Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and studio. Application for spring can be found here.
Deadline: January 1
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Location: Skowhegan, ME
Skowhegan, an intensive nine-week summer residency program for emerging visual artists established in 1946, seeks each year to bring together a gifted and diverse group of individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to art-making and inquiry to create the most stimulating and rigorous environment possible for a concentrated period of artistic creation, interaction and growth. The application can be found here.
Deadline: January 10
Location: Rabun Gap, GA
Hambidge provides a residency program that empowers talented artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space that inspires artists working in a broad range of disciplines to create works of the highest caliber. Check out their application requirements here.
Deadline: January 15
Location: Banner, WY
The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. Here artists and writers experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land. Apply here.
Deadline: January 15
Location: Peterborough, NH
The MacDowell Colony is an artist residency program in New Hampshire. Participants remain in the program for up to eight weeks with five weeks being most common. The sole criterion for acceptance to the MacDowell Colony is artistic excellence. MacDowell defines excellence in a pluralistic and inclusive way, encouraging applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. We welcome artists engaging in the broadest spectrum of artistic practice who are investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns. Click here for the application.
Deadline: January 15
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
The three week Residency Program brings together three “Master Artists” from different disciplines, such as the visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, film/video, and multimedia), architecture, music (composition and performance), literature, choreography, dance, performance art, and theater . Each Master Artist determines the requirements and basic structure of their residency, and through an online application process, they each select eight “Associate Artists” to participate in the three-week program. The essence of the program is to provide a collegial environment for artists of all disciplines where they can engage in meaningful interaction and stimulating discussions, while pursuing individual or group projects. It is an ideal setting for the exchange of ideas, the inspiration for new work, and the cross-fertilization of disciplines. The programs can include formal classes, discussions, individual meetings, individual and group critiques, collaboration, and studio time. The award-winning Leeper Studio Complex provides residents with resources such as a painting studio, sculpture studio, digital media studio, dance studio, music/recording studio, writers’ studio, black box theatre and library.
Deadline: January 20
2019 Bernheim Artist-in-Residence Program
Location: Clermont, KY
For more than three decades, the Artist in Residence program has attracted artists from around the world who seek to use Bernheim as their inspiration. Bernheim’s Artist in Residence Program promotes multi-disciplinary explorations of our relationship with the natural environment through artistic expression, expanding upon Bernheim’s long history of art in the landscape.
Deadline: January 21
Lyndon House Arts Center
Location: Athens, GA
Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will serve as the guest juror for the 44th Juried Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center in Athens, GA. All artworks must be delivered to the Lyndon House Arts Center for consideration. Completion of the online form is the first step in the process. Athens-area artists 18 years and older working in the visual arts field are eligible. The Athens area includes the following counties: Athens-Clarke County, Oconee, Barrow, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Hall, Banks, Franklin, Hart, Elbert, Wilkes, Morgan, Walton and Oglethorpe. Find more information here.
Deadline: January 25
Fine Arts Work Center
Location: Provincetown MA
Fine Arts Work Center Fellowships are open to writers and visual artists in the emerging stages of their careers. Fellows may be citizens of any country. Juries of working writers and artists make the admissions decisions. The Work Center awards fellowships to five poets and five fiction writers a year. In the visual arts, 2D, 3D and time-based work is considered. The Fine Arts Work Center actively seeks applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds. Head here for more information.
Deadline: February 1
Arrowmount School of Arts and Crafts
Location: Gatlinburg, TN
The Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence Program was established in 1991. The program provides early career, self-directed artists time, space and support to experiment and develop a new body of work in a creative supportive community environment of 160 rotating visiting workshop artists/instructors and hundreds of students. The program encourages early career artists who embrace community and enjoy working in a team environment to apply. Check it out here.
Deadline: February 1
Callanwolde Juried Art Exhibition
Location: Atlanta, GA
Exhibition dates: March 14 – May 19, 2019. Open to all Metro Atlanta artists ages 18 and over. Open to
any/all 2D media or 3D works that can hang on a wall. All work must be original and completed in the last
two years. We are especially interested in new art that challenges traditional themes and/or materials, and
is likely to stimulate audience discussion and debate. The artist winning Best in Show will be awarded a
solo exhibition during the Callanwolde Gallery’s 2020 season. Jurors: Robin Sandler and Debbie Hudson,
owners of Sandler Hudson Gallery. For more information and to apply, visit here.
Deadline: February 3
Vermont Studio Center
Location: Johnson, VT
The Vermont Studio Center provides studio residencies of 4-12 weeks on an historic 30-building campus along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the heart of the northern Green Mountains. The Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world. Apply here.
Deadline: February 15