Artist-in-Residence Programs


Amidst the ongoing struggle to obtain government (local, state and federal) support for the nonprofit arts and the din of what once was called the “culture wars” has been a growing interest around the country in helping artists create more work. Some of this has been on the part of government, as one city after another has looked to use grants, loans and tax credits to produce affordable places for artists to live and work, while other programs that financially assist artists are private, nonprofit endeavors (Center for Cultural Innovation, Creative Capital and United States Artists, among others). Another form of help to artists that has been on the rise is residency programs, where artists are provided time and space to do their artwork. Continue reading