Art Colonies & Residency Programs

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Alliance of Artists Communities
URL: www.artistcommunities.org 
Description:  An international association of artists' residencies — a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.  Links to residencies are provided on its website. 

American Academy in Rome
URL: www.aarome.org 

Description: An American study and advanced research center in the fine arts and humanities. Sponsors the Rome Prize Fellowship and other residency programs.  

Art in General 
URL: www.artingeneral.org 
Description: Sponsors International Collaborations Program that encompass existing partners from its Eastern European Residency Exchange Program (EERE) and new partners into one larger collaborations program. Has partnerships with organizations in Australia, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Portugal, and the United Kingdom.

Bellagio Center Creative Arts Fellowship Program
URL: www.rockefellerfoundation.org
Description: Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. Offers residencies to artists, composers, and writers in Como, Italy.  Has offices in New York, Thailand, Kenya, and Italy. 
National Park Service, U.S. Department of Commerce.
URL: http://home.nps.gov/romo/supportyourpark/artist_in_residence.htm
Description: Offers artist-in-residence opportunities to visual and performing artists and writers in parks throughout the United States.

Trans Artists
URL: www.transartists.nl
Description: A foundation that provides artists working in all disciplines with information about international artist-in-residence programs and other opportunities

U.S./Japan Creative Artists’ Program, Japan/U.S. Friendship Commission
URL: www.jusfc.gov
Description: Provides 3-5 month residences in Japan for individual artists in all disciplines.  Artists work on individual projects. 

Vermont Studio Center
URL: http://vermontstudiocenter.org
Description: The largest international artists' and writers' residency program in the United States.


WEBSITES ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: "Are You an Emerging Artist Looking to Raise Your Game? Here Are 7 Residencies That Can Help," Artnet
Description: Survey of  best incubators for talents on the rise by
Brian Boucher & Caroline Goldstein
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/7-best-artist-residencies-1033418 

Title: Funding + Training + Resources for Artists
Description: Sponsored by the Artist Trust in Seattle.  Provides information on residencies.
URL: http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists
Title: A Guide to 20 Top Artist Residencies and Retreats Across the United States
URL: http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/763138/a-guide-to-20-top-artist-residencies-and-retreats-across-the
Title: NYFA Source
Description: An extensive database for visual and performing artists and writers, and arts organizations. Includes a section artists-in-residence programs. Sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts.
URL: http://source.nyfa.org/content/search/search.aspx?SA=1
Title: SchoolShows
Description: A national directory of performers who present assemblies, workshops, and residencies in schools.
URL: www.schoolshows.com