Apply for Residency

Residency Program

The deadline for Fall 2018-Spring 2019 residencies is April 17, 2018.

Please use our Online Residency Application form to apply.

Payment for applicaton fee of $15. (Please apply first before paying.)
If you live outside the United States, try the online payment, ignoring the country pull down menu if your country is not listed. If you encounter a problem call the Sitka office at 541-994-5485 to process your credit card payment.

We offer a variety of residencies lengths but encourage applicants who can participate for a full 3.5 months:

Fall 2018 Session
October 1, 2018 to January 11, 2019

Spring 2019 Session
January 21, 2019 to May 3, 2019

Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency
October 1, 2018 to October 12, 2018

October 22, 2018 to November 2, 2018

January 21, 2019 to February 1, 2019

If you are unable to particpate in a full 3.5 residency, please indicate on your application the preferred length of time.

Materials needed to apply

1. References
2. Application Essay
3. Resume, .doc, .docx, or .pdf file
4. Work Samples- please include examples of your most current work as it relates to your application proposal:
Visual Artists:
Please include 10-15 high quality images that reflect your most current work.
Please upload 2 writing samples of up to 10 pages each of your most current work. For poetry and short pros, please submit 4 samples of up to 5 pages each. (Excerpts are accepted for all) a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file types will be accepted as related to your application essay.
Please upload any combination of images and text that reflects your most current work. Please include any combination of up to 4-6 images (if applicable) and up to 2 writing samples of a maximum of 10 pages each as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.
Please upload 2-4 mp3 audio files or links to external audio files of your most current work.

Selection and Acceptance Requirements

We look forward to receiving your application materials. We are honored that you considered us as a place to invest your time and energy. The selection process is by peer review based on the specific applications and field. All applicants will be notified (by email) 6 weeks after the deadline.