Ragdale 2020 Residency Opportunities

Ragdale 2020 Residency Opportunities

This Deadline Expired: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Nearly 200 residencies and fellowships are now offered annually to creative professionals of all types, making Ragdale one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country. Each session, 13 artists-in-residence experience uninterrupted time for dedicated work on a 5-acre historic campus beside a beautiful 50-acre prairie, 30 miles north of Chicago. With live/work studios, all meals provided, and unmatched staff support, Ragdale lets artists focus on what’s most important: creating new work.

APPLY: Opportunities for creative professionals of all types

Solo / Small Group Residencies: Creative professionals of all types are eligible for 18- and 25-day residencies. Applications are juried annually by the Ragdale Curatorial Board.

Themed Residencies: Creative professionals of all types working collaboratively are eligible for 5-7 day residencies for groups of 5-13 artists. Applications are juried annually by the Ragdale Curatorial Board.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions for applicants and admitted residents

FELLOWSHIPS: Ragdale awards up to 30 fellowships each year. Most fellows are selected from the pool of admitted residents. Occasionally individual fellowships require a separate application. Applications are juried annually by the Ragdale Curatorial Board.

CREATIVE SABBATICALS: Creative Sabbaticals are one- to three-week residencies tailored for people who may or may not be creative professionals, but who are interested in pursuing a creative project in an environment without distractions

https://ragdale.submittable.com/submit/137679/2020-residencies

Danny Simmons
Danny Simmons
A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.
Stephen Haigh
Stephen Haigh

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered…

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.…

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.…

Ever since I could remember I was always attracted to people and places, but I was not always good with words or finding connection. Photography was my way of fitting in--my way to communicate the beauty I see around me. I’ve traveled the world documenting all types of subjects and experienced many extraordinary people and places.
Richard W. Gretzinger
Richard W. Gretzinger

Ever since I could remember I was always attracted to people and places, but I was not always good with words or finding…

Ever since I could remember I was always attracted to people and places, but I was not always good with words or finding connection. Photography was my way of fitting in--my way to communicate the beauty…

Ever since I could remember I was always attracted to people and places, but I was not always good with words or finding connection. Photography was my way of fitting in--my way to communicate the beauty I see around me.…

Emily Selvin
Emily Selvin
Mollie Schaidt
Mollie Schaidt
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