The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international association of artist residencies, a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that supports artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.
Offering academic excellence to both Native and non-Native populations. IAIA’s goal is empowerment through education, economic self-sufficiency, and expression and enhancement of artistic and cultural traditions.
Offering three artist-in-residence fellowships annually to advance the work of established and emerging Native American artists. Each fellowship includes a monthly stipend, housing, studio space, a supplies allowance, full access to the IARC collections, and travel reimbursement to and from SAR. These fellowships provide time for artists to explore new avenues of creativity, grapple with new ideas to further advance their work, and strengthen existing talents.
A nonprofit organization that has awarded more than $50 million to artists for the creation of groundbreaking new work in the visual arts, performing arts, literature, film, technology, and multidisciplinary practices, including socially engaged work in all forms.
Cultivating the study and appreciation of artist Joan Mitchell’s life and work, while fulfilling her wish to provide resources and opportunities for visual artists. The Foundation affirms and amplifies artists’ essential contributions to society.
Providing artist residencies in the National Parks for visual artists, writers, musicians, and other creative media. Programs vary, but residencies are typically two to four weeks in length and most include lodging. Often artists are invited to participate in park programs by sharing their art with the public.
Check your local city, county and state Arts Commissions and Councils for commission and grant opportunities.