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Serlachius Residency




The Serlachius Residency is a guest studio, maintained by Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, for professionals of the creative sector working in the visual arts. The Serlachius Residency was established in 2015 in cooperation with the Mänttä Art Festival.

The residency provides a peaceful working environment. We produce for Art Town Mänttä-Vilppula small events that provide a forum for interaction between the public and residency guests. There is free admission to all residency events. We do not charge our guests rent for accommodation or working spaces. 


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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts: 2023 Artists-in-Residence Open Call Opportunities







For more than four decades Bemis Center’s core mission has been to provide artists from around the world dedicated time, space, and resources to conduct research and to create new work across conceptual, material, performative, and social practices. To date, more than 1,000 artists have participated in the residency program.

Bemis offers artists-in-residence unmatched technical guidance, access to interns, and an established network of resources. Participants have the opportunity to create networks, collaborate, and share their work with fellow artists-in-residence, organizational partners, and the public. The Bemis Alumni Program extends artist support beyond their Bemis residency through Alumni Residencies, an annual Alumni Award, and Alumni Convenings.

Located in the historic Old Market, Omaha’s arts and culture district, Bemis Center's campus accommodates a broad range of artistic activity. Selected residents will also have access to expansive installation and production spaces within Bemis Center’s 110,000 square foot main facility and the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a 9,000 square foot large-scale sculpture fabrication space and workshop. A Bemis residency also includes complimentary laundry facilities, utilities, wifi, and access to an on-site research library.


Residency opportunities are open to national and international artists 21+ years of age showing a strong professional working history. A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, architecture, film/video, literature, interdisciplinary arts, music composition, and choreography.

Bemis residency alumni are allowed to re-apply after a five-year hiatus from the program. Alumni seeking residency must submit a complete application including recent work samples and current resume. Preference may be given to applicants who have not previously attended. Learn more about our Alumni Program.

Artists enrolled in an academic program during the time of the residency opportunity are not eligible to apply.

Small collaborative groups are eligible to apply. Please note, if selected, Bemis Center is only able to accommodate two members of a collaborative group to attend the residency and live on-site.

Bemis welcomes international artists to apply. Working knowledge of English is helpful as Bemis Center is unable to offer an interpreter.


Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and disability. 

The Bemis Center campus includes two buildings that are ADA compliant with barrier-free access. The main building spans six levels and houses twelve, private live/work studios between the second and third floors, each ranging in size and configuration. There are five live/work studios on the third floor with roll-in shower stalls. Communal installation workspaces are barrier-free. The private residency entrance to the first floor consists of six steps. There are seven stairs and an ADA-approved ramp to the main entrance, which also accesses the first floor. A passenger elevator operates between the first floor and fifth floor. 

The Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility is a single-story, ground-level building located directly across the street from the main building. A cobblestone and brick city street separates the two facilities and conjoins the parking lot, which includes accessible parking spaces at the front entrance for visitors and residents. Okada includes two gender-neutral and accessible bathrooms with handrails. Workspaces can be arranged and organized to accommodate a variety of practices and needs.

The lower level, which includes the Sound Studio and LOW END, can be accessed from the east-facing public entrance by 18 steps, the first floor by 18 stairs, or via freight elevator. Located inside the Live Room, the Recording Studio is accessible through a double-door entryway. The doorway dimensions are 83" wide x 79.25" tall and has an elevated, sloping threshold that is 2" tall. The Live Room is barrier free.

In striving to create accessibility for all, Bemis welcomes inquiries from applicants with specific questions to ensure we are prepared to meet the needs of any resident. Please direct residency accessibility questions to Holly Kranker, Residency Program Manager, at 402.341.7130 x 12 or



Residencies are independent, self-directed, and process-based: there are no expectations placed on artists to create or perform. Residents are, however, invited to participate in at least one opportunity to engage our community, such as our public Open House / Open Studios. 

Selected artists must attend a minimum of eight consecutive weeks within a residency session to be accepted. Deferring or rescheduling a residency is not permitted at this time. Late arrivals, early departures, or extended absences may result in prorated stipends.


A $40 USD non-refundable application fee is due at the time of submitting an application through SlideRoom paid via credit card or by PayPal. Submission of completed applications is only accepted online through Fees related to visa processes or passport acquisition are the responsibility of the awarded artist. 



January 18–April 14, 2023

Deadline: April 8, 2022 | 11:59 PM CST  

Total Artists Selected: 9

Notifications to all Spring 2022 applicants will be made via email on July 1, 2022.


May 17–August 11, 2023

Deadline: April 8, 2022 | 11:59 PM CST  

Total Artists Selected: 7

Notifications to all Summer 2022 applicants will be made via email on July 1, 2022.



January 18–April 14, 2023
May 17–August 11, 2023

Total Artists Selected: 2 (1 artist per residency session)

Deadline: April 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM CST  

Notifications to all applicants will be made via email on June 1, 2022.



Two Bemis alumni will be selected to participate in a 4–6 week Alumni Residency to be scheduled during a 2023 residency session

January 18–April 14, 2023
May 17–August 11, 2023
September 13–November 10, 2023

Total Artists Selected: 2

Deadline: April 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM CST  

Notifications to all applicants will be made via email on May 31, 2022.


September 13–November 10, 2023

Deadline: August 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM CST  

Total Artists Selected: 9

Notifications to all Fall 2022 applicants will be made via email on November 30, 2022.



Prize summary: 
$1000 monthly stipend & $750 travel stipend
Prizes Details: 

U.S.-based artists-in-residence receive a $1,000 USD monthly stipend and an additional $750 USD travel stipend. Due to the limitations of B2 visas (touring/visiting), international artists-in-residence are eligible to receive reimbursement of qualified expenses, such as airfare, ground transportation, and meals. Selected artists are responsible for organizing travel to Omaha to attend the residency. Additional stipends for studio supplies or materials are not available.


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$40 USD
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Idensitat + Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana

Deadline: April 4, 2022

IDENSITAT, together with the Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana opens the third edition of the Transversal Aesthetics programme, which, under the title IMMUNITY – COMMUNITY, will promote three projects that combine research and production in the cities of València, Alicante and Castelló, connecting artistic practices to social spaces within specific contexts of each of the three cities, which include two temporary residencies subject to a public open call, and a third by invitation. The programme will take place during 2022 and 2023, and is part of the European project Who Cares?

- Onsite residency: The call is aimed at artists  interested in developing an artistic production - experimentation project  on the specific theme proposed. The residency will take place between October and November 2022 at Centro Cultural Las Cigarreras in Alicante.

- Hybrid residency: Artistic mediation residency, based upon the proposed theme. The projects can take place until March 2023, combining onsite and online phases, and distributing the onsite work according to the needs of the project and its members. The open call demands a project that straddles mediation and research, creating a dialogue between the concepts of "Community – Immunity" from a contemporary point of view, through relational and thought-based methodologies. For the onsite phases, the Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània in Valencia will provide spaces.

Projects will be selected by a jury comprising José Luis Pérez Pont, managing director of the Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana, Nerea de Diego, Co-director of Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Huarte, Carolina Fuertes Mascarell, coordinator of the Centre Cultural Las Cigarreras in Alicante, Clàudia Segura, curator at MACBA, Ramon Parramon and Roser Colomar, members of the Idensitat team.

Prize summary: 
Residency fees, production fees, travel and accommodation help
Prizes Details: 

The production/experimentation residency will be granted a fee of 2,400 euros for two months, a maximum of 2,000 euros for production, and 1,400 euros for travel and accommodation, taxes included.
The mediation hybrid residency will be granted a fee 2,500 euros in fees, a maximum of 2,000 euros for the process and possible production, and 1,400 euros for travel and accommodation, taxes included. 

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Nine-Month Ceramics Teaching/Studio Residency in Utica, NY






The 2022/23 discipline is CERAMICS.

DEADLINE: TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2022 at Midnight EST


The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Artists in Residence program (AIR) is an education-based residency which allows one emerging artist to live, work, and teach on the Munson-Williams and PrattMWP College of Art & Design campus in Utica, NY for one academic year.

The AIR program is designed for emerging artists or recent visual arts MFA graduates interested in art education in community arts and college curricula while receiving support to develop a vibrant, self-directed studio practice. 

Programming includes presenting a public lecture, teaching community arts education classes, holding a public open studio event, and designing and implementing accessible community projects with various departments on campus. Artists receive financial support, housing, meals, studio, and an exhibition in the Museum of Art. 


The 2022/23 call is for applicants in the discipline of CERAMICS. Artists who work in ceramics/pottery and understand higher ed principles of 3D and sculpture foundations. 

  • Residency is nine months, August 15, 2022 through May 15, 2023.
  • Call for artists rotates through disciplines each academic year. 
  • One artist is in residence for the 2022/23 academic year. 
  • Artists receive two stipend payments of $1,250 in September and in January for a total of $2,500.
  • Ceramics artists receive a private studio in the ceramics building with 24/7 access along with usage of studio kilns and equipment.
  • Paid fall and spring semester non-credit teaching opportunities in the Community Arts Education program; Paid PrattMWP College Program 3D/Foundations credit teaching opportunities**
  • Fall artist talk, winter open studio, spring Museum of Art solo exhibition, and promotion for these events. 
  • Furnished private apartment in the heart of the Munson-Williams campus.  
  • Dining Hall meal plan. (19 meals per week while college program is in session) 
  • Questions? Contact 


The residency suits self-directed, motivated, community oriented ceramics artists that have an energetic willingness to work at routine ceramics studio duties as well as participate in campus and community life with genuine interest in gaining educational experience.

  • Develop own artwork and studio practice.
  • Resident Artists are responsible for working 20 hours a week in the ceramics facilities.
  • Work with the Community Arts Education and Residency Director along with the Ceramics Coordinator prior to arriving to develop non-credit community ceramics classes to teach each semester for adults or teens. 
  • Work with the Museum Education Department to imagine, design, and plan art projects for three to four community Art Alive Family Days or similar programming.
  • Work with PrattMWP College of Art & Design Faculty and undergraduate student body with the potential to teach a credit course**
  • Present a lecture of current work, open studio, and solo exhibition of new work during residency.
  • Artists are responsible for transportation to and during residency and any additional costs of living. 

**PrattMWP credit course teaching opportunities are contingent on college enrollment, AIR experience, and are assigned at the discretion of the Chair and Dean.



Studios are provided to resident artists. A ceramics  AIR is provided with a private studio space on the second floor of the ceramics facilities with 24/7 access.  

The pottery studio encompasses 3,500 square feet of a historic former carriage house and stables that now make up the Ceramics and Sculpture Studio Buildings. Arched windows, tiled walls, and decades of good energy make this studio aesthetically pleasing and is the best equipped ceramics facility in the area. Additionally, the adjoining kiln shed is equipped with a large salt kiln, downdraft kiln, and an anagama kiln. The shed is the hub for workshops and for learning the fundamentals of wood firing. The second floor is home to a pop-up ceramics gallery, faculty studios, and the Vincent R. Clemente Ceramic Resource Room, a library of 250 ceramic books, magazines, and DVD demos for research and inspiration. 

Ceramics Studio Equipment Includes:

  • 4  Electric Kilns 
    • 2 Alpine front load 
    • Bailey round, 1 Nabertherm 
  • Bailey downdraft cart gas kiln
  • Salt & Soda kiln
  • Anagama wood kiln
  • 16 Shimpo pottery wheels
  • 5 Randall electric kick wheels
  • Brent 26” slab roller
  • 2 Bailey’s extruders
  • Large glaze lab with spray booth
  • Plaster mold making equipment
  • Handbuilding studio
  • Radiant heat 

Ceramics Artist in Residence Benefit From: 

  • Personal studio and work space
  • 24-Hour studio access
  • Use of studio equipment + kilns
  • Clay and glaze
  • Participate in / Assist classes + workshops
  • Teaching opportunities

Ceramics Specific Responsibilities:

  • Resident Artists are responsible for working 20 hours a week in the ceramics facilities (This includes teaching community classes, studio support, and being present for open studio times) 
  • Additional hours may be necessary for meetings, workshops, and special events.
  • Other duties include assisting Instructors and students, firing kilns, mixing glazes, and general studio upkeep.
  • Residents are representatives of Munson-Williams and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Artists are responsible for bringing all specialty equipment, tools, and supplies used in their daily studio practice (including computers) to the residency. If an applicant has a special interest in facilities outside of the specific discipline, please indicate in the application form. 
Prize summary: 
Stipend and Paid Teaching
Prizes Details: 

Programming includes presenting a public lecture, teaching community arts education classes, holding a public open studio event, and designing and implementing accessible community projects with various departments on campus. Artists receive financial support, housing, meals, studio, and an exhibition in the Museum of Art. 


AIR receive two guaranteed stipend payments of $1,250 in September and in January for a total of $2,500 to help offset the costs of living and supplies. 

AIR teaching non-credit classes and/or workshops in our Community Arts Education program will be paid compensation as a Community Arts Education Instructor. Classes are subject to enrollment guidelines which means they may be canceled if they do not reach minimum enrollment.  Opportunities to teach a credit bearing course in the PrattMWP program is dependent on enrollment. Details and pay discussed with finalists. 

Munson-Williams provides up to $600 per artist of monetary support for the spring exhibition and up to $500 per artist towards shipping of artworks at the end of the residency.

Munson-Williams provides compensation for three to four Art Alive Family Day events and craft design at approx $200 per event. 

Munson-Williams provides a private apartment and utilities, a studio, and a meal plan that covers 19 meals a week during PrattMWP semesters.  Munson-Williams is not responsible for AIR transportation to and during residency or additional costs of living.

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International Artist Residency





Garage Gallery in Prague is launching its third season of residencies focusing on current matters in contemporary art and establishing a connection with the international art scene.

Our residency is open to any artist who does not have a permanent residence in Prague. Are you interested in discovering the local scene and participating in the gallery's residency program during the summer of 2022? The residency will end with a final exhibition of the selected applicant's project. The residency is for one or two individuals due to the size of the offered accommodation. 

The call is open to:

international artists / art collectives working in any medium


The residency will run from 1st of July till September 15th 2022. Divided into a two month long residency and two weeks of installation and preparation for the upcoming exhibition which will take place in the gallery starting in mid September 2022. 

What we offer:

- The selected candidate will get a stipend of 2000  euros (travel and living costs) + installation budget (approx. 500 euros)

- Accommodation (for max. 2 people)

- PR & promotion on social media (professional photography, posting on online curated platforms, video reports, articles etc.)

- Technical support & installation team for the final show

Residency conditions:

The residency includes a final presentation of the artist’s work in the form of a final exhibition in Garage Gallery. We ask each resident to leave one art piece in the gallery’s collection. 

Accommodation information:

We offer a free residential space for max. 2 people above the gallery space. The apartment is furnished, has two separate bedrooms (one single and one double bed), a fully equipped kitchen and a washing machine. The bathroom is accessible from the hall. 

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360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a year-round Artist  & Writers Residency located on magical Lake Chapala, Mexico. International artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity are encouraged to write and reserve a 2 week to 4 month personal residency at our beautiful live/work spaces. Visit our website for more detailed information about spaces, pricing and availability. Our website is a motherlode of information about life in Mexico. Learn more on our Facebook group page 360 Xochi Quetzal, Twitter and Instagram. Submissions are free and on a rolling basis.

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