Literature, 4225 University Ave., Columbus, GA 31907 (706) 568-2054. Residency of 3 months for one writer in McCullers’ childhood home with stipend. Residents give a public presentation near the end of their stay. Spouses and companions welcome, but no pets. (literary arts)

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, Inc., PO Box 495, Marble Street, West Rutland, VT 05777 (802) 438-2097. Rehabilitated, extinct marble quarry in the Green Mountains in Central Vermont; no fees; artists purchase and prepare own food; 2-month residencies for artists working in stone carving; 2 artists at a time; year-round. (visual arts)

Catskill Center

The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Department of Education, PO Box 504, 43355 Route 28, Arkville, NY 12406 (845) 586-2611. Artist-in-Residence program offers one-week residencies each summer in the Catskill Mountains open to all creative types “who have an affinty for the natural world.” Artists live and work in the Platte Clove cabin on 208 acres of wilderness. The cabin has electricity, wood stove, telephone, but no running water. Residents must provide their own linens and food. No fees charged. (literary, visual, performing, and media arts)

Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers

Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers, PO Box 87 Balgowan, 3275 Kwazulu – Natal, South Africa Tel: 27-33-2344080. (visual and literary arts)

Center for Arts and Religion

Center for Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-8617. Open to artists producing spiritually oriented and influenced art; one-year residency includes studio, stipend, paid teaching, exhibition. Artists arrange own housing. Open to all, all media (visual 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)

Center for Photography at Woodstock

Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498 (914) 679-9957. Workshops and residencies. (photography)

Central Wyoming College Art Department

Central Wyoming College, Residency Program, Art Dept., 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501. Facilities include sculpture (welding, ceramic shell and sand bronze casting, carving), ceramics (downdraft, wood, Raku kilns), printmaking (relief, litho, intaglio), B/W darkroom, natural light studios for drawing and painting. Artists must be interested in developing relationships with students. (visual arts)


Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (CEPA), 700 Main St., 4th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 856-2717. Year-round residency program; funds projects from emerging and established visual artists from NY; residents interact with local community through public lectures, studio visits with student artists, high school discussions. (visual arts)

Chambre Blanche

La Chambre Blanche, 185 Rue Christoph Colomb Est, Quebec, Quebec G1K 3S6, Canada (418) 529-2715. Site-specific residencies.  Provides room, studio, professional assistance for artists to complete projects.  (visual arts)

Chartreuse Centre

La Chartreuse Centre National D’Ecriture de Spectales, La Chartreuse, BP 30 F-30400 Villeneuve lez Avignon, France. Tel.: 011-33-90-250546 (literary arts)

Chesterfield Film Company

Chesterfield Film Company, Writers Film Project, PMB 544, 1158 26th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403 (213) 683-3977. Open to fiction, theater, and film writers of any age. Writers form a screenwriting workshop, using their storytelling skills to begin a career in film. Up to 5 writers, 12-month program. Stipend to cover living expenses; must live in LA for the year. Each writer paired with a professional screenwriter and a studio executive mentor. (literary arts)

Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation, PO box 1135, Marfa, TX 79843. AIR Program. Furnished apartment on museum grounds and studio in the town of Marfa. No financial support; artists cover own travel, art materials, and living expenses. Residencies last 2-3 mos. (visual and literary arts, architects)

Chowan University Art Department

Chowan University, Visual Artist Residency Program, Dept. of Visual Art, 200 Jones Dr., Murfreesboro, NC 27855. Open to working artists holding MA or MFA degree in art; working in painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, ceramics, mixed media. Housing and meals, private studio, shared office, solo exhibition. (visual arts)


UNIDEE, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Via Serralunga 27, 13900 Biella – Italy. Tel: 39-015-0991462. Offers 20 residencies per year from June to October. 4-month AIR Program includes room and board, visiting lecturers, studio space. Fees charged; some grants available. Interested in how the arts integrate with economics, politics, education, and religion. Supports artists working in the fields of music, visual arts, theater, literature, dance, photography, architecture, and design. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Civitella Ranieri Center

Civitella Ranieri Center, 28 Hubert St., New York, NY 10013 Tel: (212) 226-2002; or Umbertide, 06019 PG Italia. Located in a 15th c. castle in rural Umbria.  Residencies of 6 weeks for 12-14 artists at a time.  Rotating group of nominators submits names of candidates who are invited to apply; no unsolicited applications. An international jury of peers makes the final selection of Fellows. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Clay Studio

Clay Studio, 139 N. Second St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 925-3453. One-year residency in ceramics: September 1 to August 31, offers the Evelyn Shapiro Foundation Fellowship, includes studio space, monthly stipend, materials, firing allowance, access to kilns and glaze, solo exhibition. (visual arts)

Collingwood Arts Center

Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620 (419) 244-ARTS. Located in the historic Old West End of Toledo, in a former convent in the Flemish Gothic style, the Arts Center offers an Artist-in-Residence program, as well as a 608-seat public theater, and art classes for adults and children. Resident artists pay low-cost rent and get marketing support, and opportunities to perform and exhibit. Residents asked to volunteer several hours a month (housekeeping, ushering events, or other tasks) and leases are for 6 months minimum. Facilities include 25 visual arts studios, 9 music studios, one dance studio and over 50 dorm-like residential spaces of varying sizes with shared bathrooms and kitchens. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Contemporary Arts Center Woodside

Contemporary Arts Center, Woodside, 71 Mill St., Troy, NY 12180 (518) 320-0628. Residencies of up to 6 months for national and international artists. Housed in two neo-gothic church buildings in upstate New York on the campus of Woodside Church National Register Site. Each artist has his or her own studio in communal space to work in through the duration of their residency. Living area includes full kitchen. Exhibition opportunities, weekly critiques. (visual, performing arts)

Cooper Union

Cooper Union School of Art, 30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003 (212) 353-4203. Emerging and mid-career artists in painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking. Equipment available, shared campus housing and some meals provided; fees charged. (visual arts)

Copland House

Copland House, PO Box 2177, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 (914) 788-4659. Open to emerging or mid-career composers. One composer at a time (6-8 per year) resides in Aaron Copland’s restored NY home for 1-2 months. Meals, housekeeping, local transportation, and other needs provided for. (performing arts)

Craft Alliance

Craft Alliance, AIR Program, 6640 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis,, MO 63130 (314) 725-1177. Up to 3 artists at a time of 3, 9, or 12 months for emerging or mid-career artists working in clay, metals or fiber. Studio facilities in the Kranzberg Cultural Art Center in the cultural center in the city of St. Louis. Studios of 180 sq. feet equipped with internet access and specialized equipment; exhibit and teaching opportunities; sales opportunities. Artists must work a minimum of 20 hours a week during public hours; visitors can view artists at work. Studio rental is free; artists must pay for their own housing offsite; staff can make recommendations for housing. (visual arts)

Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship

WheatonArts Cultural Center, Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship Program, 1100 Village Dr., Millville, NJ 08332. (856) 825-6800.  Located in an area rich in glassmaking history, within driving distance of NYC, Philadelphia, and DC.  Open to visual artists creating traditional and experimental work using glass as a medium.  Awards up to 4 three-month residencies, plus a variety of shorter stays for project-based work.  Special equipment available to residents includes anealing ovens for blowing, casting, and kiln forming, and an area dedicated plaster mold making. Private studios, technical assistance, housing, stipend.  (visual 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, 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)

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

DCCA, 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-6466 x7101. National and international artists; residency up to 8 weeks with stipend; accommodations and studio space. Artists must work with community groups on projects; exhibition at the center may be offered. (visual arts)

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, AIR Program, c/o Peters Valley Craft Education Center, 19 Kuhn Rd., Layton, NJ 07851 (973) 948-5200. Open to all craft artists. Year-round residencies. Stipend paid. Residents coordinate the summer workshop program, including scheduling, studio management, selection of studio assistants. This amounts to a part-time job. One resident each in blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, fine metals, photography, and woodworking.(visual arts)

Denali National Park

Denali National Park and Preserve, AIR Program, PO Box 9, Denali Park, AK 99755 (907) 683-2294. Up to 3 residencies of 10 days each from mid-June through mid-September for sculptors and 2-D visual artists. (visual arts)

Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument, AIR Program, Bearlodge Writers, PO Box 204, Sundance, WY 82729 (307) 467-5283 x24. The dramatic centerpiece of this park is a towering column of volcanic rock that rises 865 feet straight up from the prairie floor. Accommodations in one-bedroom apartment on park property. 2 residencies per year of 1 week each open to writers in the Fall. (literary arts)

Dieu Donne Papermill

Dieu Donne Papermill, 3 Crosby St., New York, NY 10013 (212) 226-0573. Workspace program; 4 artists selected each year to receive $500 and 5 days at the Mill with full technical assistance and materials. Open to emerging artists working in all disciplines who wish to explore “the applications of hand-made paper as a viable method of art-making.” (visual arts: printmaking, papermaking, book arts)

Dobie Paisano Fellowship

Dobie Paisano Fellowship Program, 702 E. Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX 78705 (512) 471-8542. Writers from Texas, or those whose work concerns Texas. 6-month residencies from Aug. to Jan. and Feb. to July for one writer each period; stipend, house, utilities, maintenance provided. (literary arts)

Dora Maar Residence

Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar Residence, The Museum of Fine Arts, PO Box 6826, Houston, TX 77210-6826. Tel: (713) 639-7345. Provides residencies of one to three months for mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities. Up to four fellows at a time share an 18th century house that was purchased in 1944 by Pablo Picasso for Dora Maar in the village of Menerbes in southern France. The program is administered by the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Residents share the kitchen and common rooms. Fellows are asked to donate one work, and give one public presentation. Residents provided with travel expenses, and a modest stipend for daily living expenses. (visual, literary arts, and scholars)

East Coast Artist in Residence

East Coast Artist in Residence, B-3070, Lorong Galing 32, Jalan Haji Ahmad, 25300 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Tel: +6-016-923 6518.  Accommodates 1 to 3 artists at a time for 1 to 12 months.  Located in a small coastal town, surrounded by rain forest.  Artists can opt to exhibit work in Kuala Lumpur or Kuantan, or to conduct public lectures or talks at the end of their stay.  Private bedrooms, private studio space, wifi, shared bath and kitchen, bicycles provided for local transportation.  Monthly fees charged.  (visual, performing, literary arts)

Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence

Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence, The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Box 974, Lenox, MA 02140 (413) 551-5100. Located in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts. 2 week residency for one writer or scholar “of demonstrated accomplishment” at a time in February or March each year. Residents given studio space, lodging, stipend to cover food and travel (literary arts).


Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum, sundaymorning at ekwc, Zuid-Willemsvaart 215, 5211 SG’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Tel.: 011-31-0-73124500.  3 month residencies for those working in the ceramic arts.  Up to 12 artists at a time; equipment provided.  Fees charged.  (visual arts)

Ensemble Studio Theatre

Ensemble Studio Theater/Playwrights-in-Residence Program, 549 W. 52 St., New York, NY 10019 (212) 247-4982. Residencies for playwrights. (literary 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)

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Rd., Waterford, CT  06385 (860) 443-5378. Playwrights only; residency in Waterford, CT and performance of play at annual conference; 10-15 writers work with a dramaturg or story editor and master designer (literary arts)

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park, Artist-in-Residence Program, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034. (305) 242-7750. Residencies of 2-4 weeks for 6 residents per year. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Evergreen House

Evergreen House, Johns Hopkins University, 4545 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210. (410) 516-0341. Two-month summer residency for visual artists who live out of state. Provides housing, large individual studio, stipend, exhibition with publication, access to collections. (visual 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)


Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon St., San Francisco, CA 94123 (415) 563-7337. Work space inside interactive science museum in Marina District, near the Presidio and the Golden Gate Bridge, accomodations in the city by arrangement; per diem and travel costs; 4-6 artists per year awarded residencies of 1-6 months (music, dance, performance)

Fabric Workshop

Fabric Workshop, 1315 Cherry Street, 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 568-1111. Address queries to Artist Advisory Committee; artists of all media who would like to work in fiber and screen printing; residencies for one artist at a time for special projects; 10-12 artists per year (fiber arts)

Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts

Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts, Wolff Cottage, Box 826, Fairhope, AL 36533. (251) 517-9056. Published writers of all genres live in a one-story cottage that can accommodate up to 2 adults at a time. Writers must give a community presentation or workshop. Residencies of one to 3 months. (literary arts)

Fine Arts Work Center

Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St., Box 565, Provincetown, MA 02657 (508) 487-9960. 7-month session runs Oct. 1 through May 1; 20 fellows annually provided live-in studio and stipend, plus materials allowance. Located on the tip of Cape Cod, near national seashore beaches and miles of dunes. Facilities include woodshop, printshop with etching press and darkroom. (visual, literary arts)

Fire Station Artists Studio

The Fire Station Artists’ Studio Limited, Dublin, Ireland. Tel.: 011-353-1-8741735. Robert McDonald, Administrator. Residencies of 1 month to 3 years, no expenses covered. (visual arts)

Fondation Claude Monet

Fondation Claude Monet, Institut de France Academie des Beaux Arts, 27620 Giverny, France. Tel.: 011-33-32-512821.  Three-month residencies for 3 American visual artists each year, selected by Art Production Fund in New York.  Residencies include travel funds, stipend, studio, and furnished apartment.  (visual arts)

Frans Masereel Centrum

Frans Masereel Centrum, Masereeldijk 5, 2460 Kasterlee, Belgium. Tel. +32 14 85 22 52. Open to established graphic artists; Residencies of 2 weeks to 2 months; housing in museum. (graphic arts, visual arts).

Frontispiece Hudson

Frontispiece Inc., P.O. Box 358, Coxsackie, NY 12051. No telephone listed. Located in an historic firehouse in the Hudson Valley of New York State, 2.5 hours north of Manhattan, with an exhibition space on the ground floor, and an apartment and studio on the upper floor. Residencies of 2 months for one artist or a couple. (visual arts)

Frost Place

The Frost Place, Dartmouth Poet in Residence, PO Box 74, Franconia, NH 03580. (603) 823-5510.  A 6 to 8 week residency for one poet at a time in Robert Frost’s former farmhouse, on a quiet north-country lane with a spectacular view of the White Mountains. The residency begins July 1 and ends August 31 and includes a cash award. Accommodations are spartan but comfortable. The Frost Place Museum is open to the public during afternoon hours, but the resident poet has sole use of non-public rooms of the house.  Poet is expected to give public readings at Dartmouth and other regional venues. “The aim of this program is to select a poet who is at an artistic and personal crossroads, comparable to that faced by Robert Frost when he moved to Franconia in 1915, when he was not yet known to a broad public.”  Must have published at least one full-length book of poems to be eligible.

Gaesteatelier Hollufgaard

Gaesteatelier Hollufgaard, Hestehaven 201, 5220 Odense SO, Denmark. Tel.: 011-45-65-932313. Center for Danish and international sculptors and painters. Accommodations for up to 5 visiting artists at a time for up to 6 months. Five workshops available: The Modelling- and Plaster studio, The Bronze Foundry, The Stone-carving Yard, The Forge and The Mixed Media studio, as well as studios for painters. Equipment such as kilns, compressor, welding apparatus and lifting gear also provided, as well as a “sculptor’s shop” which sells selected materials, mainly for bronze casting. Fees charged by the month.  (visual arts)

Georgia Fee Residency

Georgia Fee Residency, ArtSlant, 8721 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 843, Los Angeles, CA  90069.  (608) 397-5480.  Residency in Paris for visual artists of all mediums and those writing about the visual arts (critics, curators, researchers) age 24 or older.  Recent graduates encouraged to apply, and those with projects relevant to the Paris setting.  Residents provided with travel expenses, and one-bedroom apartment in the 14th Arrondissement, across from Montparnasse Cemetery; appropriate for single occupant or couple.  No studio space provided, but a stipend can be used to rent separate studio space, materials, and other costs.  Residencies of 2 months; two awarded per year (winter and summer terms).  Program named for ArtSlant founder.  Open to artists from around the world, but all applications must be in English.  (visual arts)

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)

Getty Foundation

Getty Research Grants, The Getty Foundation, Getty Scholar and Visiting Scholar Grants, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Ste. 800, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685. (310) 440-7374. Open to scholars, artists, and writers to focus on projects that promote learning about the history of visual art, the humanities, or social sciences. (visual and literary arts, plus scholars).

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)

Glassell School of Fine Arts

Glassell School of Fine Arts, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 5101 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 (713) 639-7500. Studio and stipend; 1 year, renewable for second year; up to 10 artists per year. Open to young artists who are just finishing their undergrad or grad fine arts training. (visual 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)

Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 (301) 492-6229. Not technically a residency program, since no housing is provided, although considered by the National Park Service as part of their programs for working artists. Rent-free studios on the grounds of a former amusement park (artists must pay utilities fee); artists must provide classes, studio tours, demonstrations for field trips and festivals. Funky atmosphere; lots of public interaction. 9 residencies of 3 years each and 3 of 1 year each. Open to individuals or groups of 2D and 3D visual artists, photographers, craftspeople, performers, and musicians. (visual and performing arts)

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park, AIR Program, PO Box 129, Community Blg., Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 (928) 638-7739. Residencies of 3 weeks in the Fall, Spring, and Summer. (visual, performing, and literary arts)

Green River Writers Retreat

Green River Writers Retreat, AIR Program, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY (615) 296-4420. Offers workshops, monthly critique sessions, as well as retreats. Fees charged. (literary arts)

Griffis Art Center

Griffis Art Center, 18 Bristol St., New London, CT 06320 (860) 447-3431. Located near downtown of a small city on the Thames River. 2 international artists selected twice a year for the Gemfire Residency Program, a 5-month residency in a furnished apartment in a turn-of-the-century mansion, utilities, local phone and cable, plus a working studio next door. Open studio/exhibition near completion of residency and invitations to other functions. Artist must donate one artwork completed during residency. (visual arts)

Hadassah-Brandeis Institute

Hadassah-Brandeis Institute AIR Program, Brandeis University, MS 079, 515 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454. (781) 736-8114. Annual residency for one artist, of 3-4 weeks in length, to “work on a significant artistic project in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies.” Stipend paid; artists must arrange their own housing (although program manager can assist). Open to visual artists. Residency culminates in an exhibition at the Kniznick Gallery on the Brandeis campus. (visual 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)

Hardingham Sculpture Workshop

Hardingham Sculpture Workshop, Gresham Farm, Hardingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 4EP England. Studio and housing, 2 weeks to 2 months. (sculpture)


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)


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)

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME 04627. Scholarship grants available, for craft artists. Workshops and residencies. (visual 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)

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center, Writer-in-Residence Program, 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott, AR 72454 (870) 598-3487. One month for one writer each summer. Housing in a downtown loft above City Market coffee shop; studio in a nearby building where Ernest Hemingway worked on A Farewell to Arms during an extended stay with his wife’s family in 1928. Small stipend helps cover food and transportation. The writer must serve as a mentor for a week-long retreat for writers and give one or two public readings. The remainder of the writer’s time is free to create new work. Writers with an MA or MFA in a relevant field are preferred. Sponsored by the Arkansas Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University. (literary arts)

Henry Moore Foundation

Henry Moore Foundation Residency, 74 The Deadrow, Leeds LS1 3AH, United Kingdom. Tel: 0113-246-7467. Open to sculptors under 35 who have completed post-grad courses or equivalent in sculpture, as well as scholars and curators; 10 months; furnished apt. in London and stipend. (sculpture)

Henry Street Settlement

Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., New York, NY 10002 (212) 598-0400. 6 artists per year. Residencies of one year. Located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan; artists must make use of studio in a collective workspace at least 20 hours per week. Artists must be from NYC; artists must donate 3+ hours per week of in-kind service to the center. (visual 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)

Herzeliya Artists Residence

Herzeliya Artists’ Residence, 7 Yodffat St., Herzeliya, Israel. Tel: 972-9-9510601. Residencies for up to 3 visiting artists at a time. (visual, literary, performing arts).

Hiawatha National Forest

Hiawatha National Forest, Artist*Forest*Community Program, 400 E. Munising Ave., Munising, MI 49862 (906) 387-2512 ext 25. Two week residencies. The National Forest has rugged cliffs, expansive beaches, inland lakes, and a vast wilderness area. Each artist must give a public presentation/workshop. Artists housed in cabins, cottages, or camps, some primitive. 1 artist hosted per quarter. Open to Michigan residents only. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Highpoint Center for Printmaking

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, 912 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612) 871-1326. 3 residencies for emerging printmakers from MN, sponsored by the Jerome Foundation. (visual arts)


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)

Hope Mission Centre

Hope Mission Centre, International AIR, P.O. Box 50327 – 00200, City Square, Nairobi, Kenya.  Tel.: +254 726 155543.  Residencies for up to 5 artists at a time for one-month periods. Shared open studio space. Artists must commit 4 to 6 hours a week to work with upcoming local artists, under-served youth, or upper primary and high school students.  Artist also gives a culminating public performance, exhibition, artist talk, or seminar.  Fees charged. (visual arts)

Hordaland Kunsternersentrum

Hordaland Kunsternersentrum, Klosteret 17, PB 1745 Nordnes, 5816 Bergen, Norway. Tel.: 011-47-55-90-85-90. Open to international visual artists, curators, writers, and other art professionals. (visual and literary 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)

Hotel Maria Kapel

Hotel Maria Kapel, Korte Achterstraat 2a, 1621 GA Hoorn, The Netherlands. Tel: +31 (0)229 752252. Residency program for visual artists, writers, curators and researchers, plus exhibition space and cinema for contemporary visual art in the city center of Hoorn, a historic town 40 kilometers north of Amsterdam. The studio/exhibition space is located in an early 16th century chapel, surrounded by a semi-private courtyard. 2-bedroom guesthouse open to individual artists or a group of artists working together; residencies must culminate in a public event. Most residencies are for one to two months. Residents get full and free use of all accommodation and living/working facilities (wireless internet, shared kitchen, washing machine/dryer, basic tools, some audio & video equipment ); food and travel expenses are not covered. (visual and literary arts)

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St., Houston, TX 77002. (713) 529-4848 x112. Open to artists working in wood, glass, metal, fiber, clay, or mixed media. Residency includes stipend, studio space, access to a wide variety of professional opportunities and resources. Residencies of 3, 6, 9, or 12 months. (visual 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)

Hudson Valley Center

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), AIR Program, 1701 Main St., PO Box 209, Peekskill, NY 10566 (914) 788-0100. Residency of 2-4 months. Artists asked to present a series of informal talks and dialogues that “open the language of contemporary art to artists and a broad and challenging public.” Studio space, living quarters, and stipend provided. (visual arts)


Hypatia-in-the-Woods, PO Box 58, Shelton, WA 98584. (360) 427-0760. Residencies of one to four weeks for one woman artist at a time. Artists must provide their own food.  Open to visual artists, writers, academics, and business entrepreneurs.  Located on 3.5 acres of a Pacific Northwest forest of cedar, pine, and other evergreens near Olympia National Forest and the Puget Sound.  Donations solicited to offset daily costs; a few scholarships available per year. (visual and literary arts)


International Artists’ Studio Programme/Iaspis, c/o Konstnarmammden Box 1212, Birger Jarls Torg 5nb, 11182 Stockholm, Sweden. Tel.: 011-46-8-141490. Residencies of 2-6 mos., Eleven artists at a time in Stockhom plus 3 at other locations. Room, travel expenses, stipend. (visual, literary 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)

Inernationales Kunstlerhaus Villa Concordia Bamberg

Internationales Kunstlerhaus Villa Concordia Bamberg, Unterer Kaulberg 4, D-96049 Bamberg, Germany. Tel: 011-49-951-955010. (visual, performing, and literary arts)

Inner Loop

Reading series on the first Tuesdays of each month.  Nine scheduled readers (3 each who write poetry, fiction, and nonfiction), chosen each month by submission.  Followed by short open mic.  Hosted by Rachel Coonce and Courtney Sexton.  Free admission. Colony Club, 3118 Georgia Ave. NW, DC. The Inner Loop also hosts a one-week Woodlawn-Arcadia Writer’s Residency for regional writers with a commitment to social justice, an on-line Writer of the Month, and a Fall Writing Retreat.

International Turning Exchange

The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. Third St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 923-8000. 8-week residency for 4 lathe artists, one scholar, one furniture maker/educator, and one photojournalist. Weekly stipend plus transportation and housing. (visual 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)

Island Institute

The Island Institute, Resident Fellows Program, Box 2420, Sitka, AK 99835 (907) 747-3794. 3 single residencies annually for the months of January, April, and November. Residents expected to take part in a community activity once a week (more if desired), including readings, workshops, exhibits, discussions. Stipend for food, small private apt. with kitchen. Travel costs not included. (literary arts)

Island Verse

Island Verse Story Lab, Keeper’s House Writer Residency, L3C, PO Box 321, Swan’s Island, ME 04685. (207) 610-3138. Located in a renovated apartment on the second floor of the Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station, 6 miles off the north coast of Maine. 6-day residency for one writer at a time. Resident must give one public presentation. Writers must provide their own transportation and food. (literary arts)

Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park, Artist-in-Residence Program, 800 E. Lakeshore Dr., Houghton, MI 49931 (906) 487-7152. Operates mid-June to mid-Sept. 5 residencies of 2-3 weeks. Island wilderness in Lake Superior; artists housed in shared rustic cabin (pit toilet, no electricity or running water). Artists must purchase food for entire stay in advance; canoe provided for transportation; ability to reside in a wilderness environment and to relate and interpret the park through art work are criteria for selection. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers. (visual, literary, and performing arts)

Jack Kerouac Project

The Jack Kerouac Project, 717 W. Smith St., Orlando, FL 32804. Writer-in-Residence Program at Kerouac’s historic Florida home where he wrote The Dharma Bums and where he resided when On the Road was published; 4 residencies per year; writers live rent and utility free for 3 month periods; daily food stipend. (literary arts)

James Merrill House

James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence Program, PO Box 18, Stonington, CT 06378. Writers live and work in Merrill’s apartment rent-free for 6 month or 11 month terms. (literary arts).

John Michael Kohler Art Center

John Michael Kohler Art Center, Arts/Industry Program, 608 New York Ave., PO Box 489, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0489 (920) 458-6144. 2-6 month residencies offered for 16 to 22 artists annually; room and board, travel costs, materials, access to industrial equipment and engineers for consulting; sculpture, ceramics, crafts; artists working in cast iron, bronze, ceramics, enameling; open access to pottery and iron foundries (visual arts)

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)

Joy Kogawa House

Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6P 2N4 (604) 263-6581.  Open to writers who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada with substantial publications or other credits.  Accepts writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama.  Residencies of 3 or 6 months for one writer at a time. Pays monthly stipend. The aims of the residency are to foster greater appreciation for Canadian writing within the Metro Vancouver community, offer members of the community an opportunity to interact with the resident author, and to provide the space, time and resources for a Canadian author to write. The writer-in-residence is expected to provide advice to emerging and other writers through one-to-one consultations, seminars and school visits. This full-time position (35 hours per week) requires 40 percent of the author’s time be spent on public programs or projects, leaving 60 percent of the work week available for creative writing. Applicants are encouraged to identify innovative ways their residency would foster an appreciation for Canadian writing and involve communities not typically exposed to Canadian literature. The house, where Kogawa lived as a child, stands as a cultural and historical reminder of the expropriation of property that all Canadians of Japanese descent experienced after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, and as a place of healing and reconciliation. (literary arts)

K2 Family Foundation

K2 Family Foundation, PO Box 285, Port Clyde, ME  04855. Two residency opportunities: at the Marsh-Billing-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, VT, and the Georges River Land Trust in Rockland, ME.  Open to established artists whose work demonstrates an engagement with environmental issues. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Kalani Honua Eco-Resort

Kalani Honua Eco-Resort, Institute for Culture and Awareness, RR #2, Box 4500, Pahoa, HI 96778 (800) 800-6886 or (808) 965-7828. 113 acres of secluded forest and coastline on the big island of Hawaii, 45 minutes from Hilo, 1 hour from Volcanoes National Park. 2-8 week residencies; year-round; fees charged. Also hosts workshops, conferences, annual hula festival.  Open to visual, media, folk, literary, performing arts, architects, graphic designers, landscape designers, art conservators, art educators, computer scientists, critics, environmentalists/naturalists, general scholars, historians, linguists, mathematicians, scientists, collaborative teams.  (visual, literary, performing arts)

Klondike Gold Rush National Park

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, AIR Program, PO Box 317, Skagway, AK 99840 (907) 983-9221. 1 or 2 artists per year; residencies of 6-8 weeks October through April. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers. (visual, performing, 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 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)

Kunstlerbahnhof Ebernburg

Kunstlerbahnhof Ebernburg, Berlinerstrasse 77, 55583 Bad Munster am Stein Ebernberg, Germany. Tel.: 49-67-081046.  A converted train station is now home to studios and one fully-furnished apartment for a visiting fellow.  Located in an area of high cliffs, vineyards, a health spa, and three ruined castles. (visual 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 Lauenburg/Elbe

Kunstlerhaus Lauenburg/Elbe, Elbestrasse 54, 21481 Lauenburg am Elbe, Grermany. Tel.: 49-4153-590981. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Kunstlerhaus Meinersen

Kunstlerhaus Meinersen, Haupstrasse 1, 38536 Meinersen, Germany. Tel.: +49 5372 1843.  Residencies of 6 to 12 months, includes stipend.  (visual, performing, media arts)

Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral

Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Villenpromenade 11, 56130 Bad Ems, Germany. Tel.: 49-260394190. (visual 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)

Kunstlerhof Schreyahn

Kunstlerhof Schreyahn Samtgemeinde Luchow, Teodor-Kornerstrasse 14, 29439 Luchow, Germany. Tel. : 49-58411260. Residencies of 3, 6, or 9 months for writers and musicians.  (literary, performing arts)

Kunstlerinnenhof Die Hoge

Kunstlerinnenhof Die Hoge, Stresemannstraße 90, 22767 Hamburg, Germany.  Tel: +49 (40) 43 25 26 53. A former farm 20km. south of Bremen. Women only. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Kyoto Art Center

Kyoto Art Center, Muromachi Takoyakushi, 604-8156 Nakagyo-lu, Kyoto, Japan. Tel: 81-75-213-1000. Residencies of up to 3 months for up to 12 artists at a time. Accommodations provided; artist must pay travel and living expenses. (visual, performing arts).

La Napoule Arts Foundation

La Napoule Arts Foundation, 21 W. 68th St., Suite 1F, New York, NY 10023 (212) 496-1039. Residency in France. Alternate address: Avenue Henry Clews, 06210 Mandelieu-la Napoule, France. Tel: 011-33-4-93499505. (visual, literary, and performing arts; art historians)

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)

Laughing Waters

Laughing Waters Artist-in-Residence Program, Nillumbik Shire Council, PO Box 476, Greensborough 3088 VIC, Australia. Tel.: 61-3-9433-3126. Located on protected bushland approximately 30 km. east of Melbourne. Residencies of 1 to 4 months from April to November, for artist working in any medium. Live/work space in two buildings (Birrarung, a heritage mudbrick house, or River Bend, with spectacular views of the Yarra River) for 2 to 4 artists at a time. Artists are required to devise and deliver a community project with support from Council Officers. No stipend is available, but a fee will be paid by Council (as budget allows) for artists to deliver these projects. Artists must have their own transport during the residency. Overseas artists supported by reputable art organisations or institutions may apply. Travel arrangements and costs remain the responsibility of the artist. Joint and group applications will be considered. (visual, performing, literary 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)

Light Work

Light Work, 316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244 (315) 443-1300. 1-month residencies in photography and digital media. Private/semi private apartments, stipend, private darkroom, 24-hour access to photo and computer labs; artists asked to donate work while in residence; 12-15 residencies per year (visual 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)

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 1515 Race St., Denver, CO 80206 (303) 297-1185. Writer-in-residence at the Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community. Located 7 miles from Las Animas and four hours from Denver in the Arkansas Valley of southeast Colorado. Four weeks, room and board with stipend. Writer teaches a small workshop for homeless veterans; work expected to be approximately 10 hours per week. Writer also gives one public lecture and one public reading. (literary 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)

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), 125 Maiden Lane, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10038 (212) 219-9401. Residencies for 9 months; small stipend; visits by critics, curators, and students arranged; visiting artist status at several institutions. (visual arts).

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)

Lux Center for the Arts

Lux Center for the Arts, 2601 N. 48th St., Lincoln, NE 68504 (402) 466-8692. Residencies for up to 4 artists at a time of 3 months to two years in ceramics, printmaking, painting, fiber art, and metals. Artists receive shared studio space, exhibit opportunities (for residencies of a year or longer), paid teaching opportunities, but no housing. Residents are required to assist the mission of the center for up to 10 hours per week, give a public slide presentation on their work, and donate one piece made while in residence. (visual arts)

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg College in Virginia, Richard H. Thornton Endowment, English Dept., 1501 Lakeside Dr., Lynchburg, VA 24501-3199 804/522-8267. Fiction writers, playwrights, or poets who have published at least one book are eligible; one semester long (8 weeks); housing, meals, $8,000 stipend; resident must teach a weekly seminar for undergraduates, visit classes as guest speaker, give one public reading. (literary arts)

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park, AIR Program, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 (270) 785-2254. Residencies of 2-4 weeks year-round; open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, video/filmmakers. (visual and 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.

Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency

Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency, c/o John Daniel, 23030 W. Sheffler Rd., Elmira, OR 97437. No phone provided. Located on 92 acres in the Rogue River backcountry of southwestern Oregon. Offers “a lengthy spell of unparalleled solitude” for a writer or pair of writers. Residents must volunteer an hour a day of caretaking. House has plumbing, wood-fired stove, propane appliances, gas generator, and small solar electrical power (but no continuous source of electricity). Residency runs from April through October. Stipend provided. Administered through PEN Northwest. (literary arts)

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)

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 263-5544. AIR Program; especially interested in artists working in alternative or new processes who can work in a 200 sq. ft. space. (visual arts)

Mattress Factory

Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4444 (412) 231-3169. 11 studios/galleries; stipend, per diem for meals; 1 – 2 mo. residencies; exhibition (site-specific installations and performance art)

McColl Center for Visual Art

McColl Center for Visual Art, Artists-in-Residence Program, 721 Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202. (704) 332-5535. 3 month residencies in the Fall and Winter. Private studios, materials budget, daily stipend, access to metal and wood studio equipment, media lab, print shop, darkroom, sculpture studio, and ceramic facility. Travel allowance and apartments to out-of-state artists. 6 artists per session join 8 area affiliate artists. Residents participate in open houses, artist forums, outreaches, workshops. (visual arts)

Milton Center

The Milton Center, 3307 Third Ave., West Seattle, WA 98119 (206) 281-2988. Fellowship for Christian writers to complete their first book-length ms. of fiction or poetry; work 10 hours per week. “To support work by writers who seek to animate the Christian imagination, foster intellectual imagination, and explore the human condition with honesty and compassion.” Provides living expenses and stipend. 9 months; 2 residencies awarded per year. (literary arts)

Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Minneapolis College of Art & Design, AIR Program, 133 E. 25th St., Minneapolis, MN 55404. Teaching residencies of 1-12 months, includes room, studio, stipend. Sculptors encouraged to apply. (visual arts)

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 24 North Third Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (612) 338-3634. 1 year residencies; 24 hour access; teaching opportunities. For artists working in book binding, papermaking, printmaking. (visual arts)

Mitch Collective

Mitch Collective, 501 N 7th St., Martins Ferry, OH 43935. (740) 278-3011.  Located in a three story house built in 1907 that sits upon a hill along the Ohio River just across from Wheeling, WV.  Residencies of 2 weeks to 2 months for 2 artists at a time; shared studio; fees charged per week.  Open year-round; artists asked to teach a public workshop.  (visual and literary arts)

Monhegan Artists’ Residency

The Monhegan Artists’ Residency, 305 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville, ME 04849. Visual artists who are at least 25 years old and legal residents of the state of Maine; 2 artists are awarded a 5-week residency on Monhegan Island and stipend. Open to painters, drawers, printmakers, sculptors, photographers. (visual arts)

Montello Foundation

Montello Foundation, 195 Chrystie St., Suite 303M, New York, NY 10002 (347) 645-6510. Retreat center on 80 acres in the northeastern corner of Nevada, overlooking the Great Basin valley. No cell phone or wifi reception in this remote desert location. Can accommodate one artist at a time, up to 14 artists per year. No fees, but artists are responsible for their own travel and meals. Pets and family members are also allowed. (visual, literary, media arts)

Moravian Tile Works

Moravian Tile Works, AIR Program, 130 Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 345-6722. Only to Mid-Atlantic ceramic artists and others wishing to work in ceramics; summer and fall sessions. 6-week residency includes housing, transportation, and stipend. (visual arts)

Moth Retreat

The Moth Retreat for Artists and Writers, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland. Tel.: 00 353 (0)49 9522995 / 00 353 (0)87 2657251. Located in a converted barn approximately 2 hours northwest of Dublin. Residencies of one or two weeks for one resident at a time (or a couple). Private lodging and work space, some meals. Fees charged. (literary arts)

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, AIR Program, PO Box 268, Keystone, SD 57751 (605) 574-3134. 2 residencies per year, summer for 12-16 weeks (with stipend) and fall for 1 week (unpaid). Open to traditional sculptors working in stone. (visual arts)

Mount Sequoyah New Play Retreat

Mount Sequoyah New Play Retreat, Dept. of Drama, Kimpell Hall 406, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (501) 575-2953. Residencies, workshops, and performances. Playwrights. (literary arts)

Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute

Pratt MWP College of Art and Design, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, AIR Program, 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502 (315) 797-0000. 9-month residency on the campus for two visual artists at a time. Stipends paid. Shared housing in a furnished two-bedroom apartment on campus; cafeteria meal plan included. Studio space on the second floor of the Tracy Street Studio building. Teaching and community art opportunities available. Residents must give an artist talk, open studio, and participate in a two-person exhibition. Open to emerging artists and recent MFA graduates. (visual 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)

New Pacific Studio

New Pacific Studio, Mount Bruce R.D. 1, Masterton, New Zealand. Tel: 64-6-375-8441. (Summer address: 321 Nevada St., Vallejo, CA 94590 707-649-8499). Located next to the National Wildlife Centre in the Lower North Island, a beautiful rural area in the northern Wairarapa. Open to artists and environmentalists from all over the world who are established in their field. 2 artists at a time; fees charged; community outreach opportunities available to resident artists. (visual, literary arts)

New York Mills Arts Retreat

New York Mills Arts Retreat, PO Box 246, New York Mills, MN 56567 (218) 385-3339. Studio and housing; some stipends (half of all residencies granted funding); emerging artists who are writers, visual artists, composers, choreographers; artists provide own food; located along the Continental Divide in the town of New York Mills (pop. 1,200). Approximately 12 artists accepted each year for residencies of 2 or 4 weeks; one in residence at a time. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Newark Museum

Newark Museum, Arts Workshop for Adults, 49 Washington St., Box 540, Newark, NJ 07101. 1 month residency in clay, fiber, fine metals, jewelry, enameling, sculpture, painting, photography, printmaking. (visual arts)

Nicholson Project

The Nicholson Project, 2310 Nicholson St. SE, Washington, DC 20020. AIR program provides housing and monthly stipend for one artist at a time; meals not included. Residencies of 1 – 3 months. Aritsts work on their own and/or complete an artwork to leave behind. All residents must offer a public program and have an open studio event. Preference given to local DC artists, but national creatives are also encouraged to apply; all creative practices are supported. Also the site of a neighborhood urban garden. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Nida Art Colony

Nida Art Colony, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Maironio str. 6, Vilnius, Lithuania, LT-01124. Tel: +370-5-21-5463 or +370-616-55141. Located on the Curonian Spit, a peninsula dividing the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea, in a landscape of sand dunes and pitch pine forests. Can accommodate up to 5 artists at a time for residencies of one to six months. Open to visual artists, designers, architects, art critics, curators, art theoreticians, and culture managers from Lithuania and abroad. Fees charged; some grants available. (visual, 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).

Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale

Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, 6963 Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway. Tel.: 011-47-57-737220. Residencies from 3 to 12 mos., scholarships to cover living costs, travel fees, and materials are available. Can accommodate 5 artists at a time.  Open to professional artists, designers, architects and independent curators (visual arts)

North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park, 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 (360) 856-5700×365. 4-6 weeks in April-May and September-October for 4 artists per year. Open to practicing artists with a portfolio of published, performed, or exhibited works. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Northern Clay Center

Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Ave. E., Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612) 339-8007. McKnight Artist Residency Program. Open to mid-career ceramic artists who are not residents of Minnesota; 3 month residency. (visual arts)

Odysseys Costa Rica

Odysseys Costa Rica, APDO 10578-1000, San Jose, Costa Ria. Tel. 011-506-2445-5236. Nonprofit organization arranges home stays for writers and visual artists at all stages of their careers. Located in the tropical cloud forest of San Ramon. Fees charged by week or month; includes private bedroom and work space in the home of a host family, all meals, and weekly program activities. Can accommodate up to 8 artists at a time, in four homes. Stipends and fee remissions available to writers who agree to facilitate a workshop hosted by the Asssociation. Operates year-round; residencies awarded through a competitive process. (visual and literary arts)

Ohio University School of Art

Ohio University, School of Art, 528 Seigfried Hall, Athens, OH 45701 Attn: Ridges Visiting Artist Residency. Residencies of 1-4 weeks includes free lodging, private studio, chance to work with MFA students, and a solo exhibition. Must give a public lecture and private studio meetings. All contemporary disciplines encouraged. (visual arts)

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Oregon College of Art and Craft, 8245 SW Barnes Rd., Portland, OR 97225 (503) 297-5544. 8 acres on a wooded hillside; stipend, artists purchase own food; 4 month residency for emerging artists during academic year and summer residencies for mid-career artists. For artists working in book arts, ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing, jewelry, photography, and furniture making. Extensive equipment on site. (visual arts)

Paa Ya Paa Arts Centre

Paa Ya Paa Arts Centre, Phillda Ragland NJAU, Ridgeways off Kiambu Road, PO Box 49646, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel.: 254-2-512257. Promotes indigenous arts.  (visual, performing arts)

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)

Palisades Interstate Arts Commission

Palisades Interstate Park Commission, AIR Program, Administration Blg., Bear Mountain, NY 10911. Residency plus stipend (visual arts).

Parc Saint Leger

Centre d’Art Contemporain Parc Saint Leger Mairie, 58320 Pouges-les-Eaux, France. Tel.: 011-33-86-688606 (visual, media arts)

Penland School

Penland School, Penland Rd., Penland, NC 28765 (704) 765-2359. AIR Program. Open to artists working in sculpture, textiles, photography, jewelry, mixed media, books, paper, drawing, metals, printmaking, wood, glass, or clay who are creating nontraditional studio crafts. Residencies of 2-3 years for up to 7 artists at a time. Housing and studio provided. Modest fees charged. (visual arts)

Pewabic Pottery

Pewabic Pottery, AIR Program, 10125 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48214 (313) 822-0954. 6 month, 1 year, or 2 year residency includes studio, stipend, health insurance, materials; open to emerging ceramicists making functional pottery and/or architectural tile; artists must work at the Pottery 16 hours per week (may include teaching, design work or production); artists make own housing arrangements. (visual arts)

Philips Exeter Academy

George Bennet Fellowship Program, Philips Exeter Academy, 20 Main St., Exeter, NH 03833 (603) 772-4311. Year-long writer-in-residence; stipend and housing; no teaching, but writers expected to give one public program and must make themselves available to interested students. (literary arts)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, AIR Program, PO Box 40, Munsing, MI 49862 (906) 387-2607. Artists live and work in the park. Located along the shores of Lake Superior, multi-colored sandstone cliffs have been carved by the lake into towers, covers, and arches. Parkland also encompasses beaches, dunes, inland lakes, forests. Choice of accomodations from campsites to cabin to a former Coast Guard empoyee residence.1 residency per year of 4 weeks. Open to 2D visual artists and photographers. (visual arts)

Pilchuck Glass School

Pilchuck Glass School, AIR Program, 315 Second Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 621-8422. Emerging artists working in glass. 8 week residencies from Sept through Nov; accommodations in cottages with shared baths; separate studios, technical assistance, stipend; food not provided. Access to glass-plate printmaking shop, plaster studios, fusing, slumping and pate de verre kilns, flame-working torches, and coldworking equipment; group exhibition; 6 artists annually (visual arts)

Plains Art Museum

Plains Art Museum, Printmaking Residencies, PO Box 2338, Fargo, ND 58108 (701) 232-3281×107. Residencies of 5 weeks for printmakers. Stipend and supply costs, technical and printing assistance available. Furnished apartment. 4 artists per year. Artist must donate one print from each edition, or one piece from a selection of unique work created during the residency, must be open to allowing museum visitors to watch you in your studio occasionally, and be willing to speak to local college audiences. (visual arts)

Platform China

Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, BIAP Artist Residency Program, No. 319-1, East End Art-A, Caochangdi Village, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China. Tel: 86-10-6432-0091 or 86-10-6432-0169. Residencies of 8 to 12 weeks in Beijing for up to 2 artists at a time. Open to visual or performing artists, critics, curators, and researchers of contemporary art. Fees charged for studios; artists responsible for all food, travel, and personal expenses. Studios are designed for one person, with kitchen, bath, studio room, internet, bicycle, and weekly cleaning provided. (visual, performing arts)

Platte Clove AIR

Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence Program, The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, PO Box 504, Route 28, Arkville, NY 12406 (845) 586-2611. Located on the 208-acre Platte Clove Preserve, considered the most rugged, remote, and romantic clove in the Catskill Mountains. Nearby are trails, a spectacular series of waterfalls, and the famous Devil’s Kitchen box canyon. Residencies of 3 days to a week between July 1 and September 30 for one artist at a time. No fees charged. Housing in a rustic cabin with electricity and a wood stove, but no running water or showers (there is an outhouse). Open to artists in all mediums. (visual, literary, and performing arts and environmental researchers)


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)

Poinsett State Park

Poinsett State Park, Artist-in-Residence Program, 6660 Poinsett Park Rd., Wedgefield, SC 29168. (803) 494-8179. Open to all visual artists who want to interpret the park and surrounding area in their work. One-week stay. Housing in a rustic Civilian Conservation Corps cabin, fully furnished with bed and bath linens, heating, AC, and a full kitchen. Each artist selected will be asked to contribute a piece of work representative of their stay at the park, to be displayed in the cabins and throughout the park. Must be willing to reside in a secluded environment. (visual arts)

Printmaking Council of NJ

Printmaking Council of NJ, 440 River Rd., Somerville, NJ 08876 (908) 725-2110. 6 week residencies, stipend, plus housing allowance. Some teaching, exhibition. 45 minutes from NYC. Printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, photography, and experimental (visual arts)

Project 387

Project 387, Gualala, CA 05445.  Located on 150 acres of redwood forest in Mendocino County, approximately 3 hours north of San Francisco.  Project-based residencies of 2 weeks for up to 6 emerging and mid-career artists.  Stipend paid.  (visual, literary, and performing arts)

Pyramid Atlantic

Pyramid Atlantic, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 608-9101. Artists collaborate with master printers and papermakers to extend their work and ideas. Artists may pursue one-of-a-kind works or editioned paperworks, printworks, or artist books; technical and staff support available. (visual 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)

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Radcliffe College, 34 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 495-8212. 1 yr. Residency for artists at least 2 years out of graduate school; fellows receive studio space, stipend; 40 fellowships annually. (visual and literary arts, critics)

Raid Projects

Raid Projects, 602 Moulton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031. Residencies of 3 months; bedroom, separate studio, solo show, paid publicity and opening costs. Fees charged. International focus. (visual arts)

Raumars AIR

Raumars Artists-in-Residence, Kuninkaankatu 37, 26100 Rauma, Finland. Tel.: + 358 (0)50 331 7465. Residencies of 2-4 mos. for one artist or a couple. Open to national and international artists in the fields of visual arts, applied art, design, architecture, music, dance, literature, and theater. Apartment and materials fee covered. Artist must pay for travel and living expenses. (visual, performing, and literary arts).

Red Gate Gallery

Red Gate Artists Residency Program, PO Box 100600, 9039 Beijing, China. Tel: (8610) 6525-1005. Residencies of 1 to 6 months; fees charged. (visual, literary, performing arts and arts administrators).

Red Lodge Clay Center

Red Lodge Clay Center, 123 S. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068 (406) 446-3993. Serves 4 long-term residents (of one year) and 2 to 4 short-term residents (ranging from one to eight weeks) at a time in a rural, mountainous setting. Full ceramic facilities. Housing, studio space provided. Long-term residents receive stipend in exchange for working 20 hours a week (teaching, gallery sitting, cleaning, maintenance). Short-term residents pay housing fee. All residents provide own meals. (visual arts)

Richard Hugo House

Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 (206) 322-7030. Must be published; residencies for a minimum of 9 mos.; office space and monthly stipend. Housing not provided. Artists in residence must teach a class, develop a public program, and hold public office hours. (literary arts)

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Sarphatistraat 470, 1018 Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel.: 011-31-20-5270300.  60 studios; residencies up to 2 years.  Dutch and international artists at the beginnings of their careers (most aged 25 to 35).  Fees charged.  (visual, media arts)

Roald Dahl Museum

Roald Dahl Museum and Story Center, Writer-in-Residence, 81-83 High St., Great Missenden, Buck HP16 0AN, United Kingdom. Tel: 44-0-1494-892192. 4 month residency with stipend and accommodation in the museum complex. Writer must agree to participation in some community outreach projects. Preference given to writers who have written for children.

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)

Rocky Neck Art Colony

Rocky Neck Art Colony, Goetemann Residency Program, 4 Terrace Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930 (978) 283-9171. Located 40 miles north of Boston in Gloucester. Accomodates one artist at a time for three one-month residencies from May through October. Provides studio and living space on waterfront. Artists give an informal introductory slide lecture in their first week, and an informal studio talk at the end of the residency to describe their experience, and some open studio time to interface with the arts community. Open to visual artists. (visual 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)

Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts, (212) 980-8404. Residency for one year at the Academy in London, offers Trust’s Starr Foundation Artist-in-Residence Scholarship that covers tuition, living expenses, and travel, for an American artist with a MFA. (visual arts)

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, AIR Program, RR 3, Box 73, Cornish, NH 03603. (603) 675-2175. One residency of 12 to 24 weeks, June to October. Housing in nearby apartment; workspace in historic Ravine Studio, on park grounds. Tools and materials, and insurance provided. Artist expected to keep regular hours, in which tourists can watch you work, and to conduct workshops. No work donation expected and no percentage on sales taken. Open to sculptors who do figurative or representational work suited to the lost wax casting techniques employed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. (visual 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)

Schinkel Progressive Residency

Schinkel Progressive Residency, Spanfauer Str. 2, Berlin 10178, Germany. Tel: 49(0)3099-265. Open to young architects, artists, designers, curators, and occasionally economists.. Residencies of up to 3 months includes housing, studio, technical support. (visual arts)

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19128. AIR Program, honorarium, studio, housing. Proposal should include workshop or community/student interaction with nature theme that broadens awareness. Visual artists working in 2 or 3 dimensions. (visual arts)

Scottish Sculpture Workshop

Scottish Sculpture Workshop, AIR Program, 1 Main St., Lumsden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland AB5 4JN. Tel: 011-44-1464-861372. (visual arts)

Sculpture Space

Sculpture Space, Inc., 12 Gates St., Utica, NY 13502 (315) 724-8381.  Located in Central New York’s scenic Mohawk Valley.  2-month residencies offered year-round, 18-20 artists annually (up to 4 at a time); stipend, technical assistance, use of equipment, and work space.  Housing provided in downtown Utica; artists are responsible for materials, specialized tools, and food.  Wifi and bicycles provided. (visual arts).

Sea Change Residencies

Sea Change Residencies/Gaea Foundation, 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 232-2304. Residency in Provincetown MA, on Cape Cod. Supports artists “whose work is creating fundamental shifts in public perceptions of reality and possibility, and activists who employ creative and artistic tools in the struggle for change.” Housing, workspace and stipend provided; artists provide own meals. Application by nomination only. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Serie Project

Serie Project, Inc., 6601 Felix Ave., Austin, TX 78741 (512) 385-3591. Non-profit printmaking organization offers one- or two-week residencies to professional artists working in all visual mediums. Supports 15 to 18 artists annually; particularly interested in Latino artists. Master Printer guides artist through printmaking, so no knowledge of serigraphy required. All tools and materials provided, and artist keeps half of the edition of 50. Living accommodations provided; artist must pay own food and travel expenses. (visual arts)

Seven Below Arts Initiative

Seven Below Artist Initiative, Burlington City Arts, 125 Church St., Burlington, VT 05401. Tel.: (802) 856-7166. Located in a barn 30 minutes outside Burlington. Can accommodate 3 visual artists at a time for one-and-a-half months in two summer sessions (June to mid-July and mid-July to August). Stipend paid; artists must cover their own transportation, food, and materials. Private bedrooms, shared kitchen and bath. Studio spaces are separated by dividers, with a separate room for collaborative work. Some tools available; access to photography, printmaking, and ceramics studios. (visual arts)

Shanghai Duolun

Shanghai Duolun MoMA Artists Residency Program; No.27 Duolun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200081, China. Tel: (8621) 6587-5996. Residencies of 2 to 6 months for 2 to 3 artists per session, with residency programs taking place twice a year. Room, studio, and small stipend for living expenses provided in the first (and for now only) museum of modern art in mainland China; artists responsible for travel and all other costs. Open to international and Chinese professional artists at all stages of their careers. (visual arts).

Skowhegan School

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 200 Park Ave. S., Suite 1116, New York, NY 10003 (212) 529-0505. Intensive 9-week summer residency, June through August. Shared living quarters, all meals, studio space, one-on-one critiques by major international artists, lectures and informal seminars. Other activities include performances, reading groups, parties, a costume ball, nightly volleyball. Sculpture shop, darkroom, technology studio, library, art supply store. 65 artists per summer, average age 28. Fees paid, some scholarships, all artists must work approx. 1 hour per day (visual 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)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, AIR Program, 9922 Front St., Empire, MI 49630-9797 (231) 326-5134. The massive dune which gives this park its name towers as high as 460 feet above Lake Michigan. Park also encompasses lakes, birch-lined streams, rugged bluffs. Choice of accomodations in campsite or park headquarters; 2 3-week time blocks available. Moderate reimbursement for mileage and out-of-pocket costs; artist asked to contribute one original work and to give one public program (demo, reading, slide talk, etc.) and must be willing to interact with the public while working in public spaces. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, composers. (visual, literary, performing artists)

Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor, AIR Program, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 (718) 448-2500. National and international visual artists in all disciplines. Cottage with workspace. Fees charged; once an artist’s proposal is approved, the center staff works closely with the artist to secure funding to cover costs. Artists provide own meals and materials. Exhibition. Residencies of 3 months or longer; some shorter-term may be considered. Located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. (visual arts)

Soap Factory

Soap Factory, 514 Second St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (612) 623-9176. Located in a former warehouse along the riverfront. The AIR program supports emerging and mid-career visual and media artists with private studios, stipends, housing coordination, and career development support, plus opportunities to exhibit, monthly field trips, and informal gatherings. Length varies. Offers solo exhibition residencies, Midwest artist residencies, and curatorial residencies. (visual, media arts)

Southwest School of Art and Craft

Southwest School of Art & Craft, Visiting Artists Program, 300 Augusta St., San Antonio, TX 78205-1296 (210) 224-1848. (visual 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)

Spike Island

Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Rd., Bristol BS1 6UX England. Tel: 011-44-117929-2266. 6 mo. or 3 mo. fellowship. Also has a curatorial residency. Exhibit space and studios. (visual arts)

St. Petersburg Clay Company

St. Petersburg Clay Company Artist-in-Residence Program, 420 22nd St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. (727) 896-CLAY. Residencies of 1 year (renewable for a second year). Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. Open to pre-professional, emerging clay artists. Participants receive access to all facilities, teaching opportunities, admission to all workshops, and studio space. Must be 18 years of age or older, have completed a reasonable amount of secondary education, be able to demonstrate adequate experience in ceramics, and submit a portfolio. Participants are required to work 12 hours a week at the facilities, and have an exhibition of their completed work during the residency period. (visual arts)

Stadler Center for Poetry

Bucknell University, Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing and the Poet-in-Residence Program, Stadler Center for Poetry, Lewisburg, PA 17837 (570) 577-1853. 2 residencies, open to fiction writers and poets over 21 years working on a first or second book; 2.5 month residency includes housing, meals, studio, and stipend. (literary arts)

Stanford University Creative Writing Fellowships

Stanford Creative Writing Fellowships, Creative Writing Program, Dept. of English, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2087. (650) 723-2637. Open to poets and fiction writers. 20 fellowships for 2 years awarded annually. Stipend. Participants arrange own housing.(literary 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)

Stiwdio Maelor

Stiwdio Maelor, Corris, Machynlleth, Wales, UK SY2 09SP.  No telephone listed.  Located in a traditional stone building in an old quarry village in the Snowdonia National Park. The building has 8 artist studios, one of which is specifically designated for visiting artists for up to 2 month periods. Private bedroom and studio (one one floor), shared bath, kitchen, dining room. Artists must provide own meals and materials. Fees charged by the week. (visual, literary arts)

Stone Court Writer-in-Residence

Stone Court Writer-in-Residence, PO Box 129, Stockbridge, MA 01230 (413) 298-3800. Open to young fiction writers. Two 8-12 week residencies per year for one writer at a time, beginning in September and February. Lodging in a one-bedroom apartment, weekly stipend. Residents teach one creative writing class at Berkshire Waldorf High School and give a public reading (literary arts).

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Stone Quarry Rd., Cazenovia, NY 13035 (315) 655-3196. For sculptors whose park relates to the natural environment; primarily large outdoor sculpture; residencies May to October; 2 artists; workspace and lodging provided, some stipends depending on availability of funds (visual 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)

Studio Museum in Harlem

Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125 th St., New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4500. Awards 3 residencies per year to emerging artists; 12 month residencies for American artists of African descent; stipend, studio. exhibition. Artists asked to conduct 2 workshops or presentations during he year and occasionally meet with museum visitors. (visual arts).

Studio Youkobo

Studio Youkobo, Zempukuji 3-2-10, 167-0041 Suginamiku Tokyo, Japan. Tel: 81-3-5930-5009. Residency for 2 artists at a time for up to 6 months. Fees charged for accommodations. (visual arts).

Sundance Institute Playwrights Laboratory

Sundance Institute Playwrights Laboratory, 19 Exchange Place, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (801) 521-9330 Playwrights. (literary arts)

Taft-Nicholson Center Artist-in-Residence

Taft-Nicholson Center, Artist-in-Residence Program, University of Utah, Languages & Communication Blg., 255 S. Central Campus Drive, Room 2100, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (801) 581-6214. Located in the Centennial Valley Center in Lakeview, Montana; residencies from mid-June through October 1 for one artist at a time or for an artist couple; residencies latest 2 to 6 weeks. In a remote settingdedicated to the historical integrity of the land and the preservation of natural habitat and wildlife. Lodging in a private one-bedroom house; artists may work in the house or in the Zimbeaux art center studio. Artist must provide their own transportation and food. Artists are expected to interact with faculty and students at the Center, donate one artistic work, make at least one demonstration or portfolio presentation to the community, and be willing to be photographed, filmed, and/or interviewed for the center archives and website. (visual, literary, performing and media arts)

Tasara Centre for Creative Weaving

Tasara Centre for Creative Weaving, Beypore North, 673015 Calicut, India. Tel: 91-495-414-832.  Fees charged.  (visual arts)

Thami Mnyele Foundation

Thami Mnyele Foundation, Postbus 10768, 1001 ET Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: 31-20-625-6274. Hosts African artists for 3 month residencies in The Netherlands.  (visual and media arts).

The Writer’s Room at The Betsy

The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. (305) 760-6900.  Supported by the Hyam Plutznik Centennial Committee, the hotel offers short residencies (typically Sunday through Wednesday) for writers.  No fees; some stipends available based on need.  Residents asked to hold a salon, write a blog post, and donate a recently published book for the library.  Furnishings in the guest room include Plutznik’s personal desk.

Thurber House

The Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 464-1032. Residency for writers, and for writers of children’s literature. Stipend. (literary arts)

Triangle Arts Association

Triangle Arts Association, 20 Jay St, Suite 318, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (718) 858-1260. Open to visual artists from the US, France, and Germany, working in all media. Artists receive a free studio of 400 sq ft. for six months, stipend, high speed internet in studio, woodshop access and technical assistance, a publicized Open Studio weekend, organized programs and studio visits from critics and curators. Located in the the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. (visual arts)

Tvak Artist Residency

Tvak Artist Residency, 11 Dilkhush Society, opp Vimal House, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380014.  Tel: + 91 9898164336.  Open to visual artists, curators, writers, and “new disciplines.”  Can support up to 4 artists at a time for residencies of 1 to 3 months.  Located 2 km outside Ahmedabad.  Residents housed in air-conditioned bungalow with private bed and bath and attached terrace and garden.  Shared use of kitchen, common room, small art library.  Artists may also use swimming pool and other facilities in the adjoining resort. Also available: laptop, internet access, easels, basic painting and sculpting tools, potter’s wheel.  Monthly fees charged; some opportunities to earn money through teaching.  Artists must participate in an exhibition or presentation at the end of their stay and donate one piece of work to the collection.  (visual, literary arts)

Twelve Literary Arts

Twelve Literary Arts @ Famicos Foundation, 1325 Ansel Road, Cleveland, OH 44106. The Barbara Smith Writer-in-Residence Program is open to established and emerging writers of color from Northeast Ohio and from outside the region. Residencies of 4 writers per year of one to three months. Residents provided with stipend, office space, and an apartment (for non-regional writers). Residents must give a public reading and be available for local media requests. Prospective residents must be nominated by editors, agents, or other professionals. Open to poets, fiction writers, journalists, essayists, and playwrights. (literary arts)

University of Arizona Poetry Center

University of Arizona Poetry Center Summer Residency Program, 1508 E. Helen St., Tucson, AZ 85721 (520) 626-3765. For an individual writer who has not published more than one full-length work. Accommodations; stipend; residency of one month between June 1 and Aug. 31; dates negotiable (literary arts)

University of Mississippi Summer Poet in Residence

University of Mississippi Summer Poet in Residence, Dept. of English, Bondurant Hall C135, PO Box 1848, University, MS 36677-1848. One poet in residence from mid-June to mid-July. Accomodations in a 3-bedroom house adjeacent to Willliam Faulkner’s Rowan Oak and walking distance from campus. Honorarium, public reading, printing of a broadside. The poet is also asked to host one special event and/or visiting summer classes. Apply by March 1 each year with a 10-page work sample, resume, personal statement, and names of 3 recommendations. (literary 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)

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, AIR Program, 1064 Race St., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 454-7000. 4 artists at a time; 2 years. (visual, media, performing, literary and inter-disciplinary arts)


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).

Virginia G. Piper Center

Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Arizona State University, PO Box 875002, Tempe, AZ 85287. Tel.: (480) 965-6018. Offers residencies to one distinguished writer at a time for “extended stays.” Residents live and work in the historic President’s Cottage, which also holds classroom and administrative space, a library, outdoor performance area and writer’s garden. (literary arts)

Visual Studies Workshop

Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St., Rochester, NY 14607 (716) 442-8676. 2 week to one month residencies include access to facilities, living space; media arts, film, video, photography, visual arts, book art (visual and media arts).

Voices of the Wilderness

Voices of the Wilderness, Artist in Residence Program, US Forest Service, PO Box 129, Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-0090. Individual rtists are paired with individual wilderness rangers for a forest stewardship/traveling residency in either the Tongass or Chugach wilderness area. Residencies of 7 to 9 days between June and August. Artists participate in light ranger duties, while having plenty of time to experience the wild heritage of these areas. Artists may travel by sea kayak and camp along fjords. Open to all mediums, including visual artists, writers, musicians, dancers, playwrights, and storytellers. Participants asked to donate one piece of artwork to the Forest Service, and give one public presentation. Travel to Alaska is not included; travel within the wilderness areas is, as well as food and most camping and kayaking gear. (visual, literary, performing 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)

Wallace Stegner House

Wallace Stegner House Residence for Artists, Eastend Arts Council, Box 415, Eastend Saskatchewan S0N 0T0 (306) 295-3670 or (306) 295-3281.  Residencies of one week to 11 months in a small, two-bedroom house (where Stegner lived from age 7 to 12) in a rural agricultural community overlooking the Frenchman River and the Cypress Hills in Southwest Saskatchewan.  Fees charged.  Residents staying over 2 weeks asked to make a public presentation.  Canadian writers can apply for a grant that covers all costs for a one-month stay each October.  (literary, visual, and performing arts)

Washington College

Site of the Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College hosts readings and lectures, runs a hand-letter press, and publishes an annual journal, Cherry Tree. The O’Neill House also sponsors visiting writers’ fellowships, a Cave Canem Residency, and a series of Summer Poetry Salons.

Wassaic Project

The Wassaic Project, 19 Furnace Bank Rd., Wassaic, NY 12592. Residencies of one to six months. Artists receive adaptable raw studio space of approximately 300 square feet in an historic livestock barn, private bedroom, shared living room/dining/kitchen/bath. Facilities include a wood and metal shop, large format inkjet print room, and silkscreen studio. (visual, literary, performing 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)

Webb School

Webb School, 9800 Webb School Dr., Knoxville, TN 37923 (865) 693-0011. Independent day school for grades K-12. Artist in residence creates their own work on campus for a 4-6 week period. Residency includes exhibition, public lecture, stipend, studio, materials allowance. Must be enthusiastic, willing to provide students access to your artistic thoughts and processes. (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).

Wheaton Arts Center

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ 08332 (609) 825-6800 ext. 2733. Housing, stipend, equipment, technical assistance. 4 glass artists at a time; 3 months; fellows work in view of museum visitors for 12 hours/wk. (visual arts)

Willapa Bay AiR

Willapa Bay Artist in Residence Program, PO Box 209, 32101 Douglas Drive, Oysterville, WA 98641. (360) 665-6782.  Located 30 miles north of the mouth of the Columbia River, on the border between Oregon and Washington, in the National Historic Register village of Oysterville, on the Long Beach Peninsula.  One-month residencies for 5 artists at a time.  No fees; all meals provided.  Open March through September.  (visual, literary, and performing arts)

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin, 600 N. Park St., Madison, WI 53706. Fellowship of 9 mos. and stipend of $20,000 for poets and fiction writers who have completed an MA or MFA and are working on a first book. 2 awards annually; residency for one academic year. Writers must teach one class each semester and give one public reading. (literary 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)

Witts Residency

Roman J. Witts Residency Program, University of Michigan, Stamps School of Art & Design, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109. (734) 764-3464. Awards one residency per academic year (up to 12 weeks) for a visiting artist/designer to develop new work in collaboration with students and faculty. Provides honorarium, plus additional funding support for project materials, housing, studio space. Open to individuals or creative teams. Equipment available includes printmaking, metal working, video and photography tools.(visual arts)

Women’s International Study Center

WISC, 614 Acequia Madre, Santa Fe, NM 87505.  (505) 983-6538.  One-month residency for women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation or business.  Residents asked to give a public presentation.  Open to women who are accomplished and respected in their fields.  Stipend paid.  (visual and literary arts)

Women’s Studio Workshop

Women’s Studio Workshop, PO Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472 (914) 658-9133. Located among marsh and woodland in the rolling Shawangunk Mountains of the mid-Hudson River valley, 2 hours noth of NYC. Fees charged for Fellowship program; stipend offered to Artist Book Residency recipients; housing in shared, on-site apartment; residencies of 2-6 weeks; facilities include studios in intaglio, silkscreen, hand papermaking, photography, clay and letterpress (visual 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.

Write On Door County

Write On Door County, P.O. Box 457, 4177 Juddville Rd., Fish Creek, WI 54212. (920) 868-1457. Located on nearly 40 acres of meadows, orchards, and woodlands near the shoreline of Green Bay, between the villages of Egg Harbor and Fish Creek. Short and long-term residencies available to two writers at a time. Accommodations can be made to writers’ families. Residents must provide a community service during their stay (such as teaching a class, visiting schools or senior centers). (literary arts)

Writer on a Hill

Writer on a Hill, Claudia Froelich Arts Atrium, Giessereistrasse 12, CH- 8005 Zurich.  Tel.: +41 (0) 43 818 20 29.  Located in a former warehouse in a small hamlet 50 minutes from Zurich.  Residencies of 3-6 mos. for professional writers.  Fees charged.

Writers at the Eyrie

Eyrie Residence Program, 118 N. 9th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249.  Open to US writers of poetry and short fiction over age 25 who are not residents of NYC. Residencies of 2 weeks to one month for a single writer at a time.  Located on the fourth floor of an apartment in Williamsburg; not ADA accessible.  Fees for some residencies; others are free of charge.  (literary arts)

Writing Between the Vines

Writing Between the Vines, various locations in California and western Canada. Offers three to four short-term retreats (one week or less) on vineyards each winter and spring for individual writers. Residents are provided with free housing, but are responsible for travel, food, and all other expenses. Open to poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, screenwriters, travel writers, and food and beverage writers. (literary arts)


Werkstätten-und Kulturhaus (WUK), Wahringstrasses 59, 1090 Vienna, Austria. Tel.: 011-43-1-4012135. Art center with 130 resident groups and individuals in the visual and performing arts.  Two studios are reserved for guest visual artists, one for 3 month periods, and the other for a 12-month stay. (visual arts)

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park, AIR Program, PO Box 168, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 (307) 344-2265. Residencies include service hours, leading public programs, as well as studio hours in which visitors can observe artist at work (visual arts)

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park, AIR Program, PO Box 100, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (209) 372-4024. In the Sierra Nevada Mtns. in central CA. Parkland encompasses granite domes that rise high over broad meadows, giant sequoias, and some of the nation’s highest waterfalls. 4-10 artists per year; residencies of up to 1 month year-round. Artists exhibit in park gallery. Open to 2D visual artists, photographers, sculptors. (visual arts)

Zion National Park

Zion National Park, Artist in Residence Program, Springdale, UT 84767 (435) 772-0159. Artists live rent-free for three four-week periods a year in the furnished Grotto House in the eastern section of the park. Majestic desert environment on the Colorado Plateau. Open to professional visual artists in all disciplines, as well as performing and literary artists. Artists asked to donate one finished work and present two public programs (one in the park, and one at Southern Utah Univ.). Works completed under this program “contribute to the public understanding and appreciation” of the Park and reflect the NPS mission to preserve and protect Zion’s cultural and natural resources. Four artists selected annually, in partnership with Southern Utah University’s Fine Arts Department. Artists must present two public programs (visual, literary, and performing arts)