Below is a list of residency programs and special opportunities with upcoming deadlines. You can find information on hundreds of programs as well as tips for researching, applying for, and funding your residency at:

The following deadlines are quickly approaching:

  • NEW PROGRAM: Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat (Skagway, Alaska – United States) has three restored homestead cabins available for summer residencies for writers, visual artists or acoustic musicians. Set on the edge of Southeast Alaskan wilderness, the residency is nestled in the peaceful mountains outside of Skagway, Alaska. Writers have the chance to participate in North Words Writers Symposium. Minimal fee. Deadline: Feb 15 read more ]
  • The Grant Wood Art Colony at University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa - United States) provides three, one-year, post-MFA/post-doctoral Fellowships in Painting, Printmaking, and Interdisciplinary Performance. In 2016 the Performance fellow will be in Dance. Fellows teach courses, engage Iowans, and pursue their artistic endeavors. A teaching salary, benefits and studio are provided. Deadline: Feb 15read more ]
  • NEW PROGRAM: Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm(Jefferson, Maine – United States) will launch a residency for Maine-based visual artists in the summer of 2016. The program aims to connect the creative world of farming and art making. Rolling Acres Farm sits on 130 acres on scenic Damariscotta Lake in central Maine. Stipend and private lodging provided. Deadline: Mar 1  read more ]
  • NEW PROGRAM: North Mountain Residency (Shanghai, West Virginia - United States) supports artists working in visual mediums, performance, text, research forms, and sound. Three-week summer residencies set in Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia with private studio and 400 acres of orchards and woodlands to roam. Minimal fee. Deadline: Mar 1 [ read more ]
  • Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild (Woodstock, New York – United States) provides visual artists, writers and composers uninterrupted time and creative space within the serene natural setting of the historic Byrdcliffe Art Colony. Byrdcliffe offers the unique experience of living amid the natural beauty of 250 acres of protected fields and woodland while being surrounded by a community of creative people of all ages and backgrounds. Deadline:Mar 1 read more ]
  • Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center (Mancos, Colorado – United States) is a unique property, offering one-week residencies in the high, alpine desert of the Four Corners Region. Writers come to put the finishing touches on novels, musicians practice, compose and rehearse, visual artists paint, draw, and photograph, but most of all Willowtail offers a quieter space to inspire, to create, and to reflect. Deadline:Mar 15  read more ]
  • Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program (Roswell, New Mexico - United States) offers fully-funded one-year residencies for visual artists. Artists are provided with a house and studio on the 40 acre property, as well as a living stipend. Families welcome. Deadline: Mar 15 [ read more ]

Find the full list of upcoming residency  deadlines below. Happy searching!

Grin City CollectiveFebruary 10    Ginnell, IA

CampWonderWander @ Sarasvati Design InstituteFebruary 13near Hohenwald and Waynesboro,  TN

ElsewhereFebruary 13Greensboro, NC

A Studio in the WoodsFebruary 15New Orleans, LA

Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists RetreatFebruary 15Skagway, AK

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesFebruary 15Red Wing, MN

Anderson Ranch Arts CenterFebruary 15Snowmass Village, CO

Dora Maar HouseFebruary 15Menerbes, U84 France

Grant Wood Art ColonyFebruary 15Iowa City , IA

Mineral SchoolFebruary 15Mineral, WA

Ragdale FoundationFebruary 15Lake Forest, IL

Vermont Studio CenterFebruary 15Johnson, VT

Wormfarm InstituteFebruary 15Reedsburg, WI

The Horned Dorset ColonyFebruary 17Leonardsville, NY

Boston Center For the ArtsFebruary 21Boston, MA

Herbert Hoover National Historical SiteFebruary 29West Branch, IA

TRANSITFebruary 29Chicago [*and other locations not in IL], IL

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesMarch 01Red Wing, MN

Art FarmMarch 01Marquette, NE


Celebration Barn Theater Show Incubation ResidenciesMarch 01South Paris, ME

Green Olive ArtsMarch 01Tetouan  Morocco

Haystack's Open Studio ResidencyMarch 01Deer Isle, ME

Houston Center for Contemporary CraftMarch 01Houston, TX

Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres FarmMarch 01Jefferson, ME

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the ArtsMarch 01  Nebraska City, NE

La Napoule Art FoundationMarch 01La Napoule  France

North Mountain ResidencyMarch 01Shanghai, WV

PlayaMarch 01Summer Lake, OR

Surel's PlaceMarch 01Boise, ID

The Millay Colony for the ArtsMarch 01Austerlitz, NY

The Steel YardMarch 01Providence, RI

Ucross Foundation Residency ProgramMarch 01Ucross, WY

Woodstock Byrdcliffe GuildMarch 01Woodstock, NY

Edward F. Albee FoundationMarch 02Montauk, NY

ArtHubMarch 15Kingman, AZ

BAU Institute-Camargo Fellowship ResidencyMarch 15Cassis  France

Brush Creek Foundation for the ArtsMarch 15Saratoga, WY

Drop Forge and ToolMarch 15Hudson, NY

Goetemann Artist ResidencyMarch 15Gloucester, MA

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist ResidencyMarch 15Joshua Tree, CA

Kala Art InstituteMarch 15Berkeley, CA

Roswell Artist-in-Residence ProgramMarch 15Roswell, NM

Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education CenterMarch 15Mancos, CO

Djerassi Resident Artists ProgramMarch 16Woodside, CA

Soaring Gardens Artists RetreatMarch 16Laceyville, PA

Project 387March 18Gualala, CA

Le CouveNtMarch 21Auzits  France

Artspace Regional Emerging Artist ResidencyMarch 30Raleigh, NC

Golden Apple Art ResidencyMarch 31Harrington, ME

Le CouveNtMarch 31Auzits  France

The Horned Dorset ColonyMarch 31Leonardsville, NY


The following programs have ongoing deadlines:

18th Street Arts Center Ongoing           Santa Monica, CA

ACREOngoingSteuben, WI

Appalachian Center for CraftOngoingSmithville, TN


Artworks LovelandOngoingLoveland, CO

Centre d'Art i NaturaOngoingFarrera  Spain

Chinquapin Center for the ArtsOngoingGrants Pass, OR

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational CenterOngoingNew York, NY

Curaumilla Arts CenterOngoingCuraumilla  Chile

Cykaida Arts Center (CAC)OngoingHastings, NE

Made in Wickenburg Residency | Del E. Webb CenterOngoingWickenburg, AZ

Grünewald GuildOngoingLeavenworth, WA

Hypatia-in-the-WoodsOngoingShelton, WA

La Porte Peinte Centre pour les ArtsOngoingNoyers sur Serein France

Le CouveNtOngoingAuzits France

Lijiang StudioOngoingLijiang Old Town, 53 China

McColl Center for Art + InnovationOngoingCharlotte, NC

Millers Falls Arts BridgeOngoingMillers Falls, MA

Mount Tremper ArtsOngoingMount Tremper, NY

Nantucket Island School of Design and the ArtsOngoingNantucket, MA

ODYSSEYS Costa RicaOngoingSan Ramón, AL  Costa Rica

Osage Arts CommunityOngoingBelle, MO

Palazzo Rinaldi Artists' ResidencyOngoingNoepoli (PZ), Italy

Red Gate ResidencyOngoingBeijing  China

Residency@95OngoingProvidence, RI

Sachaqa Centro De ArteOngoing         San Roque De Cumbaza, SM  Peru

Thamgidi Foundation Guest StudioOngoingArnhem, GE  Netherlands

The Skopelos Foundation for the ArtsOngoingSkopelos  Greece

The Writers' Colony at Dairy HollowOngoingEureka Springs, AR

AIR Studio PaducahOngoingPaducah, KY

Bordeneuve RetreatOngoingBetchat  France

AIR Studio PaducahOngoingPaducah, KY

Centre d’art marnay art centre (CAMAC)OngoingMarnay sur Seine France

AZULEOngoingHot Springs , NC

Taipei Artist VillageOngoingTaipei  Taiwan

AHHA Visual Art Residency | Hardesty Arts CenterOngoingTulsa, OK

Green Olive ArtsOngoingTetouan  Morocco

LaboratoryOngoingSpokane, WA

Art Kibbutz Summer ResidencyOngoingNew York, NY

Rensing CenterOngoingPickens, SC

The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the ArtsOngoingNew Berlin, NY

Vermont Studio CenterOngoingJohnson, VT

MMCA Residency | ChangdongOngoingSeoul  South Korea

Thurber House | Children's Writer-in-ResidenceOngoingColumbus, OH

Bamboo Curtain StudioOngoingNew Taipei City  Taiwan

Incheon Art PlatformOngoingIncheon  South Korea

Chulitna Lodge Wilderness RetreatOngoingLake Clark National Park, AK

Bloedel Reserve Creative ResidencyOngoingBainbridge Island, WA

ARTErra rural artistic residencyOngoingTondela  Portugal

Sarasvati Design InstituteOngoingWaynesboro, TN

Drop Forge and ToolOngoing         Hudson, NY

Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artists in-ResidenceOngoingNew Smyrna Beach, FL

'aceOngoingBuenos Aires  Argentina

Montello FoundationOngoingMontello, NV

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesOngoingRed Wing, MN

Bakehouse Art ComplexOngoingMiami, FL

Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists RetreatOngoingSkagway, AK

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesOngoingRed Wing, MN

Dora Maar HouseOngoingMenerbes, U84  France

Grant Wood Art ColonyOngoingIowa City , IA

Vermont Studio CenterOngoingJohnson, VT

Wormfarm InstituteOngoingReedsburg, WI

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesOngoingRed Wing, MN

PlayaOngoingSummer Lake, OR

The Millay Colony for the ArtsOngoingAusterlitz, NY

The Steel YardOngoingProvidence, RI

Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education CenterOngoingMancos, CO

ArtHubOngoingKingman, AZ

Lawrence Arts CenterOngoingLawrence , KS

Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artists in-ResidenceOngoingNew Smyrna Beach, FL

Rensing CenterOngoingPickens, SC

United States

Light Work | Artist-in-Residence (AIR) ProgramOngoingSyracuse, NY

Island Institute Resident Fellows ProgramOngoing   Sitka, AK


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