3-9 months
Paid by host:

Selected artists will be awarded through a review process. Recipients will receive an honorarium, housing, transportation, a dedicated studio at the Centre, and use of PBPC equipment as well as a teaching honorarium and up to $1500.00 per month in expenses associated with the culminating program pursuant to the Residency Proposal

Application guidelines:

The period of application to apply each year is the two month period between March and April. Selection will be made and contract award by the end of June. Earliest date residencies can begin is September 1st each year. Residency time period may be made to begin as much as two years in advance. To be considered, perspective artists must be at least 18 years old at the time of application and demonstrate the following criteria for each level:

Professional Artist: A record of accomplishment demonstrated through continuous public presentation and a recognized body of work. Prior experience as an Artist-in-Residence or a recipient of cultural grants or fellowships is a plus.

Emerging Artist: Peer acceptance as an artist of outstanding promise. Prior experience as an Artist-in-Residence or a recipient of cultural grants or fellowships is a plus.

MFA Candidate: Registered at a University and undertaking a thesis.

Complete application guidelines available here.

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Palm Beach Photographic Centre

Palm Beach Photographic Centre

Artist-in-Residence Program

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC or the Centre) offers artist/photographers the opportunity to live and pursue their work in Palm Beach County, FL for a minimum of three months. During the residency period, selected artists will be free to explore their personal vision while teaching and engaging both students and the community-at-large at the world acclaimed photography center. The residency program is offered to fine art photographers in three experience levels: Professional Artist, Emerging Artist, and MFA candidate.


The residency period culminates with a Community Gallery exhibition, a project, or special event created by the artist-in-residence in collaboration with PBPC participants. Based on background and experience, artists applying in the Professional category may be awarded an exhibition in the Museum at Palm Beach Photographic Centre during the residency period.

Accommodation Information

Rent-free studio apartment in Palm Beach, FL including water and electric, transportation expense, and limited dining at area restaurants that sponsor the PBPC Artist in Resident program.

Technical Information

PBPC Epson printers capable of printing up to 60 inches wide and dedicated access to computer with PhotoShop, Lightroom, and other popular software programs.


Palm Beach, Florida

Contact information

415 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
United States

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