Varies by artist's needs (3 to 12 months)
Application guidelines:

You can find the application form here.

AIR tags:
separate from accomodation, access only during office hours, Gallery, own contribution by residents, capacity, exhibition space

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Corning center for the fine arts

Corning center for the fine arts


The Corning Center for the Fine Arts (CCFA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of interdisciplinary arts. The mission of the center is to provide citizens and visitors to Corning with a unique venue at which to enjoy that which makes Corning a great place to live and visit. The Artist in Residency Program offers artists the opportunity for a dynamic residency program with studio and living space, and incentives to relocate to Adams County. The classes and cultural events bring a variety of opportunities for everyone in Corning, Adams County and the region to take part in a vibrant cultural experience and have a great time.

The residency program is for emerging, mid-career and established artists. CCFA provides artists with the physical space, technical assistance, and support to create new work. Interaction between the artists, their work, and the public is promoted through exhibitions, lectures, and educational opportunities. Within this mission, the Artist in Residency Program will support and enhance the creativity of artists by providing time for work, reflection and collegial interaction in a unique, small-town setting.


Artist’s responsibility: To produce a mutually agreed upon amount of sellable artwork to be sold in gallery. Artist are also asked to schedule retail staffing in gallery.

Studio Information

Free studio space in art gallery, many residents have also set up studio spaces in the resident apartments in addition to their studio space in the art center.

Accommodation Information

Two resident apartments are available above art center. Each apartment has fantastic natural light, hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings. They both contain a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, living room, dining area and bedroom totaling over 800 sq. ft. of space.

Technical Information

Fully equipped pottery studio.

Contact information

706 Davis Ave
Corning, IA 50841
United States

corningalumni [at]