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DEADLINE: 5/6/23

The Artist in Residence program at Furman University awards one residency each academic year to an artist or designer interested in developing a body of work in collaboration with students and faculty at the University. While the length of residency is flexible, with a minimum of six weeks, we encourage artists to consider staying for a full semester term, and invite them to also teach an undergraduate foundations studio art course. If approved, the teaching artist or designer would receive additional compensation, according to current adjunct rates at the university. The residency culminates in a solo exhibition and presentation of the work produced over the residency period.

The True Inspiration Artist Residency is part of The Furman Advantage, a program that aims to build educational value through tailored student experiences. Through direct engagement and collaboration with practicing artists and designers, students gain valuable experiences that help shape their education. To witness and partake in the creation of a defined work from idea to realization is the centerpiece of the True Artist Residency.



DEADLINE: 5/8/23

BRIClab offers emerging to mid-career artists essential support and opportunities to share their work. All residents receive a $2,500 stipend, mentorship, skills-based learning and professional development, and documentation of their work. Additional support, in the form of funding, space, access to equipment and media classes, and other resources vary according to tracks. In-process public programs for the 2023/2024 cohort will take place from September 2023 through May 2024.

The program's four tracks are Contemporary Art, Film + TV, Performing Arts, and Video Art. Each track offers unique resources and opportunities designed to meet the needs of varied artistic practices. This is an opportunity for artists to select the track that will offer the most benefit at this particular stage in their practice.



DEADELINE: 5/10/23

The Nicholson Project was founded with a deep commitment to providing artists with space and support to create and further their practice. We want you to feel 100% supported during your time at Nicholson and beyond. As part of your acceptance, you will receive the following:

  • 10-week Artist Residency at The Nicholson Project

  • $5,000 artist stipend

  • Time and space to create

  • Private access to the Residency Suite including an apartment with an artist studio attached. The apartment includes a fully furnished bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. See more details about the Residency Suite below.

  • One-on-one support from our Managing Director and our Programs Manager

  • Studio visits and consultation with a guest curator throughout your residency

  • Introductions to other artists, curators, and others you would like to meet for research related to your practice

  • Promotional support (press releases for residency, social media promotion, etc)

  • Professional documentation of your work and headshots

  • Up to $2,000 and staff support to develop and implement a Residency Project. Residency Projects are optional and you must apply for this funding after you are accepted into the Residency Program, see details below.



DEADLINE: 5/15/23

Fellowships help pay for the cost of residency, public programs, travel, and materials. Our fellowships recognize exceptional achievement as well as advance cultural exchange, emerging talent, social justice, and artists with disabilities. The majority of our fellowships are underwritten by individuals on an annual basis. Fellowships support important new works, and they bring artists to our community who might not otherwise be able to join us.



DEADLINE: 5/26/23

McColl Center's Artist-in-Residence Program is an internationally acclaimed program that serves as a catalyst for artistic growth for emerging and mid-career artists. We host three residency terms per year:

  • Fall - August-November

  • Winter/Spring - January-May

  • Summer - June-August

Artists-in-Residence receive private housing adjacent to McColl Center, a large-scale private studio in our historic building in Uptown Charlotte, curatorial guidance, marketing and PR support, and a generous stipend. While in residency, our artists have the freedom to fully focus on artistic research, exploration, and creation while also engaging with McColl Center’s Igniters community and the local creative sector. While in residence, artists also have access to our shared labs and studios including:

  • 3D Lab (3D printer and laser cutter)

  • Ceramics + Sculpture Studio

  • Darkroom

  • Media Lab with a large-scale printer

  • Woodshop

Artists-in-Residence participate in a group exhibition and lead one to two community engagements centered around their practice.



DEADLINE: 5/30/23

Marble House Project is a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration & the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side. Our residency program is uniquely curated to bring together a diverse group of artists to facilitate exchange of different expertise, histories, techniques and perspectives. With a focus on conservation of natural resources, integration of small-scale organic food production and the arts, residents sustain their growth by cultivating and participating in the surrounding grounds, working on their artistic vision and forging partnerships within the community. Marble House Project is founded on the belief that the act of creating, whether in the studio or in nature, is how human potential expands and community thrives. Marble House Project accepts approximately 60 artists from both the United States and abroad.



DEADLINE: 5/31/23

Awarded residencies are funded opportunities available through an application process and awarded to people working at the intersection of art and science. Wide open vistas and opportunities for field exploration in the high desert’s living laboratory provides rich inspiration. Residents stay in their own cabin, free of charge, and are responsible for their own travel costs and food while they are in residence. PLAYA is open to international and domestic applicants as long as eligibility requirements are met.


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