Art Farm

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

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)

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)

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St., Omaha, NE 68102 (402) 341-7130. 2 urban warehouses, 5 studios with apartments. Artists purchase own food and prepare meals; monthly stipend, residencies of 3 mos.; artists donate one piece and give at least one informal slide presentation. Equipment provided (kilns, bridge crane, forklifts, welding equipment, woodshop and tools, metalworking equipment, darkroom, video camera, editing equipment, printmaking equipment). “Designed to foster creativity and the productive exchange of ideas.” (visual 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)

Cykaida Arts Center

Cykaida Arts Center, 417 West 5th Street, Suite 225, Hastings, NE 68901. (402) 461-1009. Year round residency program located in a former middle school for US and International artists in the mediums of letterpress, bookbinding, printmaking, installation, textile and performance art. Writers also welcome.  4 to 8 residents at a time for 4 to 12 week periods. Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

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

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 Third Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410 (402) 874-9600. Center located in the historic Missouri River town of Nebraska City. Residencies of 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks offered for writers, visual artists and composers (approx. 60 residencies awarded annually). Free housing and studio space, internet access and weekly stipend for food (visual, performing, literary 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)

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)

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)

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)