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
I-Park Foundation | 2024 Artists-in-Residence Program view Connecticut, United States
La Napoule Art Foundation | Canadian Artist Residency, Autumn 2024 view France
Headwaters | Winter 2024 Residency Season view New Hampshire, United States
La Napoule Art Foundation | International Artist Residency, Autumn 2024 view France
Surel's Place | Surel's Place: Artist-in-Residency Program (July - December) view Idaho, United States
Alchemy Artists Residency | Alchemy Island Spring 2024 view Ontario, Canada
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts | 2024 Session 1 Residency view Nebraska, United States
Interlude Residency | Interlude's 2024-2025 Open Call! view New York, United States
Monira Foundation | Performance Residency view New Jersey, United States
Aviário Studio | Printmaking Residency - Summer and Fall 2024 view Portugal
The Watermill Center | The Watermill Center: 2025 Artist Residency Program view New York, United States
MASS MoCA | MASS MoCA: Early Application for 2025 Residencies view Massachusetts, United States
Cuttyhunk Island Artists' Residency | Landscape Painting Workshop with Elizabeth O'Reilly view Massachusetts, United States
A Studio in the Woods | Replenish Residencies view
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology | Recorder Residency 2025 view Oregon, United States
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology | Ecology Residency October 2024 - April 2025 view Oregon, United States
Kala Art Institute | 2024-2025 Fellowship view California, United States
Kala Art Institute | 2024-2025 Fellowship view California, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Flower Moon MAY / two week group residency - max 9 participants view Tennessee, United States
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology | Golden Spot Residency October 2024 - April 2025 view Oregon, United States
Dorland Mountain Arts | Summer/Late Spring 2024 Residencies view California, United States
R.A.R.O. Barcelona | R.A.R.O. Barcelona Multi-Residency Open Call | Spring - Summer 2024 view Barcelona, Spain
Kindred Creative Residence + Agro-ForesT | Kindred Creative Residence: Artist/Writer Retreat view Vermont, United States
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology | Residency October 2024 - April 2025 view Oregon, United States
Eureka Springs School of the Arts | Mentored Woodworking Residency with Master Woodworker Doug Stowe view Arkansas, United States
Mudhouse Residency | Mudhouse Residency accepting applications for the July/ August 2024 Residency Session view Greece
Camp Wonder Wander | HUG Donkeys! Family Friendly Summer with youth program options view Tennessee, United States
Mudhouse Residency | Mudhouse Residency accepting applications for the June 2024 Residency Session view Greece
Mudhouse Residency | Mudhouse Residency accepting applications for the July 2024 Residency Session view Greece
Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat | Soaring Gardens Artist Retreat Open Submissions view Pennsylvania, United States
Peter Bullough Foundation | Local Summer 2024 Residency view Virginia, United States
School of Visual Arts | Fine Arts: Contemporary Practices - Summer Residency view New York, United States
School of Visual Arts | Photo, Video and Studio-Related Practices - Summer Residency view New York, United States
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Open Call: Spring + Summer Sessions 2025 view Nebraska, United States
School of Visual Arts | Illustration and Visual Storytelling: Art and Industry - Summer Residency view New York, United States
Center for Contemporary Printmaking | Printmaking Residency: Autumn Session 2024 view Connecticut, United States
School of Visual Arts | From the Laboratory to the Studio: Interdisciplinary Practices in Bio Art view New York, United States
School of Visual Arts | Fine Arts: Painting and Mixed Media - Summer Residency view New York, United States
Miller Art Museum | Dome House Al & Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency view Wisconsin, United States
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Alumni Open Call - 2025 view Nebraska, United States
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Sound Art + Experimental Music Open Call: Spring + Summer Sessions 2025 view Nebraska, United States
Peninsula School of Art | Peninsula School of Art | 2024-25 Sessions view Wisconsin, United States
Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences | Fall Residency Session (September through December) view Georgia, United States
Dorland Mountain Arts | Summer 2024 Residencies view California, United States
Hortus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens | Hortus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Spring Residency for Visual Artists view New York, United States
South Porch Artists | Spring 2024 view South Carolina, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Celestial Inspiration - Annual Perseids Meteors - AUGUST view Tennessee, United States
Rock Street Artist Residency | Rock Street Artist Residency view Michigan, United States
Marble House Project | Marble House Project AIR 2025 view Vermont, United States
Monson Arts | Fall 2024 Open Call view Maine, United States
WOWArtSci | Spring 2024 WOWArtSci Self-Directed Retreat view New Mexico, United States
Aviário Studio | Large Format Printmaking Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Essere Writer & Artist Residency | Open Call - 2025 Programs view Siena, Italy
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Artist Book Residency - Fall and Winter 2024/5 view Portugal
Loghaven Artist Residency | Loghaven Artist Residency: Open Call (June 1 - July 15, 2024) view Tennessee, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Harvest Moon OCTOBER in Tennessee view Tennessee, United States
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Open Call: Fall Session 2025 view Nebraska, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Multidisciplinary Art Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Willapa Bay AiR | 2025 Residencies view Washington, United States
Surel's Place | Surel's Place: Artist-in-Residency Program (January-June) view Idaho, United States
Bloedel Reserve | Creative Residency (2024) view Washington, 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
Dora Maar Cultural Center | Dora Maar House Open Call for 2025 Residencies view France
Green Olive Arts | Green Olive Arts: 2024 January Residency view Morocco
Aviário Studio | Artist Book Residency - Spring/Summer 2025 view Portugal
Camp Wonder Wander | Japan 2026 & 2028 - take your creative flow on the road view Tennessee, United States