Archive for the ‘Residencies’ Category

RAIR is pleased to announce the open call for applications for the 2019 residency season

Friday, September 7th, 2018

RAIR is pleased to announce the open call for applications for the 2019 residency season.

RAIR is a non-profit arts organization uniquely situated within a construction and demolition recycling center in Northeast Philadelphia. RAIR’s residency program provides artists on-site access to recovered materials and a studio space to produce work. The RAIR workspace includes a large project space, wood shop equipment, metalworking facilities, access to the waste stream for materials, and a material storage area. Artists in residence receive attentive support from RAIR’s staff who act as liaisons between the artist and the recycling facility. In addition to providing artists on-site access to recovered materials, construction equipment, and a fully-equipped studio space, RAIR’s Residency Program offers artists the opportunity to use the entire 3.5-acre facility as an expansive project space for the development and presentation of ambitious experimental work. (more…)

36 Chase & Barns Residency

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Writers, art historians and curatorial candidates of color and any applicants who are creating works and/or conducting research and criticism specifically addressing the overlooked contributions of female artists, artists of color and artists from the LGBTQ communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Harvard-Westlake Arlene Schnitzer Gallery Fall 2018 Visiting Artis

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Harvard-Westlake Arlene Schnitzer Gallery Fall 2018 Visiting Artist
Contact: Joe Medina,

The Harvard-Westlake School was recently endowed with a generous gift from art philanthropist and alumna, Arlene Schnitzer. Through this endowment, we are charged to bring fresh artist voices into our school community, culminating in a month-long gallery show in the 670-square foot, Arlene Schnitzer Gallery, and a 30-40-minute artist talk to our middle school community. We are accepting proposals from emerging artists in Los Angeles whose work deals with identity and equity. Artists working in all media may apply. (more…)

Signal Fire Artist Residencies

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Wide Open Studios is a program of Signal Fire, a nonprofit that provides wilderness residencies and retreats for artists using public land around the West. Aside from providing a transformative “expanded studio” art experience, building critical inquiry around the culture and ecology of the American West, and helping students develop their own resilience, our programs cultivate strong networks among a close (8-10 students) cohort of artists from around the country and the globe. We offer scholarships as well.


SOMA Summer is a unique eight-week program in Mexico City.

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

SOMA Summer is a unique eight-week program for international artists, curators, critics, and art historians, conducted in English in Mexico City.

SOMA Summer introduces participants to the dynamic art scene of Mexico City through visits to museums, openings, and artists’ studios. Designed to promote intense creative work and open dialogue, the program is built around a series of seminars and workshops led by renowned Mexican and international artists and curators. Participants meet weekly for individual critiques and discussion, as well as public events, site visits, and other activities in and around Mexico City. (more…)

CALL FOR APPLICANTS : Work in Progress Residency

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Work in Progress (WiP) at the Textile Arts Center is a behind-the-scenes look into the studio practice of contemporary artists and designers, to engage the public in a dialogue surrounding innovation in the field of textiles.


Taleamor Park artist residency has an opening

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Dear MFA program director:

Taleamor Park artist residency has an opening both in September and October, due to recent cancellations. There is a simple online application form, and applications are accepted so long as places are open. (more…)

Call for US artists & scientists

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Silence Awareness Existence residency program in Finland

We are pleased to inform you that the application round for Silence Awareness Existence residency program in Finland is now open. This thematic program, taking place in Winter 2017-18, brings together artists, art students, teachers and researchers engaged in the theme on various fields. For more details, please see below.

We would greatly appreciate, if you could help teachers, students and researchers at your school/faculty find the program by sharing the information below.

All the best from Hämeenkyrö, Finland!

Artist and writer residencies at Taleamor Park

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

The Taleamor Park 2017 residency season has started, with four May residents arriving from New York (two), New Mexico, and Vermont.

May and June residencies are full, and we are currently accepting applications for the few remaining visual artist and writer residency places in July, August, September, or October.

Taleamor Park is located in the countryside near Chicago and Lake Michigan. Residents live in a lovely 1854 Italianate farmhouse that has two bathrooms, two kitchens, a laundry room, two common rooms, four private air-conditioned bedrooms, a library, a writing nook, and a paper studio. (more…)

Summer Program, City As Site

Monday, April 10th, 2017

My name is Ofri Cnaani and I’m an artist and faculty member at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York. I wanted to tell you about City as Site, a summer program that I’m directing at SVA as I believe it might be an interesting opportunity for your advanced undergraduate students, MFA students, and recent graduates. It would be greatly appreciated if you could forward this letter on to students whom you believe would be interested in the program and would make a good fit. I believe that in these dire, global times art thinking and art making must be discussed in an ‘active form.’ Culture must be used to call attention to current crises and re-examine power structures through engagement with public space. (more…)