The Artist in Residence (AiR) program at The Factory on Willow is an opportunity for emerging artists of any medium to dive deeper into their current projects, themes, and practices, as well as to benefit from inspiration from The Factory community, the city of Manchester, and New Hampshire as a whole. A final art exhibit at the end of the residency, will be in collaboration with the New Hampshire Dance Collaborative and open to the public.
Become an Artist in Residence at The Factory:
A 12-week artist residency program designed to bring emerging artists from around the world to Manchester, NH. Experience a unique environment for creative exchange and collaboration amongst a community of creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.
What We Offer:
Selected artists are invited to stay for 3 months in a studio live/work apartment and community specially designed for creators, entrepreneurs and innovators.
Your live/work studio rent, utilities and access to all of The Factory’s amenities, including fitness center, green space, parking, and more (a $10,000 value covered by the program).
$350 travel stipend.
$200/week food & art supplies stipend.
Meetups and activities with other residents, community members and our on-site facilitator.
Regular open-studio events, artist talks, and teaching opportunities.
Who Can Apply?
If you currently are a US Citizen or hold Permanent Resident status, or any other work visa in place that is not expiring within 6 months, and 21 years old.