2 weeks to 3 months
Paid by artist 

Rent is $875 per month, or $550 for two weeks, inclusive of utilities. Transportation, materials, food and additional expenses are the responsibility of the artists. Length of stay is negotiable.

Application guidelines 

To apply to the residency program, please send the following items:

Please send or email applications to:

  • CV or Resume: No more than two pages.
  • Description: In two paragraphs or less please describe what you hope to accomplish during the residency and why you believe the residency will be of benefit.
  • Dates: Proposed length and dates of stay, with a list of 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice preferences.
  • Work Samples:

a. Visual artists: Ten high resolution digital images in jpeg format, accompanied by a corresponding image list. Image details include last name, title of work, media, dimensions and date.
b. Writers: No more than ten pages of prose (fiction, non-fiction, or creative non-fiction). No more than five poems.
c. Composers/Musicians: Audio sample and a short description of your work.
d. Architects: Digital images of three projects. 

  • References:  Names and contact information of three professionals in your field who are familiar with your work.
  • Application Fee: $25 Application fee, payable through (enter phone#2024385710) or by check.

Please send or email applications to: 
A.I.R. Studio Paducah
4410 Oglethorpe St. #609, Hyattsville, MD 20781 

A.I.R. Studio Paducah

A.I.R. Studio Paducah


A.I.R. Studio Paducah is an artist-in-residence studio and efficiency apartment located in the Lower Town Arts District of Paducah, Kentucky, six blocks from the Ohio River. They welcome self-motivated, focused artists working in a range of visual arts practices, as well as writers and composers. Residents are encouraged to have a clear objective for their residency. Stays usually range from two weeks to three months. Collaborative artists and couples are welcome to apply. The residency affords the artist time and space for focused, independent studio work, the development of new ideas and experimentation. Visits to local galleries and studios as well as short trips to regional arts facilities can open a range of networking possibilities. The A.I.R. studio building features a storefront with a front wall gallery space for exhibiting work while in residence. Artists may also conduct workshops at the studio during their stay. Opportunities to work in collaboration with other artists and galleries in the Paducah community are often available.

Accommodation Information 
  • Sleeping area with two twin size beds & linens
  • Kitchen with electric oven/stove, dishwasher, double sink and standard refrigerator/freezer
  • Bathroom
  • Computer with internet access
  • A/C & Ceiling fans 
Studio Information 

Facilities include:

  • Workspace 
  • Large Studio
  • Ample wall & floor space
  • Skylights
  • Portable work tables & shelf
  • Desk & Chair
  • Utility sink
  • Concrete outdoor deck & sawhorses
  • Washer/Dryer
4410 Oglethorpe St. #609
Hyattsville, MD 20781
United States
+1 301-454-0433

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