The MacDowell Colony

The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. There are no residency fees. Artists are responsible for materials and travel expenses: financial assistance is available to artists in residence based on need.

MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence.

Audio Post Production Practicum


The Audio Post Production Engineer Practicum is intended as a continuing education experience for emerging audio post production engineers with mature artistic insight and advanced practical skills, including significant professional experience or a high level of professional training. 

Practicums have the opportunity to learn about equipment and software, and develop mixing and editing techniques while working on a wide variety of post production  projects.

What does the program offer?

Engineers from around the world participate in this program to benefit from mentorship by staff engineers and technologists, and classes with audio staff and internationally-renowned guest faculty. 


ArtVenturists wanted

We’re looking for visionaries. Artists. Makers. Explorers of the miraculously phenomenal.  The ones who push the boundaries, who enlarge our space with new ideas, expand our sense of what is possible. 

A fresh perspective from the American West

Brighter skies. Wider horizons. Clear thinking. Time to roll up your sleeves and get to work. On the edge of the continent, we invite you to expand the frontier of the art world. Forty minutes south of San Francisco, our studio is located along the ocean in Half Moon Bay.​

Now Accepting Residency Applications in Key West, FL

The Studios offers a residency program for emerging and established artists and writers designed to encourage creative, intellectual and personal growth. The program grants nearly 35 artists each year the time and space to imagine new artistic work, engage in valuable dialogue and explore island connections. The Studios’ residency program is community-based and built upon the hope that visiting artists will take inspiration from Key West’s rich artistic past and present, and will engage with — and be inspired by — the remarkable people and culture that surrounds them.


Zaratan AIR

OPEN CALL SPRING 2019 | Residency Program

DEADLINE | From March 18 to April 15, 2018

RESIDENCY PERIOD | From May to December 2019

ELIGIBILITY | Emerging and professional visual artists, performing artists, sound artist, curators and writers are eligible to apply. The residency program is designed for international or Portuguese artists residing abroad for the development of artistic projects, individual or collective. Zaratan defends a multidisciplinary and experimental attitude, where all the areas and the languages of the artistic expression are considered. 

DURATION | Minimum 4 weeks - Maximum 12 weeks.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS | 2 artists at the same time

Artist Residency in New York City - July 2019 - Register Today

Residency Dates: July 22 - 27, 2019 

Dacia Gallery is pleased to announce its Artist Residency Program in New York City. The painting intensive program will comprise of drawing and painting the figure from life, guest lecturers, a business of art course and gallery visits. Additionally, Dacia Gallery will host a group exhibition of the artwork you created during the workshop. The residency is open to all visual artists and will accommodate all levels of experience. Artists living in New York, national and international artists are invited to attend. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint in NYC, if you are interested in participating register today, spots are limited.


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