residency resources

• Provide time, space, study & networking opportunities for your work.
• Play a critical role in the ongoing development of an artist’s career.
• Can offer exhibition, teaching and/or community outreach opportunities.
• Most offer room/board, technical support & great access to facilities.
• Residencies change people’s lives!


find residencies - united states & the world

Alliance of Artist Communities
• Superb directory of hundreds of residency programs - US & worldwide.
• Search by discipline, state, country, level and needs.
• Great info on selecting a residency, fees & even starting a program.

Res Artis
• Outstanding database to search for international residency programs.
• Over 400 residencies and organizations in over 70 countries.

Trans Artists
• An independent knowledge center on cultural mobility for artists.
• Sends out monthly newsletters with stories, opinions & reviews.

Transcultural Exchange
• Promotes international art through exhibitions, exchanges & education.
• Annual conference & blog listing current international opportunities.

Residency Unlimited
• Provides upcoming deadlines for national and international residency listings.
• Also provides its own customized residency program in NYC

U.S National Parks Residencies
• Interactive map & database of residency programs in U.S National Parks

Beltway Residency Listing
• Database is easy to search by regions of the U.S. & internationally.

MesArt Residency Listing
• Easily search for residency programs in the U.S. state by state.

China Residencies
• Online guide of artist-in-residence programs in China.

AIR_J
• Online database of artist-in-residence programs in Japan.


risd residency resources

RISDGRANTS - Grant & Residency Resources - Online Career Library
• 500+ listings of grants, residencies, fellowships, scholarships & awards.
• Search by discipline, social change, emerging artist, travel & other tags.

Seeking Grants & Residencies - Handout


residency articles & advice

Choosing the Right Residency for You

How to Apply for Artist Residencies, Grants, and More

Emerging Artists: Top 10 Residency Programs

20 Adventurous & Offbeat Artist Residencies