Residency Deadlines for December and January

Below is a list of residency programs and special opportunities with January/February deadlines. You can find information on hundreds of programs as well as tips for researching and applying for residencies at:

Last chance deadlines (next two weeks):

  • Playa (Summer Lake, OR) is now accepting applications for Spring (Extended) 2014 Fellowship Residencies, running from April 21-June 13, 2014. Artists, writers, natural scientists, naturalists, and others engaged in creative or interdisciplinary work are encouraged to apply. Fellowship Residencies include housing, work or studio space, and one group dinner a week at no cost. Read more. Deadline: Dec 30

  • Sculpture Space (Utica, NY) is located in the former Utica Steam Engine and Boilerworks plant. Sculpture Space artists-in-residence receive a $2,000 stipend, shared housing/studio space, equipment, technical assistance, and specialized resources. Read more. Deadline: Dec 31

We have added the following opportunities to the database this month:

  • Cow House Studios Visiting Artist Program (Wexford, Ireland) Visiting artists are invited to live and work at Cow House Studios for ten weeks each summer. Artists teach and facilitate the Studio’s teen program: Art on the Farm. Positions are unpaid but provide a fantastic opportunity to travel to Ireland, live on a working family farm, work with young people, and make work in a unique environment. All expenses, including room, board and travel are covered for the duration of the program. Deadline: Jan 10
  • Santa Fe Art Institute (Santa Fe, NM) is now accepting applications for their first thematic residency focusing on food justice.  SFAI invites creative minds to come together and examine the territory of food justice. Together we will ask: How can we use diverse creative practices to confront inherent social, cultural and economic problems in our food system? How can we bring together insights from creative fields, environmental sciences, sustainable agriculture, critical theory, and food studies to have a local, national and international impact? Read more. Deadline: Jan 15
  • The Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) Spring Program (Alberta, Canada) in Visual Arts provides time and space for individuals and groups to create new works, research innovative ideas, and experiment with different techniques and modes of production. Participants are provided with an individual studio accessible 24-hours a day, as well as use of Visual Arts facilities including printmaking, papermaking,, sculpture, and photography.Read more. Deadline: Jan 8

And don’t forget, many programs accept applications throughout the year – including:

  • Green Olive Arts an international art studio and urban art residency in Tetouan, Morocco. Open to artists at all levels and of all disciplines, Green Olive Arts offers fully equipped production spaces, and opportunities for interaction and collaboration with other local and international artists. Spouses and children of artists welcome for full stay.
  • Norfolk Writers’ and Artists Retreat (Norfolk, CT) A writers and artists retreat on the village green in the Litchfield Hills – listed in the National Registry of Historic Houses with a tradition of hospitality as a former inn.
  • Residence@95 (Providence, RI) at AS220 showcases diverse performance in New England by offering a 90-seat black box theatre to artists who wish to explore, create, and present exclusively new, original, or seldom-produced theatrical works. Dancers, solo artists, hybrid performance-makers, theatre companies, performance collectives, and anyone who needs space and time to put their work in front of an audience is welcome to apply.

See all programs with ongoing deadlines here!


The Corporation of Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, New York United States)


Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts & Saltonstall Arts Colony (Ithaca, New York United States)


Bakehouse Art Complex (Miami, Florida United States)


The Banff Centre: Leighton Artists’ Colony (Banff, Alberta Canada)


Cow House Studios (Rathnure, Wexford Ireland)

Elsewhere (Greensboro, North Carolina United States)


The Camargo Foundation Fellowships (Cassis, France)


Bogliasco Foundation (Bogliasco, Italy)

James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence Program (Stonington, Connecticut United States)

Jentel Artist Residency Program (Banner, Wyoming United States)

Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, Washington United States)

Ragdale Foundation (Lake Forest, Illinois United States)

Santa Fe Art Institute (Santa Fe, New Mexico United States)

Siena Art Institute: Summer Residency Program (Siena, Siena Italy)

The Arctic Circle (The Arctic Circle, Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences (Rabun Gap, Georgia United States)

The MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, New Hampshire United States)

The Rensing Center (Pickens, South Carolina United States)

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) (Amherst, Virginia United States)

Weir Farm Art Center (Wilton, Connecticut United States)

Wildacres Retreat (Little Switzerland, North Carolina United States)


360 Xochi Quetzal (Chapala, Jalisco Mexico)


Lower Manhattan Cultural Council / Workspace (New York, New York United States)


Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (Red Wing, Minnesota United States)

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (Gatlinburg, Tennessee United States)

Baer Art Center (Höfdaströnd, Iceland)

Fine Arts Work Center (Provincetown, Massachusetts United States)

Omi International Arts Center (Art Omi) (Ghent, New York United States)

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture (Skowhegan, Maine United States)


Atlantic Center for the Arts Master-in-Residence (New Smyrna Beach, Florida United States)


Anderson Ranch Arts Center (Snowmass Village, Colorado United States)

Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, Vermont United States)

Wormfarm Institute (Reedsburg, Wisconsin United States)


The Horned Dorset Colony (Leonardsville, New York United States)


Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha, Nebraska United States)


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