We accept 1-6 month proposals for our Winter Residency Season, 1-5 month proposals for out Summer Residency Season, and 1-4 week proposals for our October Lab. Residents are selected by a review committee composed of the board of directors and professionals in the field. They will be selected based on the quality of their work, commitment to their practice, and ability to interact positively with the community at large.
Notification of acceptance will be given within 30 days of the application due date. Accepted applicants will have 7 days to commit to attending the residency. After confirmation, resident’s security deposit and the first month’s fee are due.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS HAS CLOSED FOR OUR SUMMER RESIDENCY. THE LINKS BELOW HAVE BEEN DISABLED. The instructions remain for individuals interested in applying for future residence.
Applicants must pay the $15 application fee using paypal BEFORE filling out their application. Once the $15 fee is payed, applicants insert their paypal confirmation code into their application.
PAY APPLICATION FEE HERE – Keep your paypal confirmation code to be inserted into your application.
APPLY as an ARTIST
APPLY as a WRITER
APPLY for the OCTOBER LAB
Click on “Apply” links above. You will be directed to a digital form where you will attach a multipage PDF document that will include in this order:
*This multipage PDF should be no larger than 10MB. For questions on how to create a multipage PDF go HERE.
-URL (if available)
-Which month(s) are you applying for?
-Are you applying for a fellowship? If so, please specify the amount of fellowship you are applying for and give a BRIEF statement of need.
-Are you applying as a collaborative team? If so, please specify if you need separate beds.
-Are you planning on bringing a spouse or pet?
-Proposal detailing what you think you might work on while in Wassaic.
- Work Samples (see details below)
- Work List. Title, medium, year, dimensions
- If your work is time based or has video documentation, please include a link where your work can best be seen (your website, YouTube, Vimeo, etc). Please make sure that this link stays active for the duration of the consideration process.
ARTIST WORK SAMPLES
10 images – Each image should not exceed 1MB
If your work is time based or has video documentation, please include a link where your work can best be seen (your website, YouTube, Vimeo, etc).
WRITING WORK SAMPLES
PLAYWRITING / SCREENWRITING One or two work samples – up to 10 pages for a play script or treatment.
WRITERS OF FICTION, NONFICTION 2 work samples – no more than 10 pages total double spaced.
POETRY at least 2 work samples no more than 6 pages total.
A Publication list.
Notification of acceptance will happen within 30 days of the application due date. Accepted applicants will have 7 days to commit to attending the residency. After confirmation, resident’s security deposit and the first month’s fee are due.
There are no refunds.