Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: naomi@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.


Call for Applicants: Art Gallery Artist in Residence Program at Rowan University: 2/25

The residency program in the Department of Art at Rowan University supports the artistic development of professional artists while advancing creative and artistic excellence within the Rowan community. The Artist in Residence Program complements this mission by providing students with an opportunity to observe an artist at work and to engage in dialogue with the artist through talks, demonstrations, and open studio visits. Rowan University Art Gallery works with the Department of Art to expand opportunities for artists to engage with the Rowan community by offering exhibition and programming opportunities to visiting artists. Applicants must reside in North America and must be a professional artist with an MFA. To apply, click here.

Deadline: February 25, 2018

For more information, click here.

Call for Entry: Artist Residency in Upstate NY: 2/28

Main Street Arts is accepting applications for the second quarter of our 2018 residency program!

Artists in residence will have 24-hour access to a large studio on our second floor, the option to show work in the gallery, and the opportunity to teach paid workshops. Facilities include 200 sq. ft. studio spaces, an electric kiln, potters wheel, etching press, and more. The Main Street Arts residency program is open to emerging and established artists.

As a contemporary art gallery in Clifton Springs, we are uniquely situated in Upstate New York. We offer access to galleries, museums, and art communities in nearby Rochester and Syracuse while providing quiet time and space to focus on your artistic practice.

Apply by February 28, 2018 for a one or two month residency in April, May or June 2018. There are four application deadlines per year: November 30, February 28, May 31 and August 31.

For more information, click here
To apply, click here

Creative Alliance Residency Program: 3/3

Creative Alliance is accepting applications for its live/work studio Residency Program beginning in Summer 2017. This program is open to artists of all media who would like to deepen their practice in a supportive, dynamic environment, and interact with colleagues who thrive in a lively cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary live/work environment.

The Residency Program provides a highly visible, intense and creative environment for the production of artwork in all media. Attracting artists from around Baltimore, nationally, and internationally, the program is located on the second floor of The Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, Baltimore’s most diverse neighborhoods. A rarity in the field of artist residencies, Creative Alliance’s long-term program has a lease commitment from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 3 years. The Residency Program accommodates eight resident artists or artist groups, one in each of the studios. It is intended for emerging artists and more accomplished artists whose goal is to invigorate their work in an intensive creative atmosphere. Artists are encouraged (but not required) to use the studios as their primary residence. With the support of the Creative Alliance staff, resident artists will be at the center of the Baltimore art scene, with a wealth of community contacts and professional resources at their fingertips. Resident Artists are also afforded special opportunities through Creative Alliance’s robust programming.


$15 fee to Creative Alliance

Timeline for Deadlines:

Sat, Mar 3 - Deadline for receipt of all materials by 7pm

July 1, 2018 - New leases begin / Move-in

For more information, click here

Call For Applications: ACRE Summer Artist Residency Program: 3/4

The ACRE Residency Program takes place every summer in rural Southwest Wisconsin. Developed as a means to support emerging visual artists, sound artists, musicians, performers, writers and curators, the program provides artists with the opportunity to expand upon their individual practices as well as take part in optional programming within a collaborative community. ACRE’s 14-day residencies host 25-30 residents at a time. Additionally, visiting artists are invited to conduct studio visits and present lectures, discussions, and workshops. 

Application Fees:

January 13th-February 26th: $35

February 27th-March 4th: $50

Deadline: March 4th

Any questions specific to the application can be directed to application@acreresidency.org

For more information, click here.

Call For Residents Arts Organization: 3/9

The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is seeking a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization to work in residence at the Howard County Center for the Arts (HCCA) in Ellicott City, MD. Proposals from organizations in all arts disciplines will be considered. General benefits of HCCA residency include private studio/office space, 24-hour access to designated space, physical mailing address and mailbox at HCCA, affordable monthly rental rate, and location in a vibrant community arts center. Residents also receive a reduced rate and priority consideration for renting other spaces in the Center including the dance studio, black box theatre, conference room, and classrooms.

Deadline: March 9, 2018

For more information, click here

Connect Curatorial Residency: 3/16

CONNECT is a three month residency supporting innovative curatorial practices while linking curators to Roots & Culture's community of artists and audiences. This year we are announcing two changes to the eligibility of candidates for our CONNECT program: CONNECT now solely serves women of color curators- to contribute to a realignment of equity in the art world. The residency is exhibition-based.

Applicants will submit a proposal for a single exhibition that they will be responsible for organizing at the gallery, that will open at the end of the second month of their residency. Roots & Culture will provide on site housing, a monthly stipend of $200, and a shipping budget of $500 to the successful applicant. Local curators can opt out of the on-site accommodations.

To apply: Submit a 300 word exhibition proposal, a current CV, 15 images and/or up to 3 two minute video excerpts of works representative of the proposed show. Please send materials organized into folders, zip files, or via a third party download/ hosting site. Google Drive is a preferable option. There is a $10 submission fee per proposal, payable by check or Paypal. Mailing address is 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642. The residency will take place June 9th through August 25th, 2018. The opening date of the exhibition will be July 28th. The successful applicant will be expected to give a presentation about their work at a time TBD and host gallery hours on Saturday afternoons for the duration of their show. As an additional component of the residency, the curator will be expected to visit the studios of 15 artists working in the Chicago area throughout the three month time. Roots & Culture will assist the curator with arrangements for the studio visits. These studio visits are meant to connect our community of artists with the prospective curator. There is no expectation for the curator to program these artists in their exhibition. The proposal should reflect a fully formed exhibition with artists that the curator is already familiar with. After the acceptance date of the proposal, limited modification of the details of the exhibition will be allowed.

Send all materials to rootsandc@gmail.com


Residency dates: June 9 through August 25, 2018

Decisions announce: April 6, 2018

Deadline: March 16, 2018 (5PM)

Call for Entry: Artist in Residence Program: 3/19

The Artist-In-Residence Program (AIR) is an exciting new addition to the Department of Visual Arts and Design in Montgomery College. The AIR program is designed to support and enhance the artistic and educational environment within The Morris and Gwendolyn Foundation Arts Center. During their residency professional working artists will be provided personal studio space to carry out their own studio practice. Resident artists will augment the academic programs through interaction with the school community in various activities including demonstrations, workshops, and lectures. The AIR program provides artists with studio space for up to one semester in duration. Studios provided are highly visible and placed in an interactive academic setting. To maximize interaction with academic programs, residency dates will align with the academic calendar. Applications are reviewed once yearly in the spring for residencies during the upcoming academic year. To apply, please complete the application as instructed. Applications for residencies during the 2018–2019 academic year are due March 19, 2018. If you have questions about the program or application procedure not addressed in these materials, please email Katherine Knight, katherine.knight@montgomerycollege.edu.

Deadline: March 19, 2018

For more information, click here.

Women's Studio Workshop: Chili Bowl Workspace Residency: 4/1

The Chili Bowl Workspace Residency is a four- to six-week opportunity for functional ceramicists who want to participate in WSW’s (Women's Studio Workshop) biggest community event of the year while also creating their own work in our supportive and immersive environment. We invite applications from artists in any stage of their careers and aim to provide artists with the time and space to live and work creatively.

Each February, WSW sells over 900 bowls, mugs, and tumblers at our Chili Bowl Fiesta. Attendees can fill their new wares with chili donated by over 20 area restaurants. The vessels are made and decorated throughout the year by visiting artists, staff, interns, local potters, and our weekly clay study group. Funds raised at the Fiesta support WSW’s ceramics department.

While the workspace residencies are highly subsidized (the actual cost is $5,000/month), awardees pay $100/week and make 50 glazed or 100 bisqued bowls in exchange for on-campus housing and 24/7 studio access. Additionally, artists receive a thorough studio orientation. Artists are expected to work independently, although studio staff is always available to provide assistance. Deep technical assistance can be arranged for an additional fee. Artists are required to provide the expendable materials for their own project and can use studio materials for the Chili Bowl vessels. 

DEADLINE: April 1st, 2018

For more information, click here. 

Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency: 4/1

Women's Studio Workshop, Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency (Four weeks) 

Artists can work on their own projects in one or more of our studios. In addition to creating your own work, you will lead silkscreen, intaglio, or papermaking workshops with local students in our Hands-on Art program. Artists with teaching experience are encouraged to apply. 

Deadline: April 1

For more information, click here

Studio Workshop Residency: 4/1

Women's Studio Workshop, Studio Workspace Residency (Four to six weeks) 

Professional and emerging artists in all stages of their careers are welcome to fully immerse themselves in a supported, creative lifestyle for an uninterrupted period of time away from daily stresses. This highly subsidized residency applies to any of Women's Studio Workshop's studios. 

Deadline: April 1 

For more information, click here

Chili Bowl Workspace Residency: 4/1

Women's Studio Workshop, Chili Bowl Workspace Residency Four to six weeks 

Create work for Women's Studio Workshop's largest community fundraiser: the Annual Chili Bowl Fiesta! In exchange for the time and space to complete personal projects, artists make 50 glazed or 100 bisqued bowls for the event. Join our close-knit, collaborative clay community of staff and volunteers. 

Deadline: April 1 

For more information, click here!

Residency: 360 Xochi Quetzal 2018 (Ongoing)

360 Xochi Quetzal is a one-month artist and writer residency in Chapala, Jalisco,Mexico.

You are responsible for your travel to and from Mexico.

Studio Space and Equipment: Work tables, wall space, desks, easel, kiln & wifi is available to residents.

Eligibility: National & International visual artists, photographers, dancers, writers, playwrights, new media makers & musicians over the age of 23

Application fee: $39,  Applications must be submitted through the CAFE website HERE

More information and guidelines about the residency can be found here

Studio Residency in Malmö: 6/30

Women's Woekshop Studio, Studio Residency in Malmö, Sweden (Four weeks) 

This residency offers the opportunity to work in printmaking and sculpture workshops. Housing is provided in the building’s sculpture studio section; artist pays for travel costs, food, and materials. 

Deadline: June 30 

For more information, click here

Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency in Diemelstadt-Rhoden, German: 6/30

Women's Workshop Studio, Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency in Diemelstadt-Rhoden, Germany (Four weeks)

Artists may create work with the onsite letterpress studio or etching press. Accommodation is free of charge; the resident pays for travel costs, food, and materials. 

Deadline: June 30

For more information, click here


SomoS Art House Berlin Residency: Ongoing

Artist in Residence Opportunity at SomoS Art House Berlin program is accepting applications for Berlin artist residency and exhibition program. Rolling Applications open now. SOMOS AIR SomoS’ Artist-in-Residence Program offers cultivated, supportive, and stimulating surroundings to international visiting artists wishing to realize an artistic project in Berlin. The minimum 3 month residency is focused on production, experience, critical discourse, networking, and local participation.

The SomoS residency program is designed for artists working in disciplines such as drawing, collage, photography, media-art, performance, and film/video. Staying at SomoS, participants will become a part of a thriving artistic community with an active exhibition and event program and will easily and swiftly become well-acquainted with the creative, networked city that is Berlin. 

At the end of the residency, SomoS organizes a presentation of residents' recent work in a suitable public format. These can include lectures, discussions, screenings, readings, or exhibitions. During this process artists receive support on the various aspects of the presentation (including PR, artist's talks, interviews, exhibition texts, invitations, and public reception).

Up to six live/work studios are available for artists-in-residence at SomoS Art House. Residents stay for three months each on a rolling monthly basis so that they can benefit from overlapping with other artists and to have the chance for more individual feedback.

contact somos@somos-arts.org or visit their website for more information and to apply.

Call For Entries: 360 Xochi Quetzal 2018 Fiber Residency in Mexico: 7/29

The 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is seeking international fiber artists working in all fiber media, as well as writers working on fiber-related projects and musicians/composers whose focus is stringed instruments.

The residency is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in the country where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. 

The residency will take place from December 15, 2018 to January 14, 2019.

Application Fee: $39

Deadline: July 29th.

Application must be submitted through the CAFE website: www.callforentry.org

Email entries are NOT accepted.

For more information, click here.


La Macina di San Cresci Residency: Ongoing

Find inspiration in the timeless Tuscan countryside! La Macina di San Cresci residency provides a space for artists to live and work in the shadow of the oldest church in all of Chianti, built in the 10th century, painstakingly restored by two lifelong art lovers skilled in design and architecture.

La Macina di San Cresci overlooks the classic Tuscan town of Greve in Chianti and is located just a short drive from Florence and Siena. La Macina di San Cresci is a unique place where artists can live and work together in historic buildings surrounded by gorgeous hillsides dotted with vineyards and olive groves.

La Macina operates year round and accepts residency applications on a rolling basis.

We actively promote the work of all our artists through exhibition, open studios, and features on our website and social media. We also publish a yearbook called “The Artistic Time” in order to share the work of all our resident artists with our network.

Partners and families are welcome!

Apply now, free of charge, here.

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program: Ongoing

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program
Deadline: Ongoing

Opportunity for UK and international artists working in any artistic discipline to apply for a new visiting artists/writers residency programme in Corris, Machynlleth, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor is now accepting applications from artists and writers for a new residency opportunity in Corris, Machynlleth, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor has two visual artists and one writer residency space available. You can enjoy the experience of working in a regional studio community in the beautiful surroundings of the Snowdonia National Park.

Each residency is from one to eight weeks weeks. Applications are accepted an any time.

For full details and how to apply please visit their website or email stiwdioemaelor@gmail.com.

Light Work Artist in Residence: Ongoing

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP. Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $4,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and 24-hour access to our facility.

While submissions are open throughout the year, the main selection committee review is in late summer for early fall notifications (by October). Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 for 2018 residencies. Applicants will receive an e-mail from SlideRoom confirming that we have received an application. Selected artists will be notified when the committee has finished reviews during the fall proceeding the residency year. 

All artists working in photography and related media are eligible to apply to the Light Work Artist-in-Residence program.

For more informations and for details about the application process visit their website


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