Fully Funded Artist in Residency Programs

This page includes a list of fully funded Artist in Residency Programs (AIR) that provide both housing and a monetary stipend or award. For the purpose of this page, we have opted to not include AIR programs that do not provide housing, as we do not consider those programs to be “fully funded”.

We will update this list periodically.

Fully Funded Artist in Residency (AIR) List

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Bemis Center offers artists private live/work studios, technical and administrative assistance, and monetary support. U.S.-based artists-in-residence receive a $1,000 USD monthly stipend to use for their personal needs and an additional $750 USD travel stipend.


The eight-week residency includes: an honorarium of CAD $1,530, access to an individual studio-workshop/ live work space, technical equipment and support, as well as local transportation.

Headlands Center for the Arts

Headlands offers: fully sponsored 4- to 6-week residencies, paid round-trip airfare, and up to $500 a month of either a stipend or reimbursed expenses, private studios, private bedroom in shared house, five chef-prepared meals per week, and access to vehicles on-site.

Lighthouse Works

Lighthouse Works accepts artists working in a wide range of disciplines, and are best able to accommodate visual artists and writers. Fellowships are six weeks in length and provide fellows with: housing, food, studio space, a $250 travel allowance and a $1,500 stipend.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Artists receive 24-hour access to studio space, industrial materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, round-trip transportation, and a modest weekly stipend.


Residents are provided: meals, private room, shared housing (kitchen, bathrooms, etc), 24 hour access to studios, and a $200 a week stipend.

Roswell AIR Program

Artists must be 21 and over working in the fields of: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, installation and other fine art media. Artists receive: access to private studios, a house that can amply accommodate either a single person or a family, and a stipend of $800 per month along with $100 for a spouse/partner and $200 per child living with the grantee.

Play Space

There are 2 main residency categories to apply for. Artists are provided: living quarters, studio amenities, and a $1,000- $2,500 stipend.

Women's Studio Workshop

Open to women identifying artists. Residencies include: housing, studio access, materials stipend, travel stipends, and weekly support stipends.

Nordic Artists' Center

The residency includes a monthly grant of NOK 10.000,-. Travel costs will be covered after appointment, but within a limit of NOK 5.000,-. Living and working spaces are for free. The centre has five private residency houses, one for each artist. Five 50 m² studios with a 6 meter high ceiling and north-lit panorama windows. An additional common studio and carpenters workshop furnished with a good selection of equipment and heavy machines are also at disposal. The artists’ lodgings are fully equipped, and provided with wireless internet access.

Malt AIR

Artists will be accommodated with: a private room in a shared apartment, a private studio and access to shared facilities, and will receive a monthly stipend of 1000€.

Chulitna Lodge Research Institute

Fellowships include: all expenses covered including gourmet meals, travel stipend, 24 hour studio access, and charter flight from Anchorage to the lodge. In exchange artists are expected to volunteer 15 hours a week at the program.

The Good Hart Artist Residency

Located in Good Hart, Michigan, the program offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides a 1,150 sq ft residence and a 24×14 detached studio, food, a $500.00 stipend, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative work. 

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