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Visual Artist Residencies

Vermont Studio Center

Deadlines: Feb 15, June 15, Oct 1
Johnson, Vermont
Duration: 2 weeks-3 months
Cost: fees, fellowships, financial aid, and work-exchange opportunities available

MacDowell Colony

Deadlines: April 15, 2017; September 15, 2017; January 15, 2018
Location: Peterborough, NH
Accepts:  architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts.
Duration: up to 8 weeks
Cost:  none
Application fee:  $30

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art

Deadlines: April 1, 2017
Location: Omaha, NE
Eligibility: Ages 21+, national & international artists
Students are not eligible
Duration: 3 months
Application fee:  $40

Blue Mountain Center

Deadlines: Applications for 2018 will be available November 1, 2017.   
Location: Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Accepts: film/video, writers, artists, activists
Duration: 4 weeks
Cost:  none
Application fee: $25

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Deadline: Next deadline will be announced in spring 2017
Cambridge, MA
Duration: 1 year, stipend up to $75,000

Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline: Next deadline will be announced in fall 2017
Roswell, NM
Eligibility: Ages 21+
Accepts: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, installation and other fine art media

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

Deadline: 2017 applications is closed, check their website for next deadline
Skowhegan, ME
Eligibility: Ages 21+
Duration: 9 weeks
Cost: $6,000 + $75 activity fee, fellowships & financial aid are available

Bogliasco Foundation

Deadline: Jan. 15, April 15
Bogliasco, Italy
Eligibility: International. Students are not eligible.
Accepts: visual arts
Duration: 1 month in the fall & spring
Cost: none
Application fee:  $30

Fine Arts Work Center

Deadline: February 1; April 1, 2017
Provincetown, MA
Eligibility:  Ages 21+ national & international artists
Accepts: 2D, 3D, and time-based work.
Duration: 7 months
Cost: none
Application fee: $57

Ox-Bow School of Art & Artist Residency

Deadlines: Next residency deadline: May 1, 2017. Fellowship deadline is usually in Feb.
Location: Saugatuck, MI
Artist Fellowship Program: 13 weeks
Summer Arts Faculty Residency: 2 weeks
Summer MFA Residency: 3 weeks
Fall Artists & Writers Residency: 2 weeks, 3 weeks, 5 weeks
International Artists, Collaborative Residents
Duration: varies

American Academy in Rome, Rome Prize

Deadline: November 1, 2017
Rome, Italy
Eligibility: U.S. citizens, Undergraduate students are not eligible.
Accepts: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film/video, installation, new media, digital arts
Duration: 11 months
Cost: none
Application fee:  $40

Jentel Artist Residency

Deadline: November
Banner, WY
Eligibility: Ages 25+, current U.S. residents, U.S. Citizens
Accepts: visual artists in all media
Duration: Winter/Spring, Summer/Fall
Cost: none
Application fee:  $23


Deadline: Jan. 1, August 1
Saratoga Springs, NY
Eligibility: International. Students are not eligible.
Accepts: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media, installation art, film/video
Duration: average stay is 5 weeks
Application fee:  $30

Banff Center for Arts & Creativity

Deadline: March 15, July 15, Oct. 15
Banff, Alberta
Eligibility: artists who have “completed University level training in visual arts”
Duration: 1 month
Application fee:  $60

Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Deadline: Feb. 15
Snowmass Village, CO
Eligibility: Ages 18+. International. Students are not eligible.
Accepts: ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture.
Duration: 10 weeks
Application fee:  $30

Ucross Foundation

Deadline: March 7, Oct. 7
Clearmont, WY
Eligibility: International
Duration: 2-6 weeks
Application fee:  $40

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Core Program

Deadline: April 1, 2017
Houston, TX
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed an undergraduate and/or graduate program
Duration: 9 months, Sept.-May
Application fee:  $10

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

Deadline: February 15
New York, NY
Eligibility: Ages 21+, U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents or a visa to live/work in the U.S.
Students are not eligible
Duration: 1 year

Elsewhere Studios

Deadline: April 1, 2017; August 1, 2017; December 1, 2017
 Paonia, CO
Eligibility: Emerging, professional, U.S. + international artists
Duration: 1-6 months:  Sept.-Dec, Jan.-April, May-August
Fees: $600-$2000 per month
Application fee:  $30

The Millay Colony for the Arts

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017
Austerlitz, NY
Duration: 4 months: Aug.-Nov., April -July
Fees: none
Application fee:  $30

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Deadline: April 8, 2017
Sheboygan, WI
Duration: 2-6 months
Fees: none

Printmaking Residencies

Kala Art Institute Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline: March 15, July 15, Oct. 15
Berkeley, CA
Accepts: printmaking, photo-processes, book arts, digital media including video production
Duration: 1-3 months

Anchor Graphics

Deadlines: ongoing
Chicago, IL
Eligibility: U.S. citizens & internationally based artists
Accepts: Printmakers
Duration: 3 weeks

Ceramics Residencies

Pottery Northwest

Deadline: April
Seattle, WA
Accepts: ceramics
Duration: 6 months-2 years
Application fee:  $10

Archie Bray Foundation Fellowships

Deadline: March
Roswell, NM
Eligibility: Ages 21+
Accepts: ceramics
Duration: 1 year
Application fee: $35

Zentrum Fur Keramik

Deadline: ongoing
Berlin, Germany
Accepts: ceramics, sculpture
Duration: 1-6 months
Application fee:  $10

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