All Disciplines External Residency

Martin House Creative Residency Program

Deadline: March 31, 2023 12:00 am

Source: Martin House

Description: The Martin House Creative Residency Program is a newly established project-based residency that provides creative individuals a designated time and space to develop new works of the imagination inspired by one of the great examples of 20th century architecture. Applications are accepted in two categories: Artists (supporting the development and presentation of creative works); and Researchers (providing opportunities for writers, researchers, scholars, critics, and cultural theorists to publish texts or produce projects in various fields, specifically as they related to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Martin House). Subjects of inquiry may relate to architecture, art, art history, landscape, building and design, social history, state and local history, issues of gender, race and class, modernism, urbanism, housing and gentrification, for example. 

Award: 2-4 week residency; $5,000 stipend; travel expenses up to $1,000 will be provided to residents from outside the Buffalo-Niagara region; residents will have access to Martin House collections and other local research resources.

Eligibility: Individuals in all stages of their creative practice may submit proposals from the following arts and humanities disciplines, including but not limited to architecture, design, historic preservation, literature, music, dance, theater, film, and related areas of exploration

Deadline: Applications accepted Feb. 1 – March 31, 2023.

All Disciplines External Residency

Stochastic Labs Residency

Source: Stochastic Labs

Description: Stochastic Labs awards fully sponsored residencies to exceptional engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs worldwide.

Award: Residencies are of variable length and include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated workspace, shop access (laser cutter, 3D printer, etc.), a $1,000 monthly stipend, and a budget for materials. Residents become part of Stochastic’s creative community, participating in weekly dinners and invitation events. 

Eligibility: Applicants may be at any stage in their career and may apply as individuals or as teams.

Deadline: rolling

External History / Theory Landscape Architecture Residency

Oak Spring Interdisciplinary Residencies

Deadline: May 26, 2022 8:59 pm

Source: Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Description: In 2022, the Oak Spring Garden Foundation will host five-week and two-week interdisciplinary residencies in support of artists, conservationist practitioners, researchers, scholars, scientists or writers who are pursuing work inspired by plants, gardens, and landscapes. The goal of this program is to provide individuals with the time and space to pursue their creative projects alongside other residents who may be examining the natural world from different perspectives.

Award: Five-week residency & $2,000 grant; or two-week residency & $800 grant

Eligibility: Residents will be exceptional practitioners who desire time and space to work on their creative projects. Awards will be granted based on excellence and merit, the applicant’s interest in joining an interdisciplinary cohort of artists-practitioners-researchers-scientists, and their work’s relationship to OSGF’s mission. Awardees cannot be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and must reside on-site for the entire duration of the program. 

Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, May 26, 2022

All Disciplines External Residency

2023 Changing Climate Residency

Deadline: April 10, 2022 10:59 am

Source: Santa Fe Art Institute

Description: The Santa Fe Art Institute’s 2023 International Thematic Residency, Changing Climate, seeks to support artistic exploration, creative activism, and community art actions related to global warming that inspire individual transformation and inform collective action. They seek artists and activists with proposed focus on research, artworks, and creative actions that: connect human health with environmental and planetary health, and increase emotional resilience and adaptation to a quickly changing earth; help to imagine social, cultural, economic, and technological futures that reduce or eliminate reliance on fossil fuels and are conjoined with human rights and the rights of all species; and support Indigenous, traditional, and local land stewardship and sovereignty in solidarity with human and non-human kin, as a means toward carbon capture and community building.

Award: 1-3 month residency; private room & semi-private studio; basic tools, contemporary art library; $500 stipends will be offered to up to 28 regional BIPOC artists and creative practitioners who are rewarded a residnecy.

Eligibility: Applicants must be 25 or older. SFAI accepts applications from individuals, collaborations, and families. Open to all artistic disciplines and other creative practices, including but not limited to curation, design, architecture, and education. Open to emerging, mid-career, and established artists and creative practitioners who have a dedicated studio practice and professional demeanor

Deadline: 11:59 pm MT, April 10, 2022

Architecture Design External Landscape Architecture Residency

I-Park Multi-Disciplinary Residency Program

Deadline: January 17, 2022 12:00 am

Source: I-Park Foundation

Description: I-Park supports residencies in the following creative disciplines: music composition/sound art, visual arts, moving image/new media, creative writing, architecture, and landscape/garden/ecological design. 2022 residencies are offered from June through October. Each multidisciplinary session consists of 6-7 artists, all of whom arrive and depart at the same time, ensuring a deeply shared experience. The residence is self-directed; I-Park welcomes ambitious installation projects on the I-Park grounds, and there is a small budget for materials, equipment, and labor for approved projects. See website for more info.

Award: 4-week residency; residents are provided with a private bedroom, private studio, and chef-prepared dinners five nights a week.

Eligibility: Open to artists over 21. International applicants welcome. 

Deadline: Jan. 17, 2022

All Disciplines External Residency

Bernheim Environmental Artist in Residence Program

Deadline: December 15, 2021 11:59 pm

Source: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest

Description: This program encourages visual and performing artists to examine environmental issues and severity of the climate crisis to promote dialogue and positive change for the natural environment and world at large. Artists are invited to address environmental themes including (but not limited to) excess heat, drought, flooding, extreme weather events, food insecurity, displacement, environmental justice and the loss of biodiversity. See website for more info.

Award: Six-week to two-month residency; $2500 stipend. In exchange for comfortable rustic housing, access to studio space, financial and staff support for the development of new work, artists will gift an artwork, temporary installation or project addressing climate change as a donation to the Bernheim Foundation. Recipients are also asked to engage the public with their work and/or process while in residence.  

Eligibility: Applicants may be emerging or established artists on a regional, national or international level. Applicants must be professional visual artists. Students in undergrad studies may not apply.

Deadline: 11:59 pm PST, Dec. 15, 2021

Architecture External Residency

Art Omi: Architecture Residency

Deadline: November 15, 2021 8:59 pm

Source: Art Omi

Description: The Art Omi: Architecture residency program invites ten early- to mid-career architects from around the world to develop their work during a full two-week residency on Art Omi’s campus. Architecture Residents are selected on the basis of their individual proposed project and portfolio. Completed projects are presented in an informal critique setting at the end of the residency period, with visitors invited to see the proceedings. Each year a distinguished Architecture Critic is invited to visit and meet with the residents during the last weekend of the residency and will lead the final presentations where the public can observe this key aspect in the process of making architecture. Applicants must submit and describe a project they wish to work on, on their own, while at Art Omi. Projects may be conceptual or practical and may be an on-going or existing project that requires completion or a new design scheme to be initiated and completed by the end of the residency. Projects may not be client based nor directed. In all instances a visual presentation and a final work product is required. This may be in the form of drawings, maquettes, collages, digital images and the like. Written manuscripts and essays are not to be worked on nor initiated while at Art Omi. 

Award: Two-week residency; participants receive individual accommodations and dedicated desk space. Chef-prepared dinner served daily for communal meals, and a fully stocked kitchen provides plentiful food for lunch, breakfasts, and snacks. Each resident is expected to bring their own design tools, with some limited printing and up to $50 allowance for materials provided.

Eligibility: Open to architects from any part of the world that have been professionally active for at least the past six (6) years since professional licensing or obtaining an M. Arch. degree in the U.S. or internationally. Applications will be accepted from early and mid-career architects in active practice or in academia with an architectural design teaching concentration. Students currently enrolled in any B. Arch, M. Arch, or PhD program are ineligible. A Master’s degree in Architecture and/or an architectural license IS a requirement. 

Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, Nov. 15, 2021

Architecture Design External Landscape Architecture Residency

Currier Museum Artist-in-Residence

Deadline: December 1, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Currier Museum of Art

Description: The Currier Museum of Art invites applications for the second annual open call for its Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program, awarding up to two residencies between fall 2022 and spring 2023. This program will provide support for selected self-identified emerging artists or artist groups (of up to three people) focused on social practice. Due to the flexible nature of this program, these residencies can be for a period of 6-12 weeks between mid-October 2022 and mid-March 2023. The AIR program is central to the Currier Museum’s mission of connecting audiences with art and creative thinking. This program deepens the mission through an open call to social practice artists who share the goal of impacting people through the transformative power of art. Applicants must demonstrate a history of social engagement in their artmaking practice and production. Successful applicants will develop an innovative project with tangible outcomes that align with the tenets of their own practice, the mission of the museum, and the needs of the community partner(s) with whom they will collaborate. 

Award: Resident artists receive a stipend of $1,000 per week, travel allowance up to $500, materials support, and housing in a fully furnished home. In many cases, resident artists may be able to have spouses/children accompany them. Service animals are welcome.

Eligibility: Individual artists or collectives of up to three people are eligible to apply. Artists and collectives working in any media are eligible. Artists must be able to commit at least six continuous weeks in residence during mid-Oct. 2022 to mid-March 2021. Selected artist must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021

External Heritage Conservation Residency

Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Program

Deadline: November 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Source: The Getty Foundation

Description: The Conservation Guest Scholars Program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest Scholar grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of research collections at the Getty Center and Villa, and participate with other Getty scholars, fellows, and interns in the intellectual life of the Getty. 

Award: 3-6-month residency; three-month residency (Sept.-Dec, Jan.-March, April-June): $21,500; six-month residency (Sept.-March, Jan. – June): $43,000. Grant includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to and from Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and an available healthcare option.

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities working in conservation, historic preservation, heritage science, and related fields. Applicants should have at least five years’ experience and should have an established record of publications and other contributions to the field. Proposals for research that contributes to a PhD or other academic degree will not be considered.

Deadline: 5 pm PT, Nov. 1, 2021

All Disciplines External Residency

Getty Scholar Grants

Deadline: October 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Source: The Getty Foundation

Description: Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients may be in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme or the African American Art History Initiative, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty. See website for more info.

Award: Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months. Three-month residency (Sept.-Dec., Jan.-Apr., Apr.-June): $21,500; six-month residency (Sept.-Apr., Jan.-June): $43,000; and nine-month residency (Sept.-June): $65,000. Residential grants also include an office at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and an available healthcare option. 

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Applicants who received their degree after Sept. 1, 2017 should apply for a postdoctoral fellowship. Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants. Recent recipients who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past three years may be removed from consideration.

Deadline: 5 pm PT, Oct. 1, 2021