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rtist residencies provide dedicated time and space for diving head first into creative work. Away from their usual environment and free from distraction, imaginations can soar. The Northeast is rich with artist alcoves—each with its own unique accommodations, working environment, and fields of study. It’s not hard to find one to match your needs and expectations for a creative, concentrated endeavor this summer.

Maine 26 Split Rock Cove Summer Art Workshops Dates: May through August, two workshops per month. Application Deadline: TBA Along the shore of mid-coast Maine, 26 Split Rock Cove is a welcome retreat offering studio space, living arrangements and workshops in a peaceful, nurturing environment. Workshops focus on writing and book making and are open to beginning and practicing artists and writers. The Artist Retreat Space apartments are quiet, live/work one-bedrooms within walking distance of the shore and an optional studio space is available for renters staying less than three months. Apartments and private studio space can be rented by week, month or year. 26 Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston, ME (207) 596-7624 sandy@26splitrockcove.com 26splitrockcove.com Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Artist Residency and Workshops Dates: Open Studio Residency: May 25–June 6. Workshop Sessions: June 8–20, June 22–July 4, July 13–25, July 27–August 8, August 10–22, August 24–30 Application Deadlines: March 2 for Residency and Workshop/Scholarship applicants. April 1 for Workshop/Regular applicants. Haystack Mountain is an international, non-profit studio program offering two-week residency programs and one- and two-week workshops for craft-makers and visual artists. The Open Studio Residency is a two-week retreat designed to foster artistic exploration and provide uninterrupted time to work between six studios: ceramics, fiber, graphics, iron, jewelry, and wood. Artists experiment with materials,

technology, craft, and their creative process on an award-winning campus designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes. Studios are open 24/7, with classes scheduled Monday through Friday. The Haystack community is approximately 85 participants, including staff, students, and internationally known faculty artists. Roughly fifty applicants are selected through a competitive process, and those selected attend for free. 22 Church St., Deer Isle, ME (207) 348-2306 haystack@haystack-mtn.org haystack-mtn.org Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts Artist Residency Dates: Workshop Sessions: June 8–20, June 22– July 4, July 6–25, July 27–August 8, August 10–22 Application Deadline: Half of fee due 60 days prior to start of residency. Final payment due 30 days prior. Artists who pay their tuition in full by March 31 receive a $100 discount. Watershed is a place where artists with diverse approaches and backgrounds participate in a unique collective experience. Clay is the core of the Watershed experience, though many artists use their time to explore, contemplate, and experiment with various approaches to creating. Open-concept studios are in a 16,000 square foot building once used as a barn and are equipped with standard ceramic equipment such as slabrollers, mixers, pugmill, wheels, extruder, and hotbox. Artists are housed in modern, rustic cabins on Watershed’s upper campus. 19 Brick Hill Rd., Newcastle, ME (207) 883-6075 info@watershedceramics.org watershedceramics.org/2014-summerresidency-sessions

Massachusetts Goetemann Residency at Rocky Neck Art Colony Artist Residency Dates: Three One-month Sessions: May 15–June 15, July 9–August 10, September 6–October 6. (Possible Two-week Residency between May 15 and October 6.). Application Deadline: March 15 Named in honor of founder Gordon Goetemann, The Goetemann Residency on coastal Cape Ann is now in its 10th year and

offers a private live/work studio in the heart of a thriving art community. The artists selected evidence high-level accomplishment, originality and seriousness of purpose. One applicant will be selected for each term. Artists at any stage of professional development—who are adopting a fresh perspective on visual issues and personal interpretation, as well as those working in more traditional forms—are encouraged to apply. The program includes prime studio/gallery/living space (including utilities), press coverage, art sales opportunities, and access to a rich cultural community. 37 Rocky Neck Ave., Gloucester, MA residency@rockyneckartcolony.org rockyneckartcolony.org Montserrat College of Art Summer Immersive Art Workshops Dates: One-week Intensive Sessions: June 9–13, June 16–20, June 23–27, July 7–11 Application Deadlines: May 10 Early Bird: April 10 Located just north of Boston, Montserrat offers a beautiful seaside setting and walkable town center ideal for focused study. From painting, fiber arts and film to performance arts, comics and creative writing, week-long intensive courses are designed to allow participants time and instruction to explore new avenues of creativity. Instructors hail from Montserrat and beyond and are widely recognized educators who form

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RESIDENCIES RESIDENCIES the core of a unique environment. Affordable accommodations and evening activities foster a residential community of individuals who share a creative spirit and commitment, both during and outside of class. 23 Essex St., Beverly, MA (978) 867-9661 ce@montserrat.edu montserrat.edu/continuing-ed The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Museum School at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum Art Workshops Dates: Mid-June–September Deadline: Rolling admissions, first come For the past century, Provincetown has welcomed, nurtured, and inspired artists from all over the world—not just to create, but to

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connect with the town and its people. As the Provincetown Art Association and Museum celebrates PAAM100: A Century of Inspiration, the Museum School presents new workshops in drawing, mixed media, painting, printmaking, art history, plein air painting, and art and technology. Visit for a day, a week, a series or the season and enjoy the benefits of being in a school, artist’s association and museum. Wander the galleries, join a life drawing session, or drop in for a lecture at America’s oldest continuing art colony. 460 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA (508) 487-1750 paam.org

vibrant, year-round, non-profit arts center located on the dunes of Cape Cod. Offering workshops in painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, sculpture, writing, and poetry, to name a few, the summer 2014 program is taught by a distinguished faculty, including Judy Pfaff, Joan Snyder, Bernd Haussmann, Deborah Dancy, Mark Doty, Anna Poor, Daniel Heyman, Mark Shapiro, Nancy NcCarthy, Peter Campion and Morton Dean. 10 Meetinghouse Rd., Truro, MA (508) 349-7511 brian@castlehill.org castlehill.org

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill Artist Residency Dates: TBA (Check online for updates.) Deadline: March 16 Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill is a

Zea Mays Printmaking Summer Artist Residencies Dates: Ongoing, varying from 2–12 weeks Deadline: Rolling admissions Housed in a late 19th century brick fac-

Center for Contemporary Printmaking www.contemprints.org

The Helen Frankenthaler Printmaking Cottage offers a well-equipped printmaking studio and living quarters for artists-in-residence

Summer and year-round opportunities for artists who wish to explore printmaking projects in a creative, supportive environment. 299 West Avenue, Norwalk CT • 203-899-7999 • info@contemprints.org

26 SPLIT ROCK COVE ARTIST RETREAT

19 Cary Ln Salem, NY 12865 (518) 845-7674

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Furnished one-bedroom apartment overlooking Mussel Ridge Cove in South Thomaston, ME Art and writing workshops offered throughout the year 26splitrockcove.com • sandy @ 26splitrockcove.com

New Ceramic Artist Residency at Castle Hill & Summer Workshops

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill offers Summer Workshops in painting, drawing, photography, writing, ceramics and much more. A new Ceramic Artist in Residency program begins in 2014 from Feb.1–May 1. See our website for more details:

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tory building in Northampton, MA, Zea Mays Printmaking is one of the country’s premier “green” print studios. Residencies are custom designed to fit an artist’s unique needs and include working in a private or community studio, personalized instruction, workshops and individualized critiques. The Residency program is an opportunity to work in a cutting-edge studio, research center, educational institution and artist community with prolonged time to work in the printmaking studio. 230 Riverside Dr., Florence, MA (413) 584-1783 liz@zeamaysprintmaking.com zeamaysprintmaking.com/residencies

New Hampshire New Hampshire Institute of Art Summer Artist Workshops Dates: Mount Monadnock Summer Workshop:

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June 15–20. Meet the Masters Series: Various dates April–July. Deadline: Rolling admissions The New Hampshire Institute of Art offers a diverse range of creative workshops led by nationally and internationally known artists such as Koo Schadler, Robert Carsten, Geoffrey Lawrence, and Dan Weldon. Meet the Masters workshops are given in drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, jewelry, creative writing or writing for stage and screen. Workshops range from two to five days, and are held at the NHIA in Manchester, NH or Sharon Arts Center in Sharon, NH. NHIA also offers the opportunity to explore Mount Monadnock during a week-long workshop in both plein-air painting and digital landscape photography. Sharon Arts Center Campus: 457 NH Rt. 123, Sharon, NH (603) 924-7256 Live Registration Hours: M–F 9–3

RESIDENCIES RESIDENCIES sharonarts.org Manchester Campus: 148 Concord St., Manchester, NH (603) 836-2515 Live Registration Hours: M–F 8:30–4:30 nhia.edu/ce

New York Salem Art Works Artist Residency and Summer Workshops Dates: Summer Residency Programs: May 23–July 29, August 1–October 7. Workshops: TBA (Check online for updates.). Application Deadlines: Intern Artist: April 1. Emerging Artist: April 1. Self-Funded Residencies: Rolling basis, first come In rural Upstate New York, near the Vermont     border, Salem Art Works is a nonprofit art center

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Provincetown Art Association and Museum 460 Commercial St Provincetown MA 02657

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where creativity works ®

SUMMER IMMERSIVE ART WORKSHOPS Devote yourself to art in the unique environment only a working art college can provide.

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SUMMER WORKSHOPS DRAWING | PAINTING | PHOTOGRAPHY PRINTMAKING | CERAMICS | JEWELRY featuring Koo Schadler, Dan Welden, Geoffrey Lawrence and many more

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Courses offered in June and July. PHOTO BY WILLIAM L. FARRELL

beverly, ma | 978.867.9661 | montserrat.edu

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and sculpture park dedicated to supporting both emerging and established artists in the creation of new and progressive work. The residency program strives to nurture a continuous stream of creative development through weekly studio visits as well as presentations from resident and visiting artists. It includes housing, meals, staff support, and 24-hour access to studio spaces and on-site facilities. Workshops are held in a variety of disciplines, taught by regional and national artists who offer the time and space to experiment with the new skills and artistic processes. 19 Cary Lane, Salem, NY (518) 854-7674 info@salemartworks.com salemartworks.com

Vermont The Putney School Studio Art & Writing Week and Summer Workshops Dates: Studio Art & Writing Week and Vermont Jazz Center Summer Workshop: August 10–16. Workshop Sessions: June 29–July 18, July 20– August 8. Application Deadline: Rolling admissions, first come. Early applications encouraged. Located on a 500-acre hilltop farm in southern Vermont, The Putney School campus has long been a source of inspiration. Now in its fourth year, the Studio Art & Writing Week welcomes those looking to invigorate and nurture their creative spirit. Join accomplished faculty for a one-week arts intensive program as you create and collaborate in outdoor classrooms and arts studios. Enjoy independent studio time in the evening and a chance to learn from one another. Small workshop sizes offer individual attention, and a Certificate of Completion is available for continuing education and professional develop-

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ment hours. Also in residency, the Vermont Jazz Center summer workshop offers an invigorating week for musicians. Participants join classes in music theory, composition and arranging, vocal studies, ensembles, listening, master-classes and jam sessions. Elm Lea Farm 418 Houghton Brook Rd., Putney, VT (802) 387-6297 summer@putneyschool.org summer.putneyschool.org/adultstudio

Colorado Anderson Ranch Arts Center Summer Workshops Dates: TBA (Check online for updates.) Application Deadline: Rolling admissions, first come In the heart of a mountain resort community,

RESIDENCIES RESIDENCIES ten miles from Aspen, CO, Anderson Ranch is a world-class learning community dedicated to creativity and growth through the making and understanding of visual arts. Workshops are offered in ceramics, furniture and woodworking, painting and drawing, photography and digital media, printmaking, sculpture, and woodturning. Each one welcomes students of all levels of experience and are designed and taught by working artists from around the country. A Featured Artist Lecture Series, visiting artists and critics, artist slide lectures and annual art auction also fill the summer months. 5263 Owl Creek Rd., Snowmass Village, CO (970) 923-3181 info@andersonranch.org andersonranch.org

The Putney School Summer Programs Studio Arts & Writing Week August 10–16 in Putney, VT

Fiber Arts Metal Jewelry Blacksmithing Painting Creative Writing

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Available late May through October. Private, waterfront live-work studio in a progressive arts community. Open to all visual artists. For info:

rockyneckartcolony.org/residency.php artistcommunities.org/residencies/ directory (type in Goetemann)

For questions: Residency@rockyneckartcolony.org

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summer@putneyschool.org summer.putneyschool.org/adultstudio 802-387-6297

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