Ucross Foundation Residency Programs

Ucross Foundation Residency Programs

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Founded in 1981, the Ucross Foundation provides uninterrupted time, workspace, and living accommodations to competitively selected visual artists, writers, and composers.

To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for fall 2022 residencies, which will provide each artist with living accommodations, meals, a workspace, and uninterrupted time so artists can focus on their creative process. There is cell phone service and wireless internet throughout residency facilities. While there is no charge for a residency, residents are responsible for providing their own working materials and for their travel to Sheridan, Wyoming. 

Applicants must exhibit professional standing in their field; both mature and emerging artists of promise are invited to apply for the following programs:

Ucross General Studio Residency Program: Open to visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, interdisciplinary artists, and performance artists, as well as collaborative teams. Applicants may apply in the following categories: music/dance, visual arts, fiction, nonfiction, playwriting/screenwriting, and poetry.

Fellowships for Native American Visual Artists and Writers: Residencies are open to Native American visual artists who meet the following criteria: a practicing contemporary visual artist currently producing works of art in all visual mediums including: painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, animation, performance art, installation and ceramics; and Native American writers who meet the following criteria: a practicing contemporary writer who is currently producing works in at least one of the following genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenwriting, playwriting, hybrid forms, and more. Applicant must be an enrolled member of a state-recognized or federally recognized Tribe, pueblo, nation, native community, political entity, or Alaskan Native village. 

Ford Family Foundation Residency: Residencies are open to mid-career visual artists from Oregon currently producing works of art in the following mediums: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, installation, and photography (artists working in film, video, or animation are not eligible); Artists must be full-time residents of Oregon for at least thirty-six months prior to the application deadline and remain a resident through the duration of the grant period; maintain Oregon as their primary residence if they participate in an out-of-state residency program or they will not qualify; be 30 years of age or older at the time of application; provide evidence, through appropriate documentation, of a sustained level of commitment to his/her medium with seven or more years of active professional practice; and not be enrolled in a degree-seeking program, either part-time or full-time, at the time of application or during the successive grant period.

Learn more and apply to these residencies here.

Candace Karch, Gallery owner, artist, vintage clothing hoarder, knick knack specialist, animal lover, nurse maid, and sometimes prison warden has an outstanding collection of art. She has curated shows at her former  gallery Bambi Gallery as well as "Pop Up" galleries around Philadelphia.
Candace Karch
Candace Karch

Candace Karch, Gallery owner, artist, vintage clothing hoarder, knick knack specialist, animal lover, nurse maid, and sometimes…

Candace Karch, Gallery owner, artist, vintage clothing hoarder, knick knack specialist, animal lover, nurse maid, and sometimes prison warden has an outstanding collection of art. She has curated shows…

Candace Karch, Gallery owner, artist, vintage clothing hoarder, knick knack specialist, animal lover, nurse maid, and sometimes prison warden has an outstanding collection of art. She has curated shows at her former gallery…

Morgan Thomas Shankweiler
Morgan Thomas Shankweiler
Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.
Marilyn Holsing
Marilyn Holsing

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the…

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.…

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.…

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural lines describe the play of light and wind across the water, while softer marks add life to the slow movement of rain laden clouds. Areas of sky, water, and land are knit together with brushstrokes to represent their seamless interaction under the common conditions of weather and time. In my acid etched tin pieces, areas of watery marks are left visible to suggest the underlying layers of the landscape. I  do not strive to recreate the particulars of  places that inspire me, but rather the timelessness of the elements of light, weather, and geometries that inform them. My work is not about how the landscape looks as much as about how the landscape makes me feel. I try to create an image that allows the viewer to engage with it in such a way as to invite similar introspection.
Kirby Fredendall
Kirby Fredendall

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural…

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural lines describe the play of light and wind across the water, while softer marks…

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural lines describe the play of light and wind across the water, while softer marks add life to the…

Linda Dubin Garfield
Linda Dubin Garfield
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