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Peninsula School of Art (Fish Creek, WI)

Artist-in-Residence Program at Peninsula

Location: Wisconsin
Type: Residency
Any discipline

Deadline: 04/09/2024


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 equipment and studios
Fully furnished 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

October 31 – December 12, 2024
January 9 – February 20, 2025
April 3 – May 15, 2025

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.

Contact information
Artist statement (150 words maximum)
Letter of interest outlining why a residency experience is important to you at this point in time. 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. The deadline to apply is April 9, 2024.

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.

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