Open Call


Franconia Sculpture Park

With Funding
Shafer, United States


-Applicants must be active and practicing artists, evident in resume or CV. -Artists must be 21 years of age or older during the time of residency. -Artists must be U.S. residents and/or applicants who have a valid work visa. -Artists may NOT be enrolled in a degree-seeking program, either part-time or full-time, at an institution of higher learning during the residency program dates. -Applicant’s work must be characterized as one or more of the following: sculpture, three-dimensional installation, multimedia, site-specific, land art, conceptual art, social practice, and/or performance. -Artists are eligible to receive this fellowship once every three years, however applicants who are previous recipients are subject to a more rigorous review.

Number of Participants

8-10 Fellowship Artists will be selected for the 2020 residency season.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 05, 2020 - September 23, 2020


  • $5,000.00 stipend (one-time)


  • $20.00 application fee


Installation Space, Sculpture Facility, Shared Studio


Home-Stay, Kitchen, Private Room, Shared Bathroom


Breakfast, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian


Conceptual Art, Design, Digital Media, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Makers, Multimedia, Performance Art, Public Art, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound Art, Video Art, Visual Arts



Program Description

Franconia Sculpture Park’s Fellowship Artist Residency Program provides the opportunity for artists and/or artist teams to create ambitious new projects, interact and collaborate with a community of makers, and impact the public. Artists at any stage in their career, working in sculpture, installation, land art, social practice and performance are welcome to apply for residencies for a minimum of three weeks and a maximum of three months between April 5 and September 15, 2020. Selected artists will each receive a private bedroom and shared workspace to create new work at Franconia, along with a $5,000 award to fund their project. For complete residency details and application instructions, visit Franconia's website: Contact Alyssa Swanson with questions: (651) 257-6668 Deadline: January 15, 2020 11:59pm (CST)

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