2 weeks to 6 months
Paid by host 

The Post Contemporary provides awards to approximately 95% of residents. Rates are subsidized by grants and fellowships.

Paid by artist 

Flat fee of $290/week or $1150/month for single accommodation and access to all the Post Contemporary facilities and events. Artist pays for own travel, meals and supplies.

Application guidelines 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply early for best consideration. However, applicants are encouraged to apply even if the priority deadlines are passed, in the event that the dates requested and/or funding may still be available. As a general rule summer residencies fill much faster than other seasons. There is $25 application fee.

The Post Contemporary

The Post Contemporary

Emerging Artist Residency


The Post Contemporary supports artists thinking and/or working beyond the confines of the established art world, enabling them to influence the development of future concepts, systems, and communities.
The Post Contemporary focuses on emerging and early career artists and accepts applicants in a diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D), and concept.


Exhibition, critique.

Accommodation Information 

The living area is a shared space and includes lofted bedrooms, living room / library, dining room, and kitchen & bath.

Studio Information 

The residency program features high-ceiling, adaptable studio space open 24 hours a day, with use of all Post facilities including the wood shop and tool library.


Woodside hill top in a small city.

71 Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180
United States

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