Monson Arts’ residency program supports emerging and established artists and writers by providing them time and space to devote to their creative practices. Residents receive a private studio, private bedroom in shared housing, all meals, and $1,000 stipend. Application for this program is open to anyone at any stage of their career, working in visual arts, writing, and related fields (i.e. audio, video, photography).
All of our studio spaces are outfitted to be as flexible as possible so that we can accommodate a variety of practices. Our visual arts studios are spacious with large work tables and sinks. Access is available to woodshop and metal shop facilities for any fabrication needs. Our writing studios are comfortably furnished with work tables, bookshelves and reading chairs. Residents live in newly renovated historic homes in town that have shared kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. Our entire campus has high speed wifi internet access.
Latest News > Artist Residencies at Monson Arts
Our next open call for residency applications will be online later this summer.read more
Monson Arts announced that it will partner with the Rhode Island School of Design to support two month-long design residencies for RISD graduates this summer at its facility in Monson.read more
We have just finalized our schedule for 2019 with some exciting new opportunities for residencies and workshops. Save the dates now and stay tuned for more details about specific programs in the coming months.read more