Artist Retreats: MID-ATLANTIC

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
, 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-6466 x7101. National and international artists; residency up to 8 weeks with stipend; accomodations and studio space. Artists must work with community groups on projects; exhibition at the center may be offered. (visual arts)


ARCH Artist in Residency Program
, ARCH Development Corporation, 1227 Good Hope Rd. SE, Washington, DC 20020. (202) 889-5000, ext. 109. Three residencies (for up to 3 artists each session) are offered per year; spring, summer and fall. The residencies are approximately 8 weeks long. Each artist will work closely the creative staff at the Honfleur Gallery and the Gallery at Vivid Solutions to determine details of the artists’ project, and how to best connect to the local community, foster dynamic interaction and develop exposure to the resources of the greater DC cultural community. The program will offer free housing and free shared workspace (visual, literary, performing, media arts).

Center for Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-8617. Open to artists producing spiritually oriented and influenced art; one-year residency includes studio, stipend, paid teaching, exhibition. Artists arrange own housing. Open to all, all media (visual arts)

NEA International Program, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20506 (202) 682-5422. Two month residencies in Canada or Mexico, six month fellowships in Japan. (architects, creative writers, designers, media, visual arts, others)

Partners of the Americas, 1424 K St. NW #700, Washington, DC 20005. 1 month; artist exchange among US, Latin American, and Caribbean countries; airfare, room, board with families, expense money. (visual arts)

Sea Change Residencies/Gaea Foundation, 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 232-2304. Residency in Provincetown MA, on Cape Cod. Supports artists "whose work is creating fundamental shifts in public perceptions of reality and possibility, and activists who employ creative and artistic tools in the struggle for change." Housing, workspace and stipend provided; artists provide own meals. Application by nomination only. (visual, literary, performing arts)


Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center
, PO Box 99, Dowell, MD 20629 (410) 326-4640. Open to visual artists, composers, and writers to create works that address ecolological issues and/or inspire community involvement. Located on 50 acres of forest and field on the Western Shore, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay, one hour from DC and Baltimore. Residents work with field trip groups and school outreach programs during the school year, or design a public art projects that engage visitors during summer months. Open year-round. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie operates an outdoor sculpture garden, two indoor galleries, a gift shop, cafe, and classes. Hosts one artist at a time for residencies of one to three months. Equipment available includes a ceramics studio with kiln and painting studio with easels, plus a bicycle and kayak. Housing in a small rustic house with furnishings and kitchenware (not handicap accessible). Residents responsible for own meals; modest food allowance provided. Stipends available for fall and spring residencies. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Baltimore Clayworks, 5706 Smith Ave., Baltimore, MD 21209 (410) 578-1919. One-year AIR for an artist working in ceramics, small stipend, one artist per year. No housing provided. Studio space, access to equipment, solo exhibition. (visual arts)

Evergreen House, Johns Hopkins University, 4545 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210. (410) 516-0341. Two-month summer residency for visual artists who live out of state. Provides housing, large individual studio, stipend, exhibition with publication, access to collections. (visual arts)

Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 (301) 492-6229. Not technically a residency program, since no housing is provided, although considered by the National Park Service as part of their programs for working artists. Rent-free studios on the grounds of a former amusement park (artists must pay utilities fee); artists must provide classes, studio tours, demonstrations for field trips and festivals. Funky atmosphere; lots of public interaction. 9 residencies of 3 years each and 3 of 1 year each. Open to individuals or groups of 2D and 3D visual artists, photographers, craftspeople, performers, and musicians. (visual and performing arts)

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 263-5544. AIR Program; especially interested in artists working in alternative or new processes who can work in a 200 sq. ft. space. (visual arts)

Pyramid Atlantic, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 608-9101. Artists collaborate with master printers and papermakers to extend their work and ideas. Artists may pursue one-of-a-kind works or editioned paperworks, printworks, or artist books; technical and staff support available. (visual arts)

Tyrone Art Center, 2651 Old Taneytown Rd., Westminster, MD 21158. No phone listed. Residency of 2 to 4 weeks for an individual artist (writer, painter, ceramicist, papermaker, installation artist or environmental artist) to work in a rural setting with a private studio in a barn and housing in an 1820 log home on a 5-acre site with large pond and stream. Weekly fees charged. Residencies take place between April and November. (visual, literary arts)


Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, AIR Program, c/o Peters Valley Craft Education Center, 19 Kuhn Rd., Layton, NJ 07851 (973) 948-5200. Open to all craft artists. Year-round residencies. Stipend paid. Residents coordinate the summer workshop program, including scheduling, studio management, selection of studio assistants. This amounts to a part-time job. One resident each in blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, fine metals, photography, and woodworking.(visual arts)

Newark Museum, Arts Workshop for Adults, 49 Washington St., Box 540, Newark, NJ 07101. 1 month residency in clay, fiber, fine metals, jewelry, enameling, sculpture, painting, photography, printmaking. (visual arts)

Printmaking Council of NJ, 440 River Rd., Somerville, NJ 08876 (908) 725-2110. 6 week residencies, stipend, plus housing allowance. Some teaching, exhibition. 45 minutes from NYC. Printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, photography, and experimental (visual arts)

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ 08332 (609) 825-6800 ext. 2733. Housing, stipend, equipment, technical assistance. 4 glass artists at a time; 3 months; fellows work in view of museum visitors for 12 hours/wk. (visual arts)

The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Inc., 14 Harrison St., New York, NY 10013 (212) 226-2020. Runs the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center in Montauk, NY (a.k.a. "The Barn"); residencies for 5 people at a time for 1 month from June 1 to Oct. 1; no fees; residents responsible for own meals, transportation. Housing and studios in a 1920s converted barn. Located at the tip of Long Island with a range of ocean and bay-side beaches nearby. (visual, literary arts)

Alfred University, NYSCA Residency Program, 1 Saxon Dr., Alfred, NY 14802 (607) 871-2111. Institute for Electronic Arts residencies of one week, open to artists making experimental cross-disciplinary work in video, sonics, large format digital prints, CD-ROM and DVD. Housing, travel, studio equipment access, and technical support (media arts)

Apeiron Workshops, Box 551, Silver Mountain Rd., Millerton, NY 12546. (visual arts, architecture, criticism and theory)

Art Awareness, Inc., Rte. 42, Box 177, Lexington, NY 12452-0177 (518) 989-6433. 100 acres of fields and woodlands on a turn-of-the-century resort in the Catskill Mountains.; 4 cabins and two apartments; no fees; artists purchase own food and prepare meals; residencies approx. 3 weeks in length. (visual, performing arts)

ArtPark, Box 371, Lewiston, NY 14902 (716) 754-9000. Stipend, living and travel allowance; residencies range from one to six weeks. (visual and performing arts)

The Asian Cultural Council, 280 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016. Residencies in Japan for American artists pursuing creative projects; usually from 1 to 6 mos. (performing and visual arts)

Basically Modern Arts Sanctuary, 468 Lobdell Mill Rd., Westerloo, NY 12193 (518) 797-3728. Residency on the northern edge of the Catskill Mountains in a house surrounded by wilderness and a river, the Basic Creek. Accomodates one artist at a time (or one partnered couple) for residencies of 2 to 10 days from May to October. Open to composers, visual artists, writers, and others from the US and abroad. Artist gets bedroom, private office, all meals. Access to Steinway grand piano, wireless internet connection. No fees. Sponsored by the Basso Moderno Duo. (visual, literary, performing arts)

betterArt Artists' Residency, c/o Better Farm, 31060 Cottage Hill Rd., Redwood, NY 13679 (315) 482-2536. Up to 7 artists at a time of all disciplines. Located 10 miles from Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands, on 65 acres. There are two lakes in walking distance, an on-side pond, and gardens. Offers private or shared accomodations, shared bathrooms and kitchens. Facilities include shop space, open-air sheds for pottery and painting, multi-media room and practice space for musicians. Modest boarding fee charged; covers dinners, wireless Internet, parking, and field trips. (visual, performing, literary, media arts)

Blue Mountain Center, P.O. Box 109, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 (518) 352-7391. No fees; 1-month residencies between June 15 and October 15 for 15 artists at a time. "Particularly interested in fine work which evinces social and ecological concern." Located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Bronx Council on the Arts, 1738 Hone Ave., Bronx, NY 10461. Offers grants, performances, exhibits, and residencies. Open to artists living in the Bronx only. The Van Lier Literary Program offers 3 9-month residencies plus fellowship to NY poets and fiction writers under 30. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, The Woodstock Byrdcliff Guild, 34 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498 (845) 679-2079. Located in the Catskill Mountains. Offers writers, visual artists and composers one-month residencies from June through September and ceramics residencies for one to five months from May through October. Each four-week session is limited to ten artists. Fees charged; fellowships and scholarships available for painters and playwrights. Residents accomodated at The Villeta inn, a spacious, turn-of-the-century mountain lodge with communal dining and living rooms, and private bedrooms. Private art studios in separate buildings. Residents responsible for own meals, and share a community kitchen. (visual, literary, performing arts)

The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Department of Education, PO Box 504, 43355 Route 28, Arkville, NY 12406 (845) 586-2611. Artist-in-Residence program offers one-week residencies each summer in the Catskill Mountains open to all creative types "who have an affinty for the natural world." Artists live and work in the Platte Clove cabin on 208 acres of wilderness. The cabin has electricity, wood stove, telephone, but no running water. Residents must provide their own linens and food. No fees charged. (literary, visual, performing, and media arts)

Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (CEPA), 700 Main St., 4th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 856-2717. Year-round residency program; funds projects from emerging and established visual artists from NY; residents interact with local community through public lectures, studio visits with student artists, high school discussions. (visual arts)

Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498 (914) 679-9957. Workshops and residencies. (photography)

chaNorth, 2600 Route 199, Pine Plains, NY. Administered by chashama, 201 E. 42nd St. 32nd floor, New York, NY 10017. (212) 391-8151. Located on 5 acrees of land that was previously Spruce Farm, surrounded by woods, and near Stissing Mountain and Stissing Lake. Residencies for 7 artists at a time. Artists housed in the Spruce House and the Birch Apartments. Also provides laundry facilities, wireless internet, house computer, bicycles. A partnership with a local organic farm allows the program to provide fresh local produce on a weekly basis; artists share cooking responsibilities. (visual, literary, performing arts)

The Cintas Foundation, Inc., Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 (212) 984-5565. Artists of Cuban citizenship or direct descent (having a Cuban parent or grandparent) who do not live in Cuba. Supports architects, writers, composers, and visual artists (including photographers). Fellowships of $10,000 to pursue artistic activities in the US or other countries. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Contemporary Arts Center, Woodside, 71 Mill St., Troy, NY 12180 (518) 320-0628. Residencies of up to 6 months for national and international artists. Housed in two neo-gothic church buildings in upstate New York on the campus of Woodside Church National Register Site. Each artist has his or her own studio in communal space to work in through the duration of their residency. Living area includes full kitchen. Exhibition opportunities, weekly critiques. (visual, performing arts)

Copland House, PO Box 2177, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 (914) 788-4659. Open to emerging or mid-career composers. One composer at a time (6-8 per year) resides in Aaron Copland's restored NY homoe for 1-2 months. Meals, housekeeping, local transportation, and other needs provided for. (performing arts)

Cooper Union School of Art, 30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003 (212) 353-4203. Emerging and mid-career artists in painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking. Equipment available, shared campus housing and some meals provided; fees charged. (visual arts)

Cuts and Burns Residency Program, Outpost Artists Resources, 532 LaGuardia Pl., Box 370, New York, NY 10012 (718) 599-2385. Open to emerging and mid-career artists. Located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Residency provides up to 40 hours (5 days) of free video and audio post-production with a professional editor, full access to facility, and lodging if needed (mostly for foreign artists). (media arts)

Damas Gracias Writers' Workspace, Allegra Vida, Inc., Grant Rd., Gilboa, NY 12076. (607) 588-9492. Fees charged; some scholarships and work exchange; also offers workshops and readings. (literary arts)

Dieu Donne Papermill, 3 Crosby St., New York, NY 10013 (212) 226-0573. Workspace program; 4 artists selected each year to receive $500 and 5 days at the Mill with full technical assistance and materials. Open to emerging artists working in all disciplines who wish to explore "the applications of hand-made paper as a viable method of art-making." (visual arts: printmaking, papermaking, book arts)

Ensemble Studio Theater/Playwrights-in-Residence Program, 549 W. 52 St., New York, NY 10019 (212) 247-4982. Residencies for playwrights. (literary arts)

Experimental Television Center, AIR Program, 109 Lower Fairfield Rd., Newark Valley, NY 13811 (607) 687-4341. Residencies of 3-5 days with personalized instruction and access to low-cost video and computer imaging equipment. Housing, equipment, technical assistance. Fees charged. (media arts)

The Gell Writers' Center of the Finger Lakes, Writers & Books, 740 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14607 (716) 473-2590. On 25 acres on Canandaigua Lake; 2 bedroom house; fees charged; year-round; average residencies are 7-10 days. (literary arts)

Harvestworks, AIR Program, 596 Broadway, #602, New York, NY 10012 (212) 431-1130. Fees charged; 20-60 hours of studio time with access to 3 professional production studios, full-time engineer, tape and other materials. Residencies run Jan. 1 through Sept. 31. Open to artists who use sound, picture, or technology as a creative medium. (media, performing arts)

Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., New York, NY 10002 (212) 598-0400. 6 artists per year. Residencies of one year. Located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan; artists must make use of studio in a collective workspace at least 20 hours per week. Artists must be from NYC; artists must donate 3+ hours per week of in-kind service to the center. (visual arts)

Holocenter: Center for Holographic Arts, 45-10 Court Sq., Long Island City, NY 11101 (718) 784-5065. Several residency programs available, which allow access to equipment and provide technical assistance; stipends paid; most residencies last 10 days; 8 residencies per year. (visual arts)

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), AIR Program, 1701 Main St., PO Box 209, Peekskill, NY 10566 (914) 788-0100. Residency of 2-4 months. Artists asked to present a series of informal talks and dialogues that "open the language of contemporary art to artists and a broad and challenging public." Studio space, living quarters, and stipend provided. (visual arts)

Light Work, 316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244 (315) 443-1300. 1-month residencies in photography and digital media. Private/semi private apartments, stipend, private darkroom, 24-hour access to photo and computer labs; artists asked to donate work while in residence; 12-15 residencies per year (visual arts).

Lower East Side Printshop, Inc., AIR Program, 59-61 E. 4th St., New York, NY 10003-5390 (212) 673-5390. For short-term printmaking projects; monthly fee; 24-hour access to facilities and tools, up to 10 hours of limited tech assistance per month; 30 artists per year; participants supply own travel and accomodation expenses (visual arts).

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), 125 Maiden Lane, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10038 (212) 219-9401. Residencies for 9 months; small stipend; visits by critics, curators, and students arranged; visiting artist status at several institutions. (visual arts).

The Millay Colony for the Arts, Steepletop, PO Box 3, 444 East Hill Rd., Austerlitz, NY 12017 (518) 392-3103. 600 acre estate; 1 month residencies; no fees; 6 artists at a time (visual, literary, and performing arts).

Millett Farm, 20 Old Overlook Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 (845) 473-9267 or Kate Millet, 59 East 4th St #5E, New York, NY 10003. Colony for women on a Poughkeepsie tree farm. Studio, room, board. Private rooms, food, utilities, laudry, darkroom facilities, woodworking tools, ample studio space. Residents asked to work 5 hours per day; residencies range from a few weeks to a full summer. $70 board fee. (literary, visual, and performing arts)

My Retreat, Writers Colony and B&B, Po Box 1077, Lincoln Rd., South Fallsburg, NY 12779 (800) 225-0256. In the foothills of the Catskills Mtns.; fees charged for rooms; each room has desk and view of the woods; private suite available; monthly rates negotiable; breakfasts provided; guests responsible for other meals but kitchen facilities are available for cooking; workshops in fiction, poetry, publishing, photography, and other subjects offered; main house and two cottages; first-come, first-served (literary arts and "artists of life").

New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Inc., 647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718) 625-3685. 6-12 week visiting artists residencies for artists working in hot glass, neaon, kiln-working, or cold-working techniques; "to develop new work or new media"; honoraria awarded (visual arts).

New York Stage and Film Co., 315 W. 36th St. #1006, New York, NY 10018 (212) 736-4240. Powerhouse Program: 8 week residency at Vassar College. (performing and media arts)

OMI International Arts Center, 55 Fifth Ave., 15th flr., New York, NY 10003 (212) 206-5660. Runs Ledig House studios in a converted 1830 farmhouse in NY's Hudson River Valley, near Chatham; rooming in nearby houses; no fees; awards 12-20 three week residencies per year. (visual, performing, literary arts)

Palisades Interstate Park Commission, AIR Program, Administration Blg., Bear Mountain, NY 10911. Residency plus stipend (visual arts).

Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence Program, The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, PO Box 504, Route 28, Arkville, NY 12406 (845) 586-2611. Located on the 208-acre Platte Clove Preserve, considered the most rugged, remote, and romantic clove in the Catskill Mountains. Nearby are trails, a spectacular series of waterfalls, and the famous Devil's Kitchen box canyon. Residencies of 3 days to a week between July 1 and September 30 for one artist at a time. No fees charged. Housing in a rustic cabin with electricity and a wood stove, but no running water or showers (there is an outhouse). Open to artists in all mediums. (visual, literary, and performing arts and environmental researchers)

Salem Art Works, 19 Carey Lane, Salem, NY 12865 (518) 854-7674. Located on 120 acres of rolling hills and pastures on a former dairy farm. Hosts residencies, workshops, community programs and lectures. Facilities include glass, metal, and wood workshops, and outdoor stages. Residencies of one week to two months from June through October; weekly fees charged, some financial aid and work exchanges available. Open to a range of artists, including sculptors, instrument makers, dancers, writers, visual artists, musicians. Residents offered modest living space, good food, studio space, use of facilities, and optional studio assistant. Residents participate in a rotating schedule for cooking communal dinners. Residents may also participate in biweekly critiques and attend SAW events and classes. (visual, performing, and literary arts)

Saltonstall Arts Colony, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, 120 Brindley St., Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 277-4933. Month-long retreats for artists from NY State (visual and literary arts)

Sculpture Space, Inc., 12 Gates St., Utica, NY 13502 (315) 724-8381.  Located in Central New York's scenic Mohawk Valley.  2-month residencies offered year-round, 18-20 artists annually (up to 4 at a time); stipend, technical assistance, use of equipment, and work space.  Housing provided in downtown Utica; artists are responsible for materials, specialized tools, and food.  Wifi and bicycles provided. (visual arts).

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 200 Park Ave. S., Suite 1116, New York, NY 10003 (212) 529-0505. Intensive 9-week summer residency, June through August. Shared living quarters, all meals, studio space, one-on-one critiques by major international artists, lectures and informal seminars. Other activities include performances, reading groups, parties, a costume ball, nightly volleyball. Sculpture shop, darkroom, technology studio, library, art supply store. 65 artists per summer, average age 28. Fees paid, some scholarships, all artists must work approx. 1 hour per day (visual arts).

Snug Harbor, AIR Program, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 (718) 448-2500. National and international visual artists in all disciplines. Cottage with workspace. Fees charged; once an artist's propsal is approved, the center staff works closely with the artist to secure funding to cover costs. Artists provide own meals and materials. Exhibition. Resindecies of 3 months or longer; some shorter-term may be considered. Located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. (visual arts)

Sodus Art Banck, 27 East Main St., Sodus, NY  14551.  Residencies of 3 to 4 weeks for painters, sculptors, and artists working in mixed medai.  Located in Wayne County, near Sodus Bay, Chimney Bluffs, and Fairhaven State Park.  Studios in the former Gaylord State Bank.  Equipment available includes drill press, bench grinders, band saw, electric kiln, foundry, welders, forge and anvil, sand blaster, easels, work benches, drawing tables.  Accomodations in Victorian home across the street includes full kitchen, bath, living room, laundry room, wi-fi.  Fees charged.  Artists can opt to teach workshops (visual arts).

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Stone Quarry Rd., Cazenovia, NY 13035 (315) 655-3196. For sculptors whose park relates to the natural environment; primarily large outdoor sculpture; residencies May to October; 2 artists; workspace and lodging provided, some stipends depending on availability of funds (visual arts).

Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125 th St., New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4500. Awards 3 residencies per year to emerging artists; 12 month residencies for American artists of African descent; stipend, studio. exhibition. Artists asked to conduct 2 workshops or presentations during he year and occasionally meet with museum visitors. (visual arts).

Triangle Arts Association, 20 Jay St, Suite 318, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (718) 858-1260. Open to visual artists from the US, France, and Germany, working in all media. Artists receive a free studio of 400 sq ft. for six months, stipend, high speed internet in studio, woodshop access and technical assistance, a publicized Open Studio weekend, organized programs and studio visits from critics and curators. Located in the the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. (visual arts)

Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St., Rochester, NY 14607 (716) 442-8676. 2 week to one month residencies include access to facilities, living space; media arts, film, video, photography, visual arts, book art (visual and media arts).

The Wassaic Project, 19 Furnace Bank Rd., Wassaic, NY 12592. Residencies of one to six months. Artists receive adaptable raw studio space of approximately 300 square feet in an historic livestock barn, private bedroom, shared living room/dining/kitchen/bath. Facilities include a wood and metal shop, large format inkjet print room, and silkscreen studio. (visual, literary, performing arts)

The Watermill Center, 131 Varick St., Suite 908, New York, NY 10013 (212) 620-0220. Runs a multi-disciplinary center for studies in the arts and humanities on the south shore of Long Island, "for artists, students, and individuals of all ages and backgrounds to explore the creative process." Apprenticeship training with master artists. Hosts the Watermill Collection and study center for Asian and Tribal Arts. (performing, media, visual arts)

Willows of Wallkill, Middletown, NY.  Located on 4 acres in Orange County. Fee-based, year-round program for visual artists. Residencies of 1-4 weeks, shared kitchen, open to collaborative teams.Open to architects, animators, cartoonists, conceptual artists, designers, digital artists, game designers, illustrators, industrial designers, jewelers, multidisciplinary artists, photographers and typographers, among others. (visual arts)

Women's Studio Workshop, PO Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472 (914) 658-9133. Located among marsh and woodland in the rolling Shawangunk Mountains of the mid-Hudson River valley, 2 hours noth of NYC. Fees charged for Fellowship program; stipend offered to Artist Book Residency recipients; housing in shared, on-site apartment; residencies of 2-6 weeks; facilities include studios in intaglio, silkscreen, hand papermaking, photography, clay and letterpress (visual arts).

Woodstock School of Art, PO Box 338W, Woodstock, NY 12498 (914) 679-2388. Artist workspace fellowships for work in drawing, painting, sculpture, or graphics (visual arts).

The Writers' Center at Chatauqua, PO Box 408, Chautauqua, NY 14722 (717) 872-8337. Workshops, readings, and retreat for writers at all levels. Fees charged. (literary arts).

Yaddo, PO Box 395, Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518) 584-0746. Non-profit artists' retreat; no fees; room, board and studio provided. Housing in 55-room historic mansion or individual buildings on a 400-acre estate; residencies of 2 weeks to 2 months for up to 35 artists at a time. (visual, performing, literary arts).

Zen Arts Studio Center & Mountain Monastery, PO Box 197 PC, S. Plank Rd., Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-2415. Located on 230 acres of nature preserve in the foothills of the Catskills Mtns. Open to "all artists interested in pursuing their creative work within the context of Zen practice and the daily Zen training schedule." Fees charged. (visual, performing, literary, media arts).


ArtsEdge Residency Project
, c/o Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215) 573-WRIT. One-year residencies on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, open to emerging visual artists and writers to "inspire interdisciplinary exploration." Qualified applicants may also be considered to teach one course in the spring semester. Two residencies per year (one in each discipline). Artists pay a modest subsized monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment. (visual and literary arts)

Brandywine Workshop, 730 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19146 (215) 546-3675. Visiting Artist Fellowships offer studio space for printmakers and other visual artists; 15 short-term fellowships awarded per year, includes stipend. Also offers Regional Artist Fellowships for artists within commuting distance and Young Artist Fellowships for Philadelphia artists under age 35 that provide studio space but no housing. (visual arts)

Bucknell University, Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing and the Poet-in-Residence Program, Stadler Center for Poetry, Lewisburg, PA 17837 (570) 577-1853. 2 residencies, open to fiction writers and poets over 21 years working on a first or second book; 2.5 month residency includes housing, meals, studio, and stipend. (literary arts)

The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. Third St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 923-8000. 8-week residency for 4 lathe artists, one scholar, one furniture maker/educator, and one photojournalist. $350 week plus transportation and housing. (visual arts)

Chester Springs Studio, 1668 Art School Rd., PO Box 329, Chester Springs, PA 19425 (610) 827-2722. 4 residencies. Materials and/or firing allowance; stipend for 3 weeks; all visual artists eligible; ceramic studio has raku kilns, wood kiln, wood/salt kiln, and gas kiln; particularly interested in artists who turn to the landscape as a source to develop ideas, whether expressed in non-traditional or traditional form. (visual arts)

Clay Studio, 139 N. Second St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 925-3453. One-year residency in ceramics: September 1 to August 31, offers the Evelyn Shapiro Foundation Fellowship, includes studio space, monthly stipend, materials, firing allowance, access to kilns and glaze, solo exhibition. (visual arts)

Fabric Workshop, 1315 Cherry Street, 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 568-1111. Address queries to Artist Advisory Committee; artists of all media who would like to work in fiber and screen printing; residencies for one artist at a time for special projects; 10-12 artists per year (fiber arts)

Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4444 (412) 231-3169. 11 studios/galleries; stipend, per diem for meals; 1 - 2 mo. residencies; exhibition (site-specific installations and performance art)

Moravian Tile Works
, AIR Program, 130 Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 345-6722. Only to Mid-Atlantic ceramic artists and others wishing to work in ceramics; summer and fall sessions. 6-week residency includes housing, transportation, and stipend. (visual arts)

New Arts Program, 173 W. Main St., PO Box 82, Kutztown, PA 19530 (610) 683-6440. Nonprofit service organization and museum. Apprenticeships, consultations, performances, exhibits. (performing, visual, literary arts)

The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19128. AIR Program, honorarium, studio, housing. Proposal should include workshop or community/student interaction with nature theme that broadens awareness. Visual artists working in 2 or 3 dimensions. (visual arts)

Soaring Gardens, Laceyville, PA. Applications to: David Ostwald, Lerman Trust, 463 West St., NYC 10014. Former country residence of artist Ora Lerman; residents live in farmhouse, surrounded by gardens fashioned after Monet's gardens at Giverny; 40 miles from Scranton. Residencies of 2-4 weeks from June-Sept.; housekeepers and gardeners maintain facilities and grounds; residents prepare own meals; artists may apply as individuals or in groups. (visual and performing arts)

Studio for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts, 5000 Forbes Ave., Room 111, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 (412) 268-3454. One-year residency for artists working in interdisciplinary and collaborative forms that incorporate new technology, with an emphasis on artist collaboratives and collaboration with scientists. Stipend plus benefits, plus project funds. Access to multimedia labs, computing resources, sculpture studios, MIDI equipment. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Wilson College Summer Artist-in-Residency Program, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201 (717) 264-4141 ext. 3305. One or two-week free residences for artists with Masters degrees in the visual or performing arts. Up to 6 artists per session. Guest artists expected to interact with a small community of students and may lead workshops if desired. Wilson College is a small, private liberal arts college for women, located in south central PA. Facilities include studios for drawing and painting, printmaking, ceramics, and dance, plus a darkroom, computer lab, and seminar rooms. (visual and performing arts)