4 - 6 weeks
Paid by host 

Accommodations, private and shared studio space, food program.

Paid by artist 

There is an application fee for all programs that helps defray the cost of the selection panels. Accepted artists are responsible for their own work materials as well as transportation to and from the area. The programs are otherwise offered free of charge to accepted/invited artists.

Application guidelines 

2020 Artists-in-Residence. Application Fee: $35 (U.S.)


I-Park Foundation Artists-in-Residence Program

I-Park Foundation Artists-in-Residence Program



I-Park, a 450-acre natural woodland retreat in East Haddam, Connecticut, U.S.A., offers a multidisciplinary artists-in-residence program. Residencies are typically offered from May until December in visual arts, music composition/sound art, creative writing, moving image and architecture/landscape design. Most residencies are 4 weeks in duration with 6-7 artists populating each session. Residencies are self-directed, undisturbed and non-judgmental. You decide what you’re working on and when.

  • In odd years, I-Park hosts a special multidisciplinary Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale. This 3-week residency is open to 10-12 artists/designers in all creative disciplines; those working in Architecture and Landscape/Ecological Design are especially encouraged to apply.
  • In even years, I-Park hosts a biannual Composers + Musicians Collaborative Residency with an established chamber music ensemble. The program pulls together a group of composers, a performing ensemble and its music director in an intimate, immersive residency setting. It encourages collaborative exchanges of ideas and inspiration, entails numerous readings of the new works in deelopment, and culminates in a series of concerts.
  • General Residency Program: Open Studios event
  • Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale: Biennale Exhibition event
  • Composers + Musicians Collaborative Music Residency: Concert Premieres in Connecticut and New York
Accommodation Information 

Residents are provided with a private studio, a private bedroom in an 1840s farmhouse, shared bathroom facilities, towels and linens, housekeeping service, a meal program, and a shared kitchen, common area, library and wireless internet.

Studio Information 

Private studios (heated, air conditioned). Painting, sculpture, writers’ studios, shared workshop space and an abundance of tools, materials and equipment, including an electric kiln. Music studio with an acoustic piano, several digital keyboards and peripheral devices and software for recording, sequencing and sound manipulation – and a collection of percussion and obscure instruments.

Technical Information 

A variety of power tools and equipment, musical instruments and peripherals, site materials, an electric kiln, wireless internet and library facilities are provided.


Rural East Haddam, Connecticut, USA.

428 Hopyard Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
United States
+1 860 873 2468

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