Applications open for MASS MoCA Summer/Fall 2022 residency

MASS MoCA’s artist residency, the Studios at MASS MoCA, has partnered with the Ford Family Foundation to support another year of fully funded residency fellowships for Oregon visual artists.

Applications are now open for The Studios at MASS MoCA’s Summer/Fall 2022 artist residency season.

Applicants are eligible who:

  • 1. Are currently practicing visual artists
  • 2. Have lived in Oregon for the past 36 months
  • 3. Are not currently students
MASS MoCA Summer/Fall 2022 residency

Applications are now open for The Studios at MASS MoCA’s Summer/Fall 2022 artist residency season.
Join the 750+ artists who have enjoyed an artist residency of up to 8 weeks on MASS MoCA’s historic mill campus in the Berkshire Mountains. Run by Assets for Artists (the artist-development arm of MASS MoCA), artist residencies will be available from June 15 – Dec 31, 2022 for the Summer/Fall season.

 Selected artists receive:

  • Private, furnished studio space at MASS MoCA, available 24/7
  • Housing in newly renovated apartments directly across the street from the museum.
  • One communal meal per day in the company of fellow artists-in-residence.
  • MASS MoCA member benefits for the duration of the residency, including free access to the museum’s galleries, The Clark, and discounts on performing arts events and museum store purchases.
  • Access to basic printmaking presses and two weaving looms.
  • A studio visit with a MASS MoCA curator.
  • 1-year access to Assets for Artists’ online artist professional development workshops.

Application deadline January 8, 2022   


Supported by The Ford Family Foundation, this fellowship shall be awarded to two visual artists from the state of Oregon. The fellowship funds all residency fees for two or four weeks, plus a stipend of $600 – $1,000 for travel or other expenses (amount dependent on the length of residency). To qualify for this fellowship, you must be (1) a visual artist who has evidenced five or more years of active professional participation in your medium, (2) have lived in the state of Oregon for at least 36 months prior to applying, (3) not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program. For the purpose of this award, “Visual Arts” include a broad array of work designed to be experienced primarily in an exhibition, installation, or object-based environment. Media or other work intended to be web-based or theatrically viewed is not included in this definition.

To apply, simply select the appropriate box on the “fellowships” question of the Summer/Fall 2022 residency application. There is no separate application for this opportunity. Be sure to also indicate whether you would like to be considered for a regular residency at the Studios at MASS MoCA if you are not awarded this special fellowship residency. All applicants must first be accepted through the regular jurying process to receive this fellowship.
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