Art Residencies across the USA

Stemming from travel and all the inspiration and excitement that come from displacement, and the stories and accomplishments of Tanner Coleman and Alexis Gregg during their work, I’ve begun researching Artist in Residencies Programs.

Specifically, I’ve been looking into programs involving the National Parks of the world, to help continue my studies and creations of my dreamscapes, using different land and plant-scapes.

Here is a large list of National Park Programs within the United States:

Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, composers
Application deadline: November 1 to January 1 (received)
Residency period: May, early June, September, October
Number & length of residencies: Five to six of three weeks each
For More Information, including application:http://www.nps.gov/acad/supportyourpark/artistinresidence.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers
Application Deadline: For Fall residency – June 15 (received); for Spring residency – December 15 (received)
Residency period: (Fall) mid-September to October; (Spring) March to mid-May
Number & length of residencies: Two of four to six weeks each
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/badl/supportyourpark/air.htm

Buffalo National River
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers
Application deadline: January 31 (postmarked)
Residency period: March – November
Number & length of residencies: Four of up to three weeks each.
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/buff/supportyourpark/air-application.htm
This national seashore hosts two individual residency programs.
C-Scape Dune Shack
Residencies open to: Two dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers
Application deadline: February 15, (postmarked)
Residency period: Year-round
Number & length of residencies: Number varies, from one week to up to three months each
Contact: Tom Boland, Residency Coordinator, at tomboland@mediaone.net
For additional information, write: Provincetown Community Compact, Inc., PO Box 819, Provincetown, Massachusetts USA 02657 (Include a 52-cent stamped self-addressed envelope)
The Margo-Gelb Shack
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, video/filmmakers
Application deadline: February 1(received)
Residency period: Mid-May through mid-October
Number & length of residencies: Six of two weeks each
Contact: Send a 52-cent self-addressed stamped envelope to OCARC, 22 Nelson Avenue, Provincetown, Massachusetts USA 02657
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, painters, dancers, cinematictographers, musicians, writers, composers, and other visual and performing artists.
Application deadline: TBA
Residency period: June – October
Number & length of residencies: Two artists; up to two weeks residency.
For more information, including application: http://www.nps.gov/crla/air.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers, craft artists
Application deadline: (Spring) December 15; (Summer) February 16
Residency period: (Spring) March through May; (Summer) June through September
Number & length of residencies: Two of six to eight weeks each
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, Cultural Arts Program Manager, at 440-546-5995 CST, ormary_pat_doorley@nps.gov or Joni Starr, Summer Camp & Arts Director, Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association, 330-657-2796 ext. 114 or jstarr@cvnpa.org
For additional information, call 800-642-3297 or write: CVEEC Artist-In-Residence Program, 3675 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula, Ohio USA 44264
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Peters Valley Craft Education Center
Residencies open to: Craft artists
Application deadline: Varies – call for information
Residency period: Year-round
Number & length of residencies: Varies – call for information
Contact: Peters Valley at 973-948-5200 EST or pv@warwick.net
For additional information, write: Peters Valley Craft Education Center, 19 Kuhn Road, Layton, New Jersey USA 07851
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, sculptors
Application deadline: October 31 (postmarked)
Application Form: Download the application form at arts.alaskageographic.org
Residency period: June through August
Number & length of residencies: up to three – 10 days each
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/dena/historyculture/arts-program.htm
Residencies open to: Writers
Application deadline: April 1 (postmarked)
Residency period: Fall
Number & length of residencies: Two of one week each
Contact: Christine Czazasty at 307-467-5283, ext. 224, MST or christine_czazasty@nps.gov
For additional information, write: Writers-In-Residence Program, Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, Montana, USA 82714 or Bearlodge Writers, PO Box 10, Devils Tower, Wyoming USA 82714
Residencies open to: Visual Artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, filmmakers, and composers.
Application deadline: October 1
Residency period: Year-round
Number & length of residencies: Six residents, two-four weeks each
Contact: AIRIE Program Coordinator, 305-242-7750 EST or EVER_Interpretation@nps.gov
For additional information, write: Artist-In-Residence-In-Everglades, Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034. AIRIE applications are available on-line at:http://www.nps.gov/ever/supportyourpark/artistinresidence.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, video/filmmakers, composers
Application deadline: February 15
Residency period: Summer
Number & length of residencies: Number varies, four weeks each
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/glac/supportyourpark/air.htm
Headlands Center for the Arts
Residencies open to: California, North Carolina, New Jersey, and Ohio two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers (Each state has individual eligibility requirements)
Application deadline: First Friday in June
Residency period: Febraury through November
Number & length of residencies: Thirty of one-eleven months each
Contact: Holly Blake at 415-331-2787, ext. 24, PST or hblake@headlands.org
For additional information, write: Holly Blake, Residency Manager, Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito, California USA 94965
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performing artists, writers, musicians/composers
Application deadline: TBA
Residency period: Three week periods
Number & length of residencies: Five (5) residencies; first begining in Spetember, 2007, the remaining four (4) from Spring 2008-August 2008.
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/grca/supportyourpark/air.htm
Herbert Hoover National Historical Site
Residencies open to: Writers, composers, and all visual and performing artists
Application deadline: February-March
Residency period: May through September.
Number & length of residencies: Two (2) of two to four weeks each
Please note: Housing may not be readily available for upcoming resident artists.
Contact: Adam Prato at 319-643-7855 CST
For additional information: http://www.nps.gov/heho/supportyourpark/air-for-artists.htm
Homestead National Monument of America
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers.
Application deadline: June 15 (postmarked)
Residency period: July – September
Number & length of residencies: Depending on type and number of applicants, residences can range in length from 2 weeks to three months.
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/home/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence-program.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, craft artists, video/filmakers, performers, writers, poets, and composers.
Application deadline: February 1
Residency period: Call or write for details
Number & length of residencies: Several of two to four weeks each
Contact: Jeff Heitzman at 501-620-6707 or HOSP_Interpretation@nps.gov
For additional information, write: Artist-In-Residence Program, attn: Volunteer Coordinator, Hot Springs National Park, 101 Reserve Street, Hot Springs, AR USA 71901
Residencies open to: Artist/Illustrator that can create line art for publications in 2008
Application deadline: March 1 (postmarked)
Residency period: 2 – 4 weeks; June through August
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/indu/supportyourpark/air.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers
Application deadline: Febrary 16 (postmarked)
Residency period: June through early September
Number & length of residencies: Five two to three weeks each
For more information: Download this park PDF application.

Joshua Tree National Park
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, video/filmmakers
Application deadline: Accepted year-round
Residency period: October through May
Number & length of residencies: Four to six of four weeks each
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/jotr/supportyourpark/air.htm
Residencies open to: Traditional sculptors working in stone, stone carving instructors
Application deadline: For Summer residency watch for announcement on www.usajobs.opm.gov; between December and early February; Fall residency submit resume postmarked May 1
Residency period: Late May through early October
Number & length of residencies: Two total; Summer residency is 12-16 weeks (paid), Fall residency is one week (unpaid)
Contact: Rhonda Schier at 605-574-3182 MST or rhonda_schier@nps.gov
For additional information, write: Artist-In-Residence Program, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Hwy. 244, Bldg. 31, Suite 1, Keystone, South Dakota USA 57751
Residencies open to: Practicing artists with a portfolio of published, performed, or exhibited works. Applications are accepted from visual artists, writers, musicians, and other creative individuals.
Application deadline: February 1 for spring residencies and July 1 for fall residencies.
Residency period: April/May and September/October.
Number & length of residencies: Two residencies of 4-6 weeks each in two separate areas of the park, for a total of four annual residencies.
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/noca/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence.htm
Contact: Charles Beall at 360-856-5700 x.365, charles_beall@nps.gov, 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Residencies open to: Two & Three dimensional visual artists, photographers, painters, writers, sculptors,poets
Application deadline: March 15 (postmarked)
Residency period: May thru October
Number & Length of residencies: Number varies, each residence up to three weeks
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/pefo/parknews/artist-in-residence.htm
Contact: Scott Williams, Museum Curator at 928-524-6228 MST or scott_williams@nps.gov
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers
Application deadline: December 31 (postmarked)
Residency period: September or October
Number & length of residencies: One of four weeks
Contact: Gregg Bruff at 906-387-2607 EST or gregg_bruff@nps.gov
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/piro/supportyourpark/artistresidence.htm
Rocky Mountain National Park
Residencies open to: Professional Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, video/filmmakers, composers
Application deadline: TBA
Residency period: Early June through late September
Number & length of residencies: Five to eight of two weeks each
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/romo/supportyourpark/artist_in_residence.htm
Contact: Artist-In-Residence Coordinator at 970-586-1206 MST

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site


Residencies open to:
 Sculptors
Application deadline: Varies, call for information
Residency period: June through October
Number & length of residencies: One of 12 to 24 weeks
Contact: Gregory Schwarz at 603-675-2175, ext. 107, EST or gregory_c_schwarz@nps.gov
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/saga/historyculture/artist-in-residence-programs.htm
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, writers, composers
Application deadline: April 15 (postmarked)
Residency period: September – October
Number & length of residencies: Two of three weeks each
Contact: Lisa Myers at 231-326-5134 or lisa_myers@nps.gov
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/slbe/parkmgmt/artistinresidence.htm
Residencies open to: Visual artists (including printmakers & painters), photographers, sculptors, video/filmmakers
Application deadline: January 15, July 15 (postmarked)
Residency period: Year-round
Number & length of residencies: One or two artists at a time for residencies of two to four weeks.
Contact: Constance Evans or Amy Allen at 203-761-9945 EST
For more information: http://www.nps.gov/wefa/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence-program.htm
Residencies open to: Check with park.
Application deadline:
 February
Residency period: March – October
Number & length of residencies: Two to four artists; one to four weeks.
Contact: Whiskeytown.Art@gmail.com
For additional information, write: AIR Coordinator, P.O. Box 188, Whiskeytown, CA 96095
Residencies open to: Two-dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors
Application deadline: July 15 (received)
Residency period: Year-round
Number & length of residencies: Four to ten of up to one month each
For more information: http://www.yosemiterenaissance.org/artists-in-residence.html  
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