2 weeks to 3 months
Paid by host 

Fellowships available. All residency artists receive some level of financial assistance. Between 10% to 100% of residency costs are paid by the host.

Paid by artist 

Residency fee: $290/week. $1150/month.

Travel, materials, food.

Application guidelines 

See website: note that there is a 25$ application fee.

31/01/2015 30/04/2015 31/07/2014 31/10/2014


ongoing, with reviews on Feb 1, May 1, Aug 1 and Nov 1.

The Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside

The Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside

Contemporary Artists Center - Woodside (Residency/Fellowship)


The Contemporary Artists Center is a non-profit arts organization housed in two Neo-Gothic stone church buildings situated on the Woodside National Historic Register Site in Troy, NY.

The CAC focuses on emerging and early career artists and accepts applicants who offer quality in their art and encourages diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) and concepts.

The residency program offers artists the time and support to create new work and fosters an environment that encourages creativity, dialog, and experimentation.

Accommodation Information 
The living area includes lofted bedrooms, living room / library, dining room, kitchen & bath.
  • 3 Lofted Double Rooms
  • 1 Lofted Single Room
  • Single beds
  • Sheets, blankets & towel provided
  • Full Kitchen & Dining Room
  • Commercial Stove and shared fridges
  • Organic garden
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Library/Lounge
  • Easy access to public transportation and groceries
Studio Information 

The facility features high-ceiling, adaptable studio space open 24-hours a day with some specialized studio facilities, possible exhibition opportunities, weekly critiques, and weekly outings.

  • 8 semi-private studios
  • Some have stained-glass windows
  • Overhead and directional lighting
  • Movable walls
  • Worktables & chairs
  • Shared utility sink
  • Over-sized double doorways
Technical Information 

The residency includes use of all CAC studios and equipment. Specialized facilities will include:

  • Tool library
  • Woodshop
  • Sewing machine
  • Work table
  • Printer, Scanner & Copier
  • Wifi throughout building

The Contemporary Artists Center is located on the campus of the Woodside National Historic Register Site in Troy, NY. Two Neo-Gothic stone church buildings house the artist program. The CAC is located 2.5 hours north of NYC.

71 Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180
United States

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