Snow on the Daniel A. Mullin Courtyard at the Fine Arts Work Center

Snow on the Daniel A. Mullin Courtyard at the Fine Arts Work Center

Writing Fellow, Eduardo Martinez-Leyva, reading at a podium in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room at the Fine Arts Work Center

Writing Fellow, Eduardo Martinez-Leyva, reading at a podium in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room at the Fine Arts Work Center

Fellows standing in dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore

Fellows standing in dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore

Writing Fellow, Rebecca Gayle Howell, seated at her desk.

Writing Fellow, Rebecca Gayle Howell, seated at her desk.

Visual Arts Fellow, Kevin Brisco, standing in front of their studio door (Photo Credit: Michael Cestaro)

Visual Arts Fellow, Kevin Brisco, standing in front of their studio door (Photo Credit: Michael Cestaro)

Fellows hiking through the dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore

Fellows hiking through the dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore

Fellows seated around a beach bonfire

Fellows seated around a beach bonfire

Fellows gathered at their exhibition at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Fellows gathered at their exhibition at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Brushes in an artist's studio with paintings in the background

Brushes in an artist's studio with paintings in the background

Writng Fellow, Samyak Shertok, at his desk (Photo Credit: Michael Cestaro)

Writng Fellow, Samyak Shertok, at his desk (Photo Credit: Michael Cestaro)

Sunset silhouette of fellows clamming at the breakwater (Proto Credit: Brian Booker)

Sunset silhouette of fellows clamming at the breakwater (Proto Credit: Brian Booker)

Visual Arts Fellow, Bridget Mullen, working in her studio

Visual Arts Fellow, Bridget Mullen, working in her studio

Visual Arts Fellow, Juan Pablo Echeverri, taking a self-portrait in his studio

Visual Arts Fellow, Juan Pablo Echeverri, taking a self-portrait in his studio

Fellowship Program

Provincetown, MA, United States

The Fine Arts Work Center offers a unique residency for writers and visual artists in the crucial early stages of their careers. Located in Provincetown, Massachusetts, an area with a long history as an arts community, the Work Center provides seven-month Fellowships to twenty Fellows each year in the form of living/work space and a modest monthly stipend. Residencies run from October 1 through April 30. Fellows have the opportunity to pursue their work independently in a diverse and supportive community of peers. A historic fishing port, Provincetown is situated at the tip of Cape Cod in an area of spectacular natural beauty, surrounded by miles of dunes and National Seashore beaches.

Contact

24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
United States

Year Founded
1968
Context
Remote
Residency Structure
Embedded in an arts or cultural organization (including theater + gallery)
Embedded in historic site
Longterm/embedded in neighborhood
Residency Program Type
Studio-based (with housing)
Community-engaged
Experiential
Residency Length
7 months - 7 months
Languages
English
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
20
Collaborative Residency
May apply as a team
Discipline
Printmaking
Visual Arts
Fiction
Poetry
Companions
Pets are not allowed
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
Spouses/partners allowed for full stay (non-collaborators)
Children allowed for full stay
Stage of Career
Emerging
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
Give artist talk or presentation
How does your residency program support artists?
Opportunity to be in another context
Unstructured time
Unrestricted funding
Access to studio space to create new work
Inspiration from natural environment
Opportunities to collaborate with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with other artists/residents
Opportunities to develop relationships with other artists/residents
Opportunities for work with the local community
Opportunities to exhibit or perform new work
Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
20
Total Applicant Pool in Most Current Year
1304
Artist Stipend
8000
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
0
US Dollar (USD)
Residency Fees
0
US Dollar (USD)
Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
0
US Dollar (USD)
Application Fee
57
US Dollar (USD)
Application Type
Open application
What does your program provide during the residency experience?
Pre-orientation
Manual / handbook before arrival
Communication before arrival to discuss accommodations, medical conditions, or other health needs
Orientation upon arrival
Contact information and available accommodations for programs, events, and campus
Assistive listening devices
Accessible seating
Contact info for accessibility requests for event/programming
Is your campus wheelchair accessible?
ADA Compliant
Partially Accessible
Additional Accessibility Information

The Fine Arts Work Center is committed to ensuring that we are ADA accessible for all our visitors. If you have accessibility needs, please contact us at 508.487.9960 to discuss how we can best accommodate you and help us prepare for your time in Provincetown.
 

Caregiver/Aide/PCA
Case by case consideration by staff
Accessibility Contact Email
info@fawc.org
Accessibility Contact Phone Number
How much of the residency experience can artists with limited mobility participate?

The Fine Arts Work Center is committed to ensuring that we are ADA accessible for all our visitors. If you have accessibility needs, please contact us at 508.487.9960 to discuss how we can best accommodate you and help us prepare for your time in Provincetown.
 

Please briefly describe the facilities and areas of the campus that are NOT accessible.

Some of our private living spaces are not wheelchair accessible. We make every effort to ensure Fellows are placed in accessible living spaces.

Type of Housing
Private housing on campus (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Accessible Housing
ADA Compliant
Housing for Companion And/or Caregivers
Case by case consideration
Accessible Communal Spaces
ADA Compliant
Additional Housing Information
Access to laundry on campus
WIFI available in housing
Heat and Cool control managed by resident
Meals Provided
Residents have access to private kitchen
Additional Meals Information
Food allergies and restrictions can be accommodated
Computer/Internet Access
Computer and internet connection provided in common area (shared)
Wireless Internet (WIFI)
Ethernet provided in common area
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Exhibition / Installation Space
Performance/Presentation Facilities
Photo + Video Editing Suite
Painting Workspace (Oil)
Easels
Printmaking Workspaces
Etching Press
Glass Inking Table
Drying Racks
Aquatint Box
Hot Plates
Metal Plate Shear
Paper Soaking Sinks
Paper Tearing Table
Silkscreen Studio
Lithography Studio
Large Sinks
Washer And Dryer
Dedicated Wood Shop
Woodworking Tools
Tablesaw
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
ADA Compliant
Studio Support/Tech
Studio/facility orientation provided
Studio support provided by staff
Heat and Cool control access