Open Calls

Discover residency programs using the open call deadlines listings.

A person in a studio space surrounded by sculptural items.
An Artist-in-Residence at Bemis Center. Photo courtesy of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Photography by Colin Conces.

An open call is an opportunity for upcoming or rolling (ongoing) applications. Artist Communities Alliance (ACA) provides two types of lists to help with the residency search process. Note that only ACA members and their residency programs are listed.

Open Calls listed below are sorted chronologically by the deadline date.

 

 

Visit Ongoing Open Call Deadlines to access all ongoing deadlines, sorted alphabetically by open call name.  Open Calls in the Ongoing list do not have a deadline and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

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Arte Studio Ginestrelle | Arte Studio Ginestrelle: Creative & writing retreats in Assisi view Perugia, Italy
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Hide Tanning and Parfleche Residency view Alberta, Canada
Monira Foundation | Monira Residencies, Jersey City view New Jersey, United States
Aviário Studio | Large Format Printmaking Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Centrum Residency Program | In the Making Residency (2025) view Washington, United States
Centrum Residency Program | Self-Directed Residencies (2025) view Washington, United States
Buinho | Residency Program 2024 - Portugal (last vacancies August till December 2024) view Portugal
Centrum Residency Program | Emerging Artists Residency (2025) view Washington, United States
Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture | Open Call: Care & Stewardship view Oregon, United States
Center for Contemporary Printmaking | Printmaking Residency: Winter Session 2024-2025 view Connecticut, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Artist Book Residency - Fall and Winter 2024/5 view Portugal
PLAYA | PLAYA: Art and Science Awarded Residency 2025 view Oregon, United States
Penland School of Craft | Open Call for 1-year and 3-year residencies to begin March 2025 view North Carolina, United States
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Visual Arts Thematic Residency - The System and Other Universes view Alberta, Canada
Grand Canyon Conservancy | 2025 Grand Canyon Artist in Residence view Arizona, United States
Loghaven Artist Residency | Loghaven Artist Residency: Open Call (June 1 - July 15, 2024) view Tennessee, United States
Ucross | Spring 2025 Open Call view Wyoming, United States
Comunidad Creativa Camino Al Arte A.C. | Fall Residency in San Miguel de Allende view Guanajuato, Mexico
La Porte Peinte Centre pour les Arts | La Porte Peinte: Open Call for July 2025 view France
Crosstown Arts Residency | Crosstown Art Residency view Tennessee, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Harvest Moon OCTOBER in Tennessee view Tennessee, United States
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild | Fall 2024 Residency Program at Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild view New York, United States
Dorland Mountain Arts | Fall 2024 Residencies view California, United States
´ace | Third Open Call for 2024 Exploration Residency view Argentina
Arteles Creative Center | Silence Awareness Existence - residency program in Finland, Winter 2025 view Finland
´ace | Third Open Call for 2024 Production Residency view Argentina
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Open Call: Fall Session 2025 view Nebraska, United States
Penland School of Craft | Penland Winter Residency: 2-4 week project residencies in well equipped studios view North Carolina, United States
Foundation House | Foundation House Artist Residency: November 2024 Session view Connecticut, United States
Fountainhead Arts | Fountainhead Residency 2025 Open Call / Only 300 Applications Will Be Considered view Florida, United States
La Porte Peinte Centre pour les Arts | La Porte Peinte: Open Call for 2025 view France
Hypatia-in-the-Woods | Spring Quarter 2025 Call for Applications (some winter dates available) view Washington, United States
Truro Center For The Arts At Castle Hill | Artist Residency at Edgewood Farm in Truro view Massachusetts, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Multidisciplinary Art Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Camp Wonder Wander | DONKEYS & Friendsgiving 2024 Cohort view Tennessee, United States
The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts | 2025 Residency Open Call view New York, United States
Willapa Bay AiR | 2025 Residencies view Washington, United States
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts | September 1 Deadline for 2025 Residencies view Nebraska, United States
Surel's Place | Surel's Place: Artist-in-Residency Program (January-June) view Idaho, United States
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Mountain Writers Intensive 2024 view Alberta, Canada
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Banff Musicians in Residence - Winter 2025 view Alberta, Canada
McColl Center | Summer 2025 Parent + Educator Artist-in-Residence view North Carolina, United States
Siao-Long Cultural Park of Tainan City Government of Taiwan | Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultutal Center Artists-in-Residence Program 2024 view Tainan City, Taiwan
Millay Arts | Millay Arts : Core Residency October 1 view New York, United States
Penland School of Craft | Core Fellowship Program: 2-year craft education fellowship view North Carolina, United States
Dora Maar Cultural Center | Dora Maar House Open Call for 2025 Residencies view France
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Printmaking Residency - Winter/Spring 2024/25 view Portugal
´ace | Fourth Open Call for 2024 Exploration Residency view Argentina
´ace | Fourth Open Call for 2024 Production Residency view Argentina
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Ceramics Residency - Winter/Spring 2025 view Portugal
Green Olive Arts | Green Olive Arts: 2024 January Residency view Morocco
Camp Wonder Wander | Sabbatical opportunity - Donkeys and nature ... view Tennessee, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Artist Book Residency - Spring/Summer 2025 view Portugal
Camp Wonder Wander | Donkeys & Spring Flowers - May 11 - 25, 2025 view Tennessee, United States
Aviário Studio | Large Format Residency - Summer and Fall 2025 view Portugal
Millay Arts | Millay Arts Core Residency : March 1 view New York, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Japan 2026 & 2028 - take your creative flow on the road view Tennessee, United States
Bloedel Reserve | Creative Residency (2025) view Washington, United States
Hedgebrook | 2025 The Mother Tree Residency view Washington, United States