Artspace. 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: 919-821-2787. A non-profit visual art center with an open-studio environment located in downtown Raleigh. A four-week residency culminating in an exhibition of the artists’ work. Award: $2,000. Deadline: December 1.
Atlantic Center for the Arts. 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 Phone: 386-427-6975. Provides artists with an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world's masters in the visual, literary, and performing arts for three-week residencies on a lush 69-acre ecological preserve. Housing, weekday meals and communal studio space are provided. Deadline: November 18.
Bernheim. P.O. Box 130, Clermont KY 40110, phone: 502-955-8512. Located on a beautiful 14,000 acre property and comprised of a nationally-recognized 250 acre arboretum located 25 miles south of Louisville. For visual artists in any medium for two to four months. Award: $2,500 and materials provided. Deadline: January 31.
Blue Mountain Center. Blue Mountain Center, Box 109, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812, Phone: 518-352-7391. Offers four-week residencies in a turn-of-the-century Adirondack lodge in a pristine and peaceful setting of woods, lakes, and mountains from mid-June through September. Open to writers and artists whose work demonstrates social or ecological concerns. Free room and board. Deadline: February 1.
Coleman Center for the Arts. 630 Avenue A, York, AL 36925. Phone: 205-392-2005. Located in rural Alabama. For professional artists in three program areas - Visual Arts, Public and Community Arts, and Art Education and Theory. Residencies are one to three months long; housing, studio, and a stipend are provided. Deadline: Open.
The Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP). Mathews Park, 299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850, Phone: 203-899-7999. Located in an historic landmark 19th century stone carriage house, an architectural gem transformed into an important and dynamic printmaking facility. A two-week residency fellowship to take place in March. Deadline: November 1.
Center for Creative Photography. 1030 N. Olive Road, Tucson, AZ 85721-0103, Phone: 520-621-7968. Ansel Adams Fellowships support the use of the archives, photography collections, and/or library for two-four weeks. Award: $5,000. Deadline: November 15.
CEPA Gallery, Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art. 617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. Phone: 716-856-2717. Four- eight week residencies for emerging photographic and visual artists. Opportunities to create new work with technical assistance provided. Award: $2,250. Deadline: Open.
Djerassi Resident Artists Program. 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA 94062, Phone: 650-747-1250. A rural setting in the Santa Cruz Mountains over-looking the Pacific Ocean for residencies of four-five weeks for artists in the disciplines of literature, visual arts, and media arts/new genres. Residents receive living and studio space and meals. Deadline: February 15.
The Fabric Workshop and Museum. 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Phone: 215-568-1111. Artists-in-residence are drawn from all disciplines, including painting, sculpture, architecture and design, conceptual and installation art, performance and video. Provides fees and materials to artists, and employs its facilities and staff to address the artists’ creative needs. Deadline: Open.
Grand Arts. 1819 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108, Phone: 816-421-6887.
Nonprofit contemporary art project space assists artists in the production and realization of ambitious contemporary art projects. A successful project will be one which challenges the artist in some way, allowing for risk taking and artistic growth. Support includes transportation, loft apartment, materials and equipment, skilled assistance, and marketing and publicity. Deadline: Open.
The Hambidge Center. P.O. Box 339, Rabun Gap, GA 30568, Phone: 706-746-5718.
Artists stay for two to eight weeks in their own private cottage/studio. Pristine forests, streams and meadows where the Blue Ridge and Nantahala mountain ranges meet cover the center’s 600 acres. The charge to residents is $150 per week. Some fellowships awarded. Deadlines: September 15, January 15.
Islip Art Museum. 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730, Phone: 631-224-5402. The Winter Studio Three-week or three-month residencies in The Carriage House, a 10,000 square foot Edwardian structure located next door to the Museum. Includes artists' stipends, staff support and technical assistance. Deadline: September 15, December 1.
Jentel Foundation. 130 Lower Piney Creek Rd., Banner, WY 82832 Telephone: 307-737-2311.
One-month residencies on a working cattle ranch twenty miles southeast of Sheridan, WY to visual artists and writers over age 25. Separate private bedroom, workspace and a $400 stipend are provided. Deadlines: September 15, January 15.
Light Work. 316 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244, Phone: 315-443-1300. One-month residency for photographers. Artists receive a $4,500 stipend, an apartment to stay in and a private darkroom. Deadline: Open.
James Merrill House (Stonington, CT). In recognition of James Merrill’s longstanding generosity to fellow writers, the program provides a living and working space to a writer. The apartment is available for a full or half academic year. Rent and utilities are provided. Maximum Award: $10,000. Deadline: January 15.
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. 24 North Main Avenue, Box 246, New York Mills, MN 56567, Phone: 218-385-3339. Provides emerging artists two to four weeks in rural Minnesota. Jerome Fellowships offer a $1,500 stipend in return for 15 hours of community outreach. Deadlines: October 1, April 1.
Pfister Hotel. 424 East Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 800-558-8222.
Known for its expansive Victorian art collection, the Hotel features a working art studio and gallery that is open to hotel guests and visitors. The 12 month residency includes complimentary meals within the hotel's cafeteria. Award: $1,000 per month. Deadline: December 1.
Prairie Center of the Arts. 1506 SW Washington Street, Peoria, IL 61602, Phone: 309-673-5589. Less than three hours from both Chicago and St. Louis, the main facilities are near the Illinois River in a 115 year-old, 90,000 square foot building. The residency retreat is in Germantown, 20 minutes from the Peoria facility on 50 wooded acres. Housing and studio provided for a minimum residency of four weeks. Deadline: Open.
Quimby Colony. 769 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102, Phone: 207-632-2391. A nonprofit located in Portland, Maine's newly designated Historic Arts District. For artists and designers working in fashion, costume, or textile arts. Studio space, room and board are provided. Deadline: Open.
Ragdale Foundation. 1260 N. Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045, Phone: 847-234-1063. Situated on 50 acres of virgin prairie. Residencies of two weeks to two months for artists, writers and composers. Daily fee is $25, financial assistance available. Deadlines: September 15, January 15.
Roswell Museum and Art Center. P.O. Drawer 1497, Roswell, NM 88202, Phone: 505-622-6037. Residencies for professional artists for one year. Support in the areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and other studio arts. $800 per month stipend, room and board, and studio. Deadline: October 15.
Spiro Arts. P.O. Box 682625, Park City, UT 84068, phone: 435-649-6258.
A nonprofit residency and workshop center situated on a historic mine site, the rustic architecture and newly restored mine buildings provide a unique setting for supporting artists, researchers, and writers in the creation of new works. Newly built private one and two bedroom apartments are steps away from the studio building. Award: $600 per month. Deadline: January 2.
Ucross Foundation. 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835, Phone: 307-737-2291.
Working cattle ranch on 22,000 acres in the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains. Residencies of two-eight weeks for visual artists, writers, interdisciplinary or performance artists and collaborative teams. Meals and lodging included. Deadlines: October 1, March 1.
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. 154 San Angelo Dr., Amherst, VA 24521, Phone: 434 946 7236. Support is provided to writers, visual artists, and composers for two weeks to two months in a rural setting. Deadlines: September 15, January 15.
Weir Farm Trust. 735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897, Phone: 203-761-9945. For advanced visual artists, residencies for two weeks to one month including a $500 stipend. Deadline: January 15.
Wildacres Retreat.1565 Wildacres Road, P.O. Box 280, Little Switzerland, NC, 28749. Phone: 828-756-4573. Situated on 1,600 acres atop Pompey's Knob, a mountain near the Blue Ridge Parkway. One-week residencies for writers and artists, with room and board included, available May through October. Deadline: January 15.
Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. P.O. Box 1891, Taos, New Mexico 87571 Phone: 575-758-2413. Three-month residencies for visual and literary artists in 11 ‘Casitas’ in the heart of Taos. Deadline: January 18.
Light Work. 316 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244, Phone: 315-443-1300. One month residency program for photographers. Artists receive a $4,000 stipend, an apartment, and a private darkroom. Deadline: Open.
NEW! The Art Students League of New York, Vytlacil Campus. 241 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 357, Sparkill, NY 10976, Phone: 845-359-1263. Home and studio of modernist painter Vaclav Vytlacil, located in Rockland County, 30 minutes from NYC. Four- or eight-week residencies with room and board, access to studio space, facilities, and equipment. Scholarships available. Deadline: open.
NEW! Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. SWING SPACE
A project-based residency program that places visual artists in space for the development and presentation of new projects. Artists are placed in studios within a community of peers at Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island, formerly a historic Army warehouse. Residencies will take place in two five-month sessions between March - July 2013 and August - December 2013. Applications available summer 2012.
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. 24 North Main Avenue, Box 246, New York Mills, MN 56567, Phone: 218-385-3339. A two to four-week residency in rural Minnesota for artists from all performance or visual media. A $1,500 stipend is offered, in return for 15 hours of community work. Jerome Fellowships are also available. Deadlines: October 1.
NEW! Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale (NKD). 6963 Dale I Sunnfjord, Norway. Phone #47- 577- 36- 200
The Centre is situated on a hillside overlooking Dale on the West Coast of Norway. Professional artists, designers, architects and independent curators are eligible to apply. The Centre has five private residencies of various sizes for the selected artists, and five identical north-lit studios. Living and working space, and travel expenses are covered. Residency periods are two or three months. Award: 6700 NOK
NEW! Salem Art Works. 19 Cary Lane, Salem, New York 12865, Phone: 518-854-7674. A nonprofit art center and sculpture park located in rural Upstate New York. Founded Supports both emerging and established artists in the creation of new and progressive work. Fellows are provided with modest room and board, studio space and facility access, and a small stipend. Deadline: Open.
Ucross Foundation. 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835, Phone: 307-737-2291. Working cattle ranch located in the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains. Residencies of two to eight weeks for artists and writers. Deadlines: March 1, October 1.
Wendover Residence Program. 9331 Venice Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: 310-839-5722. Located in the desert town of Wendover, Utah, the program encourages participants to produce work related to the unique geographic region. Residencies are for three to six weeks and operate seasonally from April 1 to November 20. Award: $250 per week plus partial support for travel. Deadline: Open.