Artist Resources

Seeking opportunities? NMWA has compiled these online resources.

A Guide to 20 Top Artist Residencies and Retreats Across the United States
The article by Alanna Martinez and Chloe Wyma assembles information on 20 programs that cover the spectrum, offering the most important information for each, including who is eligible, important alumni, pros, and cons. ARTINFO.com is the online destination of Louise Blouin Media, the world’s leading cultural media group, with the mission to provide unparalleled access to the world of art and culture.

Alliance of Artists Communities
Alliance of Artists Communities is a one-stop guide to residencies for visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, scholars, filmmakers, community artists, architects, and more—around the world and in your backyard. Hundreds of residencies, endless possibilities!

artSource
ArtSource is SMFA's online searchable database for professional artist opportunities. Users of artSource can find: employment and internships, civic engagement and volunteer opportunities, grants and residencies, exhibitions and competitions, public art commissions, arts community resources, and studio space.

Beltway Poetry Quarterly
Beltway Poetry Quarterly
is an award-winning online literary journal and resource bank that showcases the literary community in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic region. The list of Artist Residency Programs details types of residency programs and divides them in the U.S. by region, then by state. International Programs are listed by country.

College Art Association
Opportunities offers continuously updated information for artists, scholars, museum professionals, educators, and other members of the visual-arts community. You may submit a listing or just read them. Opportunities are divided into six categories for easy browsing.

e-artnow
Founded in 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic, e-artnow is an electronic information service distributing selected email announcements related to contemporary visual arts. Art institutions (museums, art centers, art schools), galleries, biennales, art fairs, magazines, non-profit organizations, independent curators, and artists announce new exhibitions, publications, events, calls for applications, and residencies.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
LMCC curates and commissions art installations, produces and presents performances, and champions the arts as a vital component in creating and maintaining a vibrant community. Since 1997, the Artist Residencies department has partnered with generous real estate owners in Lower Manhattan to address the critical need for studio, rehearsal, and presentation space for artists working in all disciplines.

MesArt
MesArt is an artist-run and -curated website with local and international reach. MesArt is a place where artists of all skill levels can display and market their art and be in touch with art collectors, stores, exhibition venues, and galleries. The Artist-in-Residency Programs page displays programs organized by state.

New York Artists Online
New York Artists Online is an exhibition space for New York artists and an important resource for artists, art educators, and New York culture.

New York Foundation for the Arts’ Opportunities & Services for Artists
NYFA’s Opportunities & Services for Artists is a comprehensive online directory for grants, open calls, auditions and residencies and many more nationwide for artists, writers, filmmakers, dancers, performers and musicians. New listings are posted daily.

Res Artis
Res Artis is an association of more than 400 centers and organizations in 70 countries. Members are dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people a time and place away from their everyday life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.

Trans Artists
Trans Artists is a knowledge center on artist-in-residence opportunities. Users can find all about facts, use, and value of international artist-in-residence programs, as well as other opportunities for artists to stay and work “for art's sake.”

WOOLOO.ORG
WOOLOO.ORG is for artists and organizers. The website allows artists to create an Online Profile, upload work in minutes, find open calls, and let open calls find artists. New opportunities are posted every day. Artists can promote work on the website and in weekly newsletters.