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Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts

200 South Madison Street Wilmington, DE 19801

In the Visual Arts Residency Program, artists make a full-time commitment to collaborate with an under-served community group to create artwork based on issues relevant to the participants' lives. The residency offers artists an onsite apartment/studio space and stipend for 8 weeks, inclusion in a nationally distributed catalog, and possible exhibition. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.


ArtCenter/South Florida

924 Lincoln Road #205, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Atlantic Center for the Arts

1414 Art Center Avenue New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Hermitage Artists Retreat

6650 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL 34223


Seaside Institute/Escape to Create

P.O. Box 4730, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Escape to Create offers 1 month-long residency each January. Artists from varying disciplines are chosen through an application process to work on a specific project. At the end of the month, artists present their work to the community.

Lillian E. Smith Center for the Creative Arts

(Site location: Clayton, GA) 710 Waverly Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312

St. Petersburg Clay Company

420 22nd Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33712

One-year residencies (which may be extended) are offered to pre-professional emerging artists, at least 18 years of age, who have completed a reasonable amount of secondary education, can demonstrate adequate experience in ceramics, and can submit evidence of a body of work to support the application. Residencies include studio space, 24-hour access to the facilities, discounted firings, display space for finished work, teaching opportunities, free admission to workshops, and an exhibit. Artists are required to work 12 hours/week under the direction of artists-in-residence managers.

Everglades National Park

Homestead, FL Length: 2-4 weeks.



Buffalo National River Harrison, AR Length: 3 weeks.


Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences

105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap, GA 30568


Kalani Oceanside Retreat

RR #2, Box 4500, Pahoa, HI 96778

Kalani offers visual artists, writers, and dancers simple room and board and limited shared workspace in rural Hawaii, for residencies of 2 weeks to 3 months. Stipends provide 50% of lodging costs and are available from May-July and September-December; artists are responsible for remaining costs.

Red Cinder Creativity Center

P.O. Box 527, Na'alehu, HI 96772


Herbert Hoover National Historical Site

West Branch, IA Length: 3 weeks


Studios Midwest

P.O. Box 291 Galesburg, IL 61402

Studios Midwest provides 5 visiting artists with an 8-week summer residency, which includes housing, studio space, a public slide show and exhibition, publicity, and discounts on art supplies. Artists are expected to have slides of their artwork available for informal presentation; participate in media publicity; show results of their summer work; and complete a program evaluation on departure.


(Site location: Saugatuck, Ml) 37 S Wabash Avenue, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Room 44, Chicago, IL 60603

The Professional Artists' Residencies for practicing visual artists and writers offer a secluded, natural environment, for 1-2 weeks during the summer (students are not eligible). Recipients receive a small private studio and room and board. Residency fee applies; a limited number of one-week residency scholarships are available.

Prairie Center of the Arts

1412 SW Washington St., Peoria, IL 61602

Ragdale Foundation

1260 North Green Bay, Lake Forest, IL 60045


Mary Anderson Center

101 St. Francis Drive, Mount St. Francis, IN 47146

visual artists, and musicians come for varying - length residencies on 400 acres of natural landscape. Room/board and studio space are included. Residency fee applies, although partially and fully funded residencies, as well as work-exchange, are available.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Porter, IN Length: 2-4 weeks.


Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities

2075 Johnston Road, Carlisle, KY 40311

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

P.O. Box 130 Clermont, KY 40110

Artists and writers-in-residence live at Bernheim for up to 3 months while working on their projects. Bernheim will provide housing in a beautiful wooded setting, plus a financial grant to cover travel, materials, and personal expenses.

Hopscotch House/Kentucky Foundation for Women

8221 Wolf Pen Branch Road, Prospect, KY 40059

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, KY Length: 2-4 weeks.


Louisiana Artworks

725 Howard Avenue New Orleans, LA 70130

A Studio in the Woods

13401 River Road New Orleans, LA 70131




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