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Artist Residencies and Fellowships

Listing of recommended artist residencies and artist fellowships. Updated monthly.  

​Resources for visual artists. Resources include grant opportunities for artists, fellowships, artist studios, vending and market opportunities, art fairs, and more.  The mission of this resource guide is to serve and support artists in the West Michigan area with tools to elevate their careers.

South America In Winter - Slow Down Time Non Toxic Printmaking 


During winter in the southern hemisphere it’s time to slow down. Looking out in the morning, seeing the hills covered in a delicate white layer that stretches to a perfectly drawn line dividing the world, signifies that it’s time to stay cozy indoors and find inspiration in the studio where fresh ideas and projects will blossom.

Set amidst forested hills and ever-changing mountain hues, our artist-in-residence programs offer a supportive space for printmakers worldwide. Immerse yourself in a setting that evolves with the seasons, where technical guidance and professional facilities await. Join us for short residencies spanning one to two weeks in June, July, or August at Villa los Coihues near Lake Gutiérrez.

One week residency program fee is $150 USD with accommodation and 24hs access to the studio. Each extra day is $30 USD. If you come with a partner you pay $200 USD for both.

Applications Due: May 25th, 2024. 

Headlands Center for the Arts AIR


The Artist in Residence (AIR) program awards fully sponsored residencies to approximately 50 local, national, and international artists each year. Residencies of four to ten weeks include studio space, chef-prepared meals, housing, travel and living expenses. AIRs become part of a dynamic community of artists participating in Headlands’ other programs, allowing for exchange and collaborative relationships to develop within the artist community on campus. Artists selected for this program are at all career stages and work in all media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music, interdisciplinary, social practice, arts professions, and architecture.

Application Fee: $35

Applications Due: June 10th, 2024. 


Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency 2025

The Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency (EMAR) program by Collar Works is designed to provide emerging, underrepresented, and established artists an immersive, supportive, productive, and communal atmosphere for art-making and dialogue on a bucolic 77-acre farm in Granville, NY. The summer residency offers 2 and 4-week residencies for individual artists and 1-week residencies for families. Accepted artists will receive a $250 stipend to be used at their own discretion towards travel, materials, or other associated costs related to this opportunity. 

Application Fee: N/A until July 15th, 2024.

Applications Due: September 1st, 2024, 11:59PM. 

Longhaven Artist Residency 


Loghaven Artist Residency’s mission is to serve artists by providing them with a transformative residency experience and continued post-residency support. The residency is located on ninety acres of woodland in Knoxville, Tennessee. Artists live in five historic log cabins that have been both rehabilitated and modernized to create an ideal setting for reflection and work, and they have access to new, purpose-built studio space. All Loghaven Fellows are awarded stipends to support the creation of new work during the residency.


Application Fee: $20

Applications Due: June 15th, 2024.

ACT Art Programs Intern 


The Art Programs Intern will have the opportunity to assist ACT’s Program staff with all facets of youth and adult programming: art project planning, heading up one-time events, setting up and cleaning up the studio, assisting the teaching artist, working with students, guiding volunteers and potentially overseeing a weekly art class 10-25 hours/week.  



Duties & Educational Opportunities 


  • Program assistance and oversight, including prepping materials, heavy lifting, setting up the studio, tearing down of materials and studio furniture, project/lesson creation

  • Contribute content to social media platforms and ideas for promotional materials to promote events

  • Participate in the recruitment of volunteers to support events and event preparations.

  • Office administrative assistance

  • Reports to: Program Coordinator or Program Director



Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a complete intern application form to: program@artistscreatingtogether.orgThis opportunity is unpaid. Academic credit available.




ACT Art Apprentice Intern


The Art Apprentice Intern will have the opportunity to assist with all facets of ACT’s Art Apprentices class. ACT’s Art Apprentice class provides inclusive visual art opportunities for transition-aged students with disabilities (ages 18-26) interested in developing a portfolio of artwork, exhibiting, and selling their work. The Art Apprentice Intern will support the teaching artist and students in weekly classes, help students prepare portfolios, artist statements, and bios, and assist with administrative duties related to the Art Apprentice’s exhibits and sales 10-25 hours/week.



Duties & Educational Opportunities 


  • Program assistance and oversight, including prepping materials, setting up the studio, tearing down materials, and studio furniture

  • Contribute content to social media platforms and ideas for promotional materials.

  • Participate in the recruitment of volunteers to support events and event preparations.

  • Office administrative assistance

  • Reports to: Program Coordinator


Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a complete intern application form to: program@artistscreatingtogether.orgThis opportunity is unpaid. Academic credit available.

Community Engagement Fellow - Museum of Contemporary Photography (Part-Time)

Reporting to the Manager of Marketing and Community Engagement, the Community Engagement Fellow will primarily provide support for the Museum of Contemporary Photography’s 2024 exhibition Prospetto a Mare (exhibition (Sept. 5-Dec. 22, 2024), featuring new work by Eritrean artist Dawit L. Petros. As this exhibition posits links between colonialization, migrations, and modernism in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Italy, and North America, the Community Engagement Fellow will be tasked with visioning and bringing into fruition a parallel community-centered program that works with members of these communities in Chicago. Foregrounded in the MoCP’s mission to cultivate a deeper understanding of the artistic, cultural and political roles of photography in our world today, the Community Engagement Fellow will be a convener of art, ideas, and activism across Chicago’s diverse communities. In addition to driving the specific community engagement efforts related to Prospetto a Mare, the Community Engagement Fellow will also realize other projects with partner organizations throughout their term at the MoCP.  

This is a grant-funded part-time position (approximately 12 hours per week), continued employment is contingent upon the availability of funding and/or program needs.

Application due date N/A.

Organizations that have regular Artist in Residence Programs available: 

Good Hart Artist in Residency Program: The Good Hart Artist Residency located in Good Hart, Michigan offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists, writers, and composers/songwriters. The residency provides full room and board including a newly completed residency building with a 24-foot x 14-foot detached studio, a fully stocked kitchen with several meals provided by host family each week, a $500.00 stipend, and quiet, natural surroundings to concentrate on creative work. The resident artist is housed in a rural area within walking distance of Lake Michigan and the village of Good Hart, along the “Tunnel of Trees,” a Scenic Heritage Route. The Good Hart Artist Residency offers a solitary experience by hosting one resident at a time.

Lakeside Inn Artist in Residence Program:  Selected artists will participate for a two-week period (three weeks for ceramic artists) based on their proposals, expressive medium, and past body of work. Residents stay in the residency apartment located behind the inn, and also have 24/7 access to the clay studio on the main level or artist  studio on the second level. WiFi is available for the studios and the apartment.  

Mackinaw State Historic Park: 

The Mackinac State Historic Parks Artist-In-Residence Program is designed to promote and encourage the creation of artistic works inspired by the history, natural wonders, and beauty of Mackinac Island. The residencies are available to artists in all mediums, including writers, composers, sculptures, and visual artists including photographers, among others.


The 2 and 3 week residencies are available beginning in early June and continuing through early October.

Ox-Bow: We’ve reimagined our residency programs to explore different approaches to serving artists. Below you will find a number of new models, each with a unique take on how artists come together in community to share, build new skills, dive into critical conversations, and spend focused time on making. 

Popps Studio and Emporium Residencies: For emerging, mid-career, and established visual artists with a studio based practice who are interested in an immersive experience in Detroit and Hamtramck.

Red Bull Arts Detroit Artist Residency: The Artist Residency program is central to Red Bull Arts Detroit. We’re committed to providing artists the space, time, and resources necessary to push their practices forward by offering a two-month residency at our facilities in Detroit. We provide housing, studio space, an $8,000 stipend, a $2,000 budget for production of work during the residency, and access to the local arts community through studio visits, exhibition tours, and personal connections. The Residency is designed for artists at all stages of their careers interested in experimenting with new techniques, developing new work, or focusing on research.

Red Bull Arts Detroit Curatorial Fellowship: Red Bull Arts Detroit is committed to holistically supporting the arts locally and nationally. As such, we seek to provide alternative exhibition platforms to the vast network of independent curators who offer new ways of seeing, understanding, and experiencing artists and their works. The program creates an opportunity for a curator to realize an exhibition concept and bring it to the public in Detroit. The selected curator will demonstrate in their proposal a level of engagement and thoughtfulness about how their exhibition engages with the local city and community, and why it should take place in Detroit. Red Bull Arts Detroit will support the curator in the execution of the exhibition and it’s public programming. 

Sleeping Bear Dunes Artist in Residence: 

The Artist-In-Residence program is open to professional American writers, composers and visual artists, including photographers, whose work can be influenced and enhanced by this superb Michigan scene. It provides resident artists the opportunity to capture the moods of Sleeping Bear Dunes in their particular medium. The program provides rent-free use of a park house located in the vicinity of the village of Empire (no pets). You may also choose to stay in a campsite in one of the developed mainland campgrounds.

Two 3-week residencies are available during September and October. 


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