Writing Residency

Grants – Scholarships & Residencies

VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS http://www.vqronline.org/2014-conference Conference participants pay $950 (which includes box lunches and Saturday banquet). Auditors pay $800 (which includes box lunches and Saturday banquet). Once admitted to the conference, a nonrefundable deposit of $200 is due by July 31, 2014. The balance is due at or before registration. Payment may be made by check or credit card. A limited number of $350 scholarships will be made available based on the potential for literary excellence. To be considered for a scholarship, you must apply by July 15, 2014. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MISSISSIPPI ARTS COUNCIL GRANTS http://www.arts.ms.gov/programs/arts-industry-ind.php Fellowships are awarded to visual artists, photographers, choreographers, sculptors, poets, playwrights, fiction writers and others working in the visual, performing and literary arts. These $5,000 awards are given annually but not always in every discipline. The Mississippi Artist Roster is made available each year to local arts agencies, schools, festivals, libraries and other organizations interested in presenting Mississippi artists. Each year, Mississippi artists are encouraged to apply for the Roster to afford themselves opportunities to perform and lead workshops in schools and communities throughout the state. Presenters may apply to the Commission for Minigrants to cover up to half of an artists’ fee. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FLINT AND STEEL RESIDENCIES http://astudiointhewoods.blogspot.com/2014/05/call-to-artists-flint-and-steel.html Flint and Steel are five-week residencies designed to allow artists to join forces with a Tulane University faculty member to inspire each other in the development of new work, to excite the public, and to ignite social change. We ask artists to describe in detail how the opportunity will affect their work, to propose a public component to their residency and to suggest ways in which they will engage with the local community. Deadline August 1, 2014. Location New Orleans. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CAMAC http://www.camac.org CAMAC is a creative center offering international residency programs for artists, scientists and technologists working with new media. Our ambition is to foster exchange and develop meaningful communication by providing a unique environment for individuals and collaborative groups working on the evolution of ideas or the realization of a body of work. Location Marnay sur Seine: France. Deadline July 31, 2014. Special grants, fellowships, and subsidies are available. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WILLAPA BAY RESIDENCIES http://www.willapabayair.org Willapa Bay AiR offers month-long, self-directed residencies to emerging and established artists, writers, scholars, musical composers and songwriters. Situated on 16 acres in coastal southwest Washington State, the Residency provides lodging, meals, and work space, at no cost, to five residents each month, from March 1 through September 30, 2014 of the year. Willapa Bay AiR provides lodging, work space, and meals without charge. Location Oysterville,...

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Artistic Research & Development Grant/Writing Residencies Applications

ARIZONA ARTIST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GRANT http://www.azarts.gov/grants/artists/ Deadline September 18, 2014. Artist Research and Development Grants are designed to support individual artists from all disciplines. The purpose of this grant is to support the advancement of artistic research, aid in the development of artistic work and recognize the contributions individual artists make to Arizona’s communities. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ KIMMEL HARDING NELSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS http://www.khncenterforthearts.org/ Location Nebraska City, NE. Deadline September 1, 2014. Offering two to eight week residencies writers, visual artists and music composers. Housing, studio space and stipend are provided. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ COLLEEN LEWIS OPEN ARCHIVE RESIDENCY – BARBADOS http://tinyurl.com/omv623q The Fresh Milk Art Platform, Barbados is pleased to announce an open call for the Colleen Lewis Open Archive Residency between September and November 2014. Applications from artists worldwide are welcomed. This residency aims to support visual artists, writers and creatives by offering a peaceful working space for a minimum of 4 weeks, and the opportunity to interface with the Colleen Lewis Reading Room (CLRR) as an archive with which to engage, respond and activate. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SLEEPING BEAR DUNES ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM http://www.nps.gov/slbe/parkmgmt/artistinresidence.htm The Artist-In-Residence program is open to professional American writers, composers and visual artists, including photographers, whose work can be influenced and enhanced by this superb Michigan scene. It provides resident artists the opportunity to capture the moods of Sleeping Bear Dunes in their particular medium. The program provides rent-free use of either a park house located in the vicinity of the village of Empire (no pets), or a campsite in one of the developed mainland campgrounds. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM http://home.nps.gov/romo/supportyourpark/artist_in_residence.htm Post marked application deadline for the 2014 season is November 15, 2014. All proposed residency projects must promote and celebrate Rocky Mountain National Park’s upcoming centennial celebration in 2015. The Artist-In-Residence Program at Rocky Mountain National Park offers professional writers, composers, and visual and performing artists the opportunity to pursue their artistic discipline while being surrounded by the park’s inspiring landscape. Selected artists stay in a historic cabin for two-week periods from June through September. No stipend is provided....

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2014/2015 Winter Art and Writing Residency

Deadline: June 20th, 2014 by 11:59pm (EST) The Wassaic Artist Residency is accepting 1-6 month proposals for the 2014/2015 Winter Residency Season. Our winter residency runs from November 1, 2014 – April 30th, 2015. Artists receive an adaptable raw studio space in the Old Hotel in the Maxon Mills, as well as living accommodations. Artists also have access to workshop facilities and the possibility of working outside. The winter residency workshop facilities include a full wood shop. Artist in residence thru January 2015 are invited to submit proposals for inclusion in the 2015 Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition or 2015 Summer Festival. Artists participating February 2015 and after will be invited to submit proposals for 2016. All artists are invited to participate in a monthly evening of artist’s talks and presentations. Artists are required to be available on the last Saturday of every month to participate in open-studios. Additionally, the Wassaic Artist Residency facilitates one-on-one studio visits with professional artists and curators at least twice per month. In keeping with the Wassaic Project’s community-oriented mission, the Wassaic Artist Residency will offer several Education Fellowships to applicants interested in working with students and teachers in the local public school district. This year’s jury will include: Cybele Malone (Director Urban Glass, NY) John Silvis (Artist, ) Jessica Steller (The Curator Gallery, FLATT Magazine) Kevin McCoy (Artist) Julia Sedlock and Mark Rown Tree (Artists, Past Residents) Sarah Walko (Artist, Writer, Programs Director Marble House Project) Katia Zavistovski (Independent Curator) Additional information can be found at:  http://wassaicartistresidency.org/ Feel free to email questions to:   opportunities@wassaicartistresidency.org Application instructions and our application portal are available at:  http://wassaicartistresidency.org/apply/ Deadline: June 20th, 2014 by 11:59pm...

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Summer High School Program – Georgetown University

If you are a high school student looking to immerse yourself in an accelerated, hands-on learning experience in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in the world, the Georgetown High School Summer Program is for you. Credit and noncredit courses are available in medicine, science, international relations, law, business, arts & humanities, college prep, and more. Priority application deadline is April 15, 2014 – apply today! Visit the website for details: ...

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Summer Writing Programs at Yale & Brown

Join Education Unlimited at writing programs held on the campuses of Yale and Brown University this summer for two great writing programs for teens. Emerging Writers Institute is a two-week creative writing program for rising 10th-12th graders, designed to develop students’ imaginative writing across literary genres. A+ Summer pre-college is an intensive pre-collegiate research program from 11th & 12th graders with an emphasis on academic writing. Pay in full by May 10, 2014 and save $200 on any Education Unlimited program at Yale or Brown with a special offer for Teen Ink readers. Use discount code TEENINK200. Visit educationunlimited.com for...

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Writing Residencies open for applications

HAMBIDGE RESIDENCIES http://www.hambidge.org/program-overview.html — Apply through April 15th for the September through December residency period. Hambidge provides a residency program that empowers talented artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space that inspires artists working in a broad range of disciplines to create works of the highest caliber. HEDGEBROOK RESIDENCY https://www.hedgebrook.org/programdetails.php?id=1 — Hedgebrook retreat for women writers is on Whidbey Island, about thirty-five miles northwest of Seattle. Situated on 48 acres of forest and meadow facing Puget Sound, with a view of Mount Rainier, the retreat hosts women writers from all over the world for residencies of two to six weeks, at no cost to the writer. JENTEL RESIDENCY http://www.jentelarts.org/ — Jentel has two sessions and two deadlines. All application materials, including contact information, resume, work sample, and reference contacts must be completed online through Submittable by January 15 for the May 15 – December 13 residencies (notification by March 15) or September 15 for the January 15 – May 13 residencies (notification by November 15). Jentel Artist Residency Program lies in the Lower Piney Creek Valley with spectacular views over scoria topped hills to the majestic Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming. GEORGIA FEE ARTIST/WRITER RESIDENCY IN PARIS http://www.artslant.com/la/foundation/index — The goal of the Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency in Paris is to support and invest in emerging artists and writers, to provide an opportunity for them to advance their work and explore and engage with the cultural landscape of Paris, to encourage experimentation, and to increase exposure of their work to an international audience. The Residency is open to visual artists of all mediums, art writers, critics, poets, and creative writers, 24 years or older. Recent graduates are especially encouraged to apply. NOTE: No set deadline, but it opened for applications in February and said it stays open about a month, so get your application in ASAP. SHAKE RAG ALLEY WRITING RESIDENCY – WISCONSIN http://www.shakeragalley.com/writers-residency — In the tradition established by Edenfred, the Terry Family Foundation’s artist residence in Madison, Wisconsin, contest-winning writers and poets are provided with a week of uninterrupted time to focus on a project of their choice. Between the months of November through April artists stay in Shake Rag’s inspiring lodging facilities in the nurturing environment of historic Mineral Point’s artist community while participating in workshops, readings and community outreach...

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