MakeRoom Artist Residency



Deadline -- APPLICATION deadline, November 15, 2019

Apply at --

What--Artist residency

Where--Minneapolis, MN

When -- February or March, 2019

How Long--10 days

Why--Because having the time and place to do what you want can be very helpful

Who--Artists, makers, designers, and dreamers who live and work outside of the Twin Cities area of Minnesota can apply (pairs can apply too)

The artist residency provides use of common spaces in my home; a cozy private bedroom with two twin-size beds; a work desk, chair, design library and high-speed internet. The artist residency does not provide tools, materials, studio space, or equipment. Children and pets are not allowed.
Who can apply? Authors and illustrators, do-ers and dreamers, photographers and models, poets and painters, performance artists, wild thinkers, zine builders, designers, filmmakers, drawers, and doodlers too. Established and emerging artists, individuals and collaborating pairs who live and work outside of the Twin Cities of Minnesota are encouraged to apply. Artists who are are social, collaborative, and interactive make good candidates for the residency.

The MakeRoom Artist Residency offers free:

  • lodging
  • a welcome dinner
  • light daily breakfast
  • a presentation reception in your honor
  • a unique, custom-designed, one-of-a-kind gift
  • the opportunity for an artist, or a pair of collaborators, to focus on their work, gain inspiration, dive deep, increase professional development, experience something new, or just relax

The selected MakeRoom artist(s) in residence agree to:

  • attend a welcome dinner
  • add to the MakeRoom Artist Residency archive
  • attend a reception & present their work to a small group
  • participate & collaborate in marketing efforts while in residency

The artist residency requires the completion of very short, no-cost, application. 

Each applicant will be asked to provide:

  • answers to a few short questions
  • a link to their website or other on-line presence/portfolio
  • three references - past residencies, professors or friends
  • images of their 2-D, 3-D or performance work or a 100 word writing sample
  • 50 words explaining why they would like to be a MakeRoom artist resident

MakeRoom is dedicated to fostering a diverse community. People of color, gender oppressed, LGBTQ, and people of diverse social and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All are welcome!

Opportunity Opens

Monday, Sep 30th 2019

Opportunity Closes

Friday, Nov 15th 2019, 11:45pm

Application Location

External Site
MN Artists