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Academy for Leadership and Governance

65 Jefferson Avenue Columbus, OH 43215

The Academy offers fellowships for leaders in arts and culture, with highly individualized attention to the professional development needs of the participants in the context of the multiple demands of leadership.

Collingwood Arts Center

2413 Collingwood Avenue Toledo, OH 43620

A former convent in Toledo's historic Old West End, the Center creatively serves the residents' needs for supportive services, collaboration, studios, exhibition space, and residential areas in a dormitory-style environment (housing fee applies).

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center

Peninsula, OH Length: 6-8 weeks.


The Bullseye Connection

3601 SE 21st Avenue Portland, OR 97202


(Site location: near Sisters, OR) 224 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

Oregon College of Art and Craft

8245 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

219 NW 12th Street, Portland, OR 97209

PICA offers residencies to 6 artists each year, in all disciplines. Each artist works closely with the curators to design the residency, and determine how to best connect artists to the local community.

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

P.O. Box 65, Otis, OR 97368


Brandywine Graphic Workshop

730 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

No further information currently available; please contact the organization.

Chester Springs Studio

1668 & 1671 Art School Road, P.O. Box 329 Chester Springs, PA 19425

Residencies are offerred to visual artists of all media. Long-term residencies (up to 1 year) provide working artists with extensive studio time, materials, and a solo exhibition. Short-term residencies invite artists to lead workshops or to partner with community groups to design and create art projects, and provide a stipend, studio space, materials, and a model or firing allowance; in certain instances, a final exhibition and room/board are also provided.

Fabric Workshop and Museum

1315 Cherry Street, 5th and 6th Floors Philadelphia, PA 19107-2026

The Artist-in-Residence Program hosts emerging and established regional, national, and international contemporary artists from all disciplines—including painting, sculpture, architecture and design, conceptual and installation art, performance and video—who have a demonstrated commitment to innovation and exploration. Stipends, materials, and technical/ administrative support are provided.

The Hermitage

RD1, Box 149 Pitmann, PA 17964

Located in the Adirondacks, the Hermitage offers residencies for gay artists and craftsmen. The 3 1-week summer residencies provide room and board and time to work in exchange for 2-3 hours of work per day. The studios do not have electricity, plumbing, or running water.

The Mattress Factory

500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4444

STUDIO for Creative Inquiry

College of Fine Arts Bldg., Room 111, Carnegie Mellon, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Crey Towers National Historic Park

Milford, PA

The Artist-in-Residence Program at Grey Towers seeks to reestablish the connection between the arts and conservation, in the historic home of Gifford Pinchot, one of America's leading advocates of environmental conservation.

The Clay Studio

139 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Three residency programs are provided; clay must be the primary medium used in all. Resident Artist Program: Geared toward individuals transitioning from academia to professional studio practice; artists can remain up to 5 years. Evelyn Shapiro Foundation Fellowship: 1-year residency serving potters/vessel makers (in even years) and sculptors/installation artists (odd years); studio space, monthly stipend, materials allowance, and exhibition included. Guest Artist in Residence Program: International residency, for 8-12 weeks, with studio space, monthly stipend, materials allowance, and housing included.

South Carolina

Spring Island Trust

42 AAobley Oaks Lane Okatie, SC 29909-4012

Approximately 12 residencies are offered per year to visual artists and ecologists in a small island community. Write for more information.

South Dakota

National Parks

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone, SD Traditional sculptors working in stone only. Length: 12-16 weeks (paid summer residency) or 1 week (unpaid fall residency).

Badlands National Park Interior, SD Length: 4-6 weeks.


Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

556 Parkway, Gatlinburg.TN 37738


Art Pace

445 North Main Ave., San Antonio, TX 78205

The Chinati Foundation

P.O. Box 1135, Marfa, TX 79843

The Chinati Foundation provides artists-in-residence with a furnished apartment on the museum's grounds and a studio in Marfa, unlimited access to Chinati's collection and archive, assistance in securing materials and preparing exhibitions, and a stipend to assist with travel and art materials. The average residency lasts 2-3 months.

Project Row Houses

2500 Holman, P.O. Box 1011 Houston, TX 77251-1011

Project Row Houses involves artists in issues of neighborhood revitalization, historic preservation, community service, and youth education. Each artist-in-residence works for 6 months in one of 8 houses on an installation project, with one house devoted to performance art.

San San Antonio Cultural Arts, Muralist-in-Residence Project

1300 Chihuahua St., San Antonio, TX 78201

San Anto Cultural Arts sponsors a Muralist-in-Residence Project; please contact organization for more information.

Amistad National Park

Del Rio, TX. 2D visual artists and photographers only. Length: 4 weeks.


Zion National Park

Zion National Park, Springdale, UT 84767

Zion National Park residencies are open to all visual (painters, photographers, sculptures, etc), performing (drama, dance, music, composers, etc) or literary artists.

Application deadline: July 24, 2010 (Postmarked).

Residency period is October 15-November 12, 2010; February 4-March 4, 2011; April 1-29, 2010.

The Mesa

P.O. Box 145, 145 Red Rock Trail, Springdale, UT 84767

Spiro Artist Residencies in Park City, Utah

Spiro Arts, PO Box 682625, Park City, UT 84068,

Organized in 2007, Spiro Arts is a summer Artist-in-Residence (AIR), workshop program and cultural center. Spiro Art's AIR program grants artists the opportunity to live and work as part of a creative community. The AIR sessions run from April through May each year. Spiro Arts is dedicated to supporting artists, researchers, writers and composers in the creation of new works by offering an environment that promotes risk-taking and innovation. Residency terms are approx. one month with 4-5 participants per term.

Ph. (435) 649-6258
email: info(at)


Cub Creek Foundation

Route 1, Box 483 Appomattox, VA 24522

Cub Creek offers 6 residencies in ceramic arts, up to one year in length. The residency fee includes studio space and housing. Residents participate in outreach programs and have the opportunity to show work in Cub Creek's gallery.

Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N Union Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3217

The Torpedo Factory is the largest visual arts center in the United States, and includes 84 working studios and 6 galleries. The Factory provides studio space to artists working in fine arts and fine crafts. Juries are held annually in March, and artists are waitlisted for available studios.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

154 San Angelo Drive, Amherst, VA 24521


The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

636 Marble Street, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, VT 05777

Compost Art Center

P.O. Box 1213 Hardwick, VT 05843

Compost Art Center provides studio space and a professional studio for visual and designers. Housing for artists-in-residence is in an 18005 farmhouse on 25 rolling acres, and a private studio is located in the historic former Hardwick Knitwear Building downtown. Residency fees apply.

Dorset Colony House

P.O. Box 510, Dorset, VT 05251

Spring and fall residencies are available for designers, collaborators, and some visual artists, in a small village in southern Vermont. Modest residency fee applies; housing included.

CHall Farm Center for Arts and Education

392 Hall Drive, Townshend, VT 05353

K2 Family Foundation and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park

The K2 Family Foundation and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park are seeking applications from established artists for the 2009 Art and Conservation Stewardship Program’s Artist-in-Residence.

Application deadline has been extended to 1 January 2009. One artist will be invited to work in the Park (located in Woodstock, VT) during September/October 2009.

Artist should have a demonstrated commitment to environmental stewardship and innovative ideas for creating dialogues with park visitors.

For more information about residency period, stipend, etc. and to download application materials, please visit

For more information about the Park, please visit

Vermont Studio Center

P.O. Box 613 Johnson, VT 05656



P.O. Box 1158 Port Townsend, WA 98368

Creative Residencies are offered January-May and September-December, for 1 week to 1 month. Residencies may involve individual or collaborative work, in a single genre or in several. Residents are provided with housing and studio space. Centrum is located at historic Fort Worden State Park, a short ferry ride from Seattle.

Willard R. Espy Literary Foundation

P.O. Box 614, Oysterville, WA 98641


2197 East Millman Road, Langley, WA 98260

Richard Hugo House

1634 nth Avenue Seattle, WA 98122

Hugo House's Writers-in-Residency Program offers a g-month residency, and each writer may serve up to two terms. The residents serve the community by holding office hours, designing and implementing an innovative program to serve the Seattle community, and serving as master teachers in the Inquiry Through Writing Program.

Pilchuck Class School

(Site location: Stanwood, WA) 430 Yale Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109-5431

http://www.pi/chuck, com

Pratt Fine Arts Center/City Art Works

1902 South Main St., Seattle, WA 98144

Pratt's Master Artist Program brings visual artists of national and international renown to the Pacific Northwest, fostering experimentation and innovation, helping the careers of working and emerging artists long after their week-long intensives end. The program includes a wide range of media, including glass, jewelry/metalsmithing, printmaking, painting, drawing, and sculpture.

Sea Change Residencies/Caea Foundation

(Site location: Provincetown, MA) 1611 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009-1033


John Michael Kohler Arts Center

608 New York Avenue, P.O. Box 489 Sheboygan, WI 53082-0489 920-458-6144 |

Artists working in any discipline may apply for the Arts Center's Arts/Industry 2017 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Each year, 16 artists are accepted for 2- to 6-month residencies in the Pottery or Foundry/Enamel areas of the factory. Artists-in-residence receive 24-hour access to studio space, materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, and round-trip transportation. For more information and application form, visit (click on "Residencies") or email

West Virginia

Aurora Project

RR 1, Box 224, U.S.Route 50 Aurora, WV 26705


Ucross Foundation Residency Program

30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835

Jentel Artist Residency Program

130 Lower Piney Creek Road, Banner, WY 82832




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