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 application deadlines to residency programs. 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.

Select Upcoming Open Call Deadlines to access the upcoming deadlines, sorted chronologically by the deadline date.

Select Ongoing Open Call Deadlines to access all ongoing deadlines, sorted alphabetically by open call name. These open calls do not have a deadline and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


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BCA Playwright Residency 2022–2023 view
The Golden Foundation: Open Call view
Hedgebrook: 2023 Cycle 2 view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call - Sept 2022 view
Monson Arts: Winter 2023 Open Call view
Jentel Foundation: September Open Call view
Bloedel Reserve: Creative Residency 2023 view
Wassaic Project 2023 Summer Exhibition Open Call view
Wassaic Project 2023 Summer Residency and Family Residency Program Open Call view
La Napoule Art Foundation: International Group Residency, Spring 2023 view
2023 Residency Applications view
Camp Wonder Wander: Residencies - January - May 2023 view
South Porch Artists: Summer-Fall 2022 view
Artist in Residency 2023: On Food & Agriculture view
Art Omi: Architecture 2023 view
Women's Studio Workshop - Ora Schneider Regional Residency Grant view
The Nancy B. Negley Artists Residency Program: Dora Maar House Open Call view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call - Oct 2022 view
Art Omi: Artists 2023 view
Art Omi: Writers 2023 view
Camp Wonder Wander: Water Rabbit Flower Moon - May 2023 view
The South Fulton Institute: Schools Partners Program view
Women's Studio Workshop - BIMA Artist’s Book Residency Grant for Indigenous Artists view
Women's Studio Workshop - Studio Residency Grant view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call view
Women's Studio Workshop - Art-in-Education Artist's Book Residency Grant view
Women's Studio Workshop - Artist's Book Residency Grant view
Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences: Spring Residency Session (February through April) view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call - Dec 2022 view
Camp Wonder Wander: Residencies - Summer + Fall 2023 view