Main Street Arts offers three-week and seven-week artist residencies. Resident artists have access to one of two 200 square foot studio spaces located on our second floor. Artists interested in becoming a part of the Main Street Arts community should follow the application process below for consideration.

Currently accepting applications for July, August, September 2020 residencies (see terms and application process below).

Cost

Studio Only: $200 for 3 weeks or $450 for 7 weeks
Studio and Housing: $400 for 3 weeks or $900 for 7 weeks

Benefits
  • 24 hour access to your studio
  • Option to show your work in the gallery
  • Ability to sell work in our online store
Facility
  • Contemporary art gallery (studios on second floor)
  • Electric Kiln–Amaco (Model: AH 25 SF) 7 cubic feet, front-loading
  • Electric potters wheel
  • Etching press (Jack Richeson & Co. 23” Large Press)
  • WiFi
  • Central Air and Heat
  • Common kitchen area with coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave, sink
  • Off street parking in private lot behind gallery
Housing
  • A private apartment 1.5 miles from the gallery (resident will require a car).
  • A private studio apartment half a mile from the gallery.
  • Both apartment options require a $200 security deposit, which is returned following a walk through of the apartment after the residency.
Terms
  • Submissions are reviewed and awarded quarterly
  • Awards will be granted based on quality of work
  • Residents have the opportunity to teach a workshop during their residency
Application Deadlines
  • October 31 for a residency during January, February, or March
  • January 31 for a residency during April, May, or June
  • April 30 for a residency during July, August, or September
  • July 31 for a residency during October, November, or December

Still Deciding?

Still have questions about the residency program at Main Street Arts? Curious to know what other artists have to say about their experiences at Main Street Arts?  Check out our FAQ and Resident Testimonial pages.

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Artist in Residence, 2019
Evan Bobrow
Artist in Residence, 2019