CONSTANCE SALTONSTALL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS
Artists and writers who live in New York State (including NYC) are invited to apply for month-long summer residencies. Applications must be postmarked by Saturday, January 14, 2012. Categories are poetry and creative nonfiction. A $500 stipend is provided to help defray travel costs. The stunning 200-acre colony is located just a few miles outside of downtown Ithaca in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region.
Deadline January 15, 2012 for residencies during June through September. Deadline April 15, 2012 for residencies during October through January 31, 2013. The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees. MacDowell Fellows are selected by our admissions panels, which are comprised of a revolving group of distinguished professionals in each artistic discipline who serve anonymously for three years.
Eligibility: The Colony accepts applications from artists working in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which the Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way.