Founders Hall Studio

Founders Hall Studio

Ceramics Studio with electric kilns and wheels

Ceramics Studio with electric kilns and wheels

Eco-friendly Printmaking studio

Eco-friendly Printmaking studio

Pill Box Studio

Pill Box Studio

Grand Marais Art Colony Self-Guided Residencies

Grand Marais, MN, United States

The Art Colony provides artists with self-guided work space in professional studios set on Minnesota’s North Shore. An environment of creative freedom supports the process and development of new works, allowing for a combination of aesthetic inquiry, creative risk-taking, experimentation, and artistic development. There are no outcome requirements.

Our 2022 Self-Guided Residency applications continue to be open on a rolling basis through October 17, 2022.

Contact

PO Box 626
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States

Year Founded
2019
Context
Rural
Remote
Residency Structure
Embedded in an arts or cultural organization (including theater + gallery)
Residency Program Type
Studio-based (with housing)
Research
Experiential
Residency Length
1 week - 4 weeks
Languages
English
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
3
Collaborative Residency
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Book Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Costume/Fashion Design
Fine Metals/Jewelry
Installation Arts
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Fiction
Journalism
Literary Nonfiction
Literature
New Genres
Nonfiction
Playwriting
Poetry
Screenwriting
Translation
Writing
Choreography
Dance
Photography
Illustration
Environmental Arts
Landscape Architecture
Public Art
Social Practice
Storytelling
Biology
Ecology
Environmentalism/Conservation
Art Education
Art History
Companions
Pets are not allowed
Family Friendly
Spouses/partners allowed for full stay (non-collaborators)
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
N/A
How does your residency program support artists?
Opportunity to be in another context
Immersion in new culture and/context
Unstructured time
Access to studio space to create new work
Access to equipment, specialized facilities and/or technical support
Inspiration from natural environment
Inspiration from cultural context
Opportunities to develop relationships with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to develop relationships with other artists/residents
Opportunities to exhibit or perform new work
Additional Eligibility Information

Please visit our application on SlideRoom for more details. Currently we have rolling applications open until October, 17 for 2022, and will launch 2023 applications on October 18, 2022.

Artist Stipend
0
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
Residency Fees
Fee Details

The Art Colony has 4 different studios with varying fees. Please see the link below to view the options:

https://grandmaraisartcolony.org/artist-services-2-2/studio-access/

Lodging is currently set at $25/night with a $50 cleaning fee.

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Application Fee
30
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
Captions for videos
Written and or hard copies of text being presented
Accessible seating
Staff/volunteer reading information aloud
Staff/volunteer giving directions
Staff/volunteer providing guidance to help locate facilities or activities
Contact info for accessibility requests for event/programming
Is your campus wheelchair accessible?
ADA Compliant
Partially Accessible
Caregiver/Aide/PCA
Case by case consideration by staff
Accessibility Contact Name
Ruth Pszwaro
Accessibility Contact Email
programs@grandmaraisartcolony.org
Accessibility Contact Phone Number
How much of the residency experience can artists with limited mobility participate?

Studios are all accessible via walk up entrance or ramp.

Type of Housing
Private bedroom in a shared housing facility on campus
Accessible Housing
ADA Compliant
Housing for Companion And/or Caregivers
Case by case consideration
Accessible Communal Spaces
ADA Compliant
Common/Communal Spaces Information

The Art Colony offers artists an individual, lockable bedroom within its guest accommodations. Three rooms require climbing a short staircase and include a shared sitting area, kitchen with dining table, and bathroom. The guest suite is located at our 120 Studios (120 West Highway 61).

One room is ADA compliant and includes access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, and community space. The ADA compliant space is located at Studio 21 (21 West Highway 61).

Additional Housing Information
No laundry access
WIFI available in housing
Housekeeping services
Meals Provided
Residents have access to shared kitchen
No meals are provided
Computer/Internet Access
Wireless Internet (WIFI)
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Shared Studios
Dedicated Studio/Shop Technicians - Part Time
Exhibition / Installation Space
Dance Studio With Sprung Floor
Ceramics Workspace
Electric Wheels
Slab Roller
Raku Kiln
Electric Kiln
Fine Metals / Jewelry Making
Jeweler’s Bench
Acetylene/Air Torches
Painting Workspace (Oil)
Easels
Drawing Benches
Printmaking Workspaces
Book Arts Facilities
Etching Press
Glass Inking Table
Drying Racks
Aquatint Box
Hot Plates
Metal Plate Shear
Paper Soaking Sinks
Paper Tearing Table
Light Tables
Large Sinks
Large Exposure Unit
Textiles Workspace
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
ADA Compliant
Studio Support/Tech
Studio/facility orientation provided
Studio support provided by dedicated tech
On-call Studio support provided