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Call for Applications | Artists-in-Residence Program at Peninsula School of Art


Designed for artists of all career stages, the Artists-in-Residence Program at Peninsula School of Art is an immersive studio experience offered to six visual artists each year. The program prioritizes time and space for residents to engage fully in their creative practice, experiment, and pursue new projects and ideas.

For six weeks, residents receive:

  • 500+ square foot, semi-private workspace in our new Madeline Tourtelot Studio Building
  • Access to our printmaking, digital, metals, and ceramics studios
  • Housing located directly across the street
  • A studio visit with with the session's Visiting Critic
  • Opportunities to engage with the public about their work and process

Session Dates

  • November 2 - December 14, 2023
  • January 11 - February 22, 2024
  • March 28 - May 9, 2024


  • Artists must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Artists may not be enrolled in a degree granting program at the time of the residency.
  • Artists of all visual disciplines and career levels are eligible to apply. 
  • Small collaborative teams are eligible to apply. Please note, if selected, PenArt is only able to accommodate two members of a collaborative team to live on-site and participate in the residency.

What You Need to Apply

  • Contact information
  • Artist statement (150 words maximum)
  • Letter of interest outlining why a residency experience is important to you at this stage in your career. Note, PenArt's residency program is not tied to a specific outcome or project. (500 words maximum)
  • Ten samples of work completed in the last five years, including images and/or video. 
  • Contact information for three references.
  • Scheduling preferences.
  • $35 non-refundable application fee.
  • All applications must be submitted via SlideRoom here

2023-24 Residency Fee

The actual cost of supporting an artist for six weeks is $3,600. Thanks to the generous support of donors and granting organizations, the artist's contribution for an individual residency is $750. A select number of the six residencies are fully funded fellowships awarded by the selection panel. 

Questions? Visit our website for more information or email Artistic Director Elysia Michaelsen at 

Deadline: 04.03.2023
Name: Elysia Michaelsen
Address: 3900 County F, Fish Creek, WI 54212
Phone: 9208683455