1 to 3 months
Paid by host 

Residencies include live/work space. Application and allocation of the available scholarships will be facilitated once the applicant has been accepted into the program.

Paid by artist 

A non-refundable application fee of $35.

Residency Fee: $1,000.00 per month

Application guidelines 

Artists and writers over 25 years of age are eligible. Residencies are intended as creative opportunities for visual artists and writers in all genres and mediums. Artistic merit and promise are the basis for selections. Mature and emerging artists are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online.


Santa Fe Art Institute

Santa Fe Art Institute


Santa Fe Art Institute offers artists from all disciplines a vibrant atmosphere to work in and supports over 50 residents per year. One residency is offered annually to poetry translators in Witter Bynner Poetry Translator Residency. SFAI also offers an Emergency Relief Residency program provides respite to artists affected the horrors of political, social, or natural disasters.

In 2013 the SFAI will begin a family residency initiative by offering a one-month residency to parent artists.


Open Studio events, artists' lectures, exhibitions and readings give resident artists and writers opportunities to present their work to larger audiences.

Accommodation Information 

All residents receive private living quarters with a private bath.

Studio Information 

Visual artists are provided with a semi-private studio space. Writers are welcome to use the library for writing and reading, as well as their own private rooms equipped with desks. Depending upon availability, writers may also request studio space. An outdoor courtyard offers space for working in a variety of media.

Technical Information 

SFAI's facilities include gallery/exhibition spaces, sky lit studios, a growing contemporary art library, courtyards, laundry facilities, communal kitchen, and dining and living room areas.


Santa Fe is located in New Mexico.

PO Box 24044
Santa Fe, NM 87502
United States
505 - 424 5050

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