Artist-in-Residence Program: Application Requirements

Artist-in-Residence Program: 2019 Application Requirements

AIR Suzie BakerApplication deadline and link:

All Artist-in-Residence Program applications must be submitted through the following link:

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All applications must be submitted by midnight on: February 1, 2019

Artists will be notified by: March 1, 2019

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Work Sample Requirements:

All work submitted should be current work completed within the last two years and should relate to the nature of the work the artist plans to produce during their residency.

  • Visual Art: (Mixed Media, Fiber, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Installation, Sculpture, Ceramics, Digital) 10 JPEG images at 1MB and 300dpi. Each image should be labeled: LastName_FirstName_Title_Medium_Size_Year. An image list should accompany these images.
  • Performance: (Music, Sound, Film) 3 to 5 separate pieces that total no more than 25 minutes in a video or audio file. A PDF should be uploaded with the artist’s name, title, year, and a description of the artist’s role in the work. Films will also need to provide a script.
  • Writer: Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writers should send 10 pages from a novel, short stories, or poems. Screen writers should submit one complete screenplay. Files should be labeled with the artist’s name, title, and year completed.
  • Interdisciplinary artists: Submit a combination of the above that accurately represents your work.
  • Other: Please email the Yellowstone Art & Photography Center coordinator if your work does not fall clearly into any of the above categories at

Statement of Intent:

Describe your relevant qualifications, what you will accomplish in Yellowstone, and how it will benefit your future work. Limit: 500 words.

Public Outreach Proposal:

YA&PC OpeningThe artist will submit a proposal on their plans for public outreach during their stay. Artists are required to provide 6 hours a week of art programming and interaction with the public. These can be hands-on demonstrations, open studios, or presentations. Programs should relate to the artist’s work and help support the mission of the National Park Service. In your proposal please outline your program, necessary supplies, and the length of each session.


A short biography. Limit: 300 words.


Include exhibits, publications, and/or performances, not to exceed 4 pages.

Preferred Dates:

Two-week periods (13 days) that all begin on a Monday and end on a Saturday.

June 3-June 15

June 17-June 29

July 1-July 13

July 15-July 27

July 29-August 10

August 12- August 24

August 26-September 7

September 9-September 21

Rank the top 3 time periods you will be available.


___ Complete online application. Please read over all information above before applying.

___ Submit work samples and image/information list.

___ Statement of Intent

___ Proposed Public Outreach

___ Biography

___ Résumé

___ List of Preferred Dates


Learn more

About the Artist-in-Residence Program

Artist-in-Residence Program: What to Expect

Yellowstone Art & Photography Center