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Finding a Residency
Residencies are a great way to experience a new culture and take time to focus on your artmaking. In addition to The Alliance for Artists Communities' and the Transartists websites (which cover most of the residencies available both within the USA and abroad) here are a list of key websites:
1. The Alliance for Artist Communities' residency list (mostly U.S.A):
2. Transartists (from the Netherlands, listing mostly international residencies)
The AIR Program is a residency program in Boston that provides emerging artists essential time, space, community, financial assistance, and critical feedback to develop and present their work.
The American Academy in Rome Invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities, the Academy offers 30 fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years. Rome Prize winners resie at the Academy's eleven acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a studio, and a stipend.
This center accepts applications for 2-4 week residencies for artists of color who use photography.
This center offers artits' residencies and exhibition opportunities near MassMoCA in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.
This collaboration between the Provincetown Community Compact and the Cape Cod National Seashore offers one- and three-week residencies for artists and the general public. The primitive nature of the dune shack—no electricity, indoor plumbing or telephone—and its physical isolation allow for uninterrupted solitude and refuge.
Many National Parks have artist in residence programs. To find a program, click on the link above, and then click on the park you are interested in by using 'find a park.' Then search that park for residencies by typing 'artist' in the search function.
This 460-acre nature preserve near the city of Philadelphia seeks the work of professional artists for exhibition and artist-in-residence opportunities. Artists whose work is nature-related through materials, subject or concept and who are interested in exploring the interaction of art and nature may apply.
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