Category: RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITIES

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2017 Tallgrass Prairie applications now being accepted

Tallgrass is a residency program inspired by prairie & place with a goal of spreading awareness of the prairie as an ecosystem worth protecting. They do this by inviting artists from diverse prairie communities to contribute their voices to a conversation about place. The Tallgrass Artist Residency will invite 8-10 artists to participate in two-week residency periods between April 17 and September 22, 2017, as well as a group exhibition and artist talks on September 23, 2017. Deadline for applications is March 1. More information | Application

The Tallgrass chat forum is here

@lisagrossman served last year if you’d like to ask her about it.

Bob Marshall Wilderness Residency – Marilyn Feather

My Artist in Residency Project from the Bob Marshall Wilderness, managed by the Artist-Wilderness Connection (Montana). Please apply at http://www.hockadaymuseum.org/index.cfm?inc=page&page=393&page_content=Artist%2DWilderness%2DConnection

Mesa Verde AIR

I’ve done a couple of AIR in the past few years. Petrified Forest National Park and Hubbell Trading Post Historic Site. Both highly recommended! I’m working on my application for Mesa Verde for next year and really hope it works…

From Kit Frost

Glacier Moonset, Kit Frost

Glacier Moonset, Kit Frost

Hi Folks, Here’s my latest collection of images from Glacier National Park.  I was in residence from August 18-Sept 15.  I explored both the east (Two Medicine) and the west (Lake McDonald and going to the sun) sides of the park.  I was not offered an official NPS residency but the applications from Glacier were all passed on to the Montana Preservation Alliance.  They hosted a 4 week residency in Montana (I chose Glacier NP).

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This from Barbara Lydon, USFS Wilderness Ranger (@blydon) Greetings! Just a quick reminder that applications for this summer’s Voices of the Wilderness artist residencies are due by 11:59 pm Alaska time March 1, 2016-about 2 weeks away. Due to budget…

Now accepting applications – Mesa Verde 2016 Artist in Residence

Mesa Verde’s 2015 Artist in Residence year was quite a success, with Jerry Fleury – photographer, David Arkenstone – musician wanting to create a symphonic piece to Mesa Verde, Milt Beens – plein air oil painting, Lisa Skyhorse – leather/saddle…

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, begins a new AIR program

credit: NPS

credit: NPS

Shenandoah National Park will follow the lead of many other national parks throughout the country and implement an artist-in-residence program this year… (Article from nvdally.com)
Deadline is fast approaching though, you must get your application in by August 29, for a September/October residency. Odds are always better with a new residency, so if you are able to act quickly this may be a good opportunity for you! More info at http://www.nps.gov/shen/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence.htm

Denali NP 2015 Call to Artists

The call for Denali’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program opens on May 1, 2014. This program provides the opportunity for professional visual artists and writers to use an historic roadside cabin as a base to explore the park and seek inspiration…