Residency Grants

Deborah Dancy

AIR Deborah Dancy in the etching studio.

Women’s Studio Workshop has an artist-centered philosophy and a deep commitment to the individual’s creative process. We support this vision through providing time and space where artists can come to work with 24-hour access to the studios, onsite and adjacent housing and technical advice and support.

A WSW Residency is supported by our technical and artistic staff that is readily available to coach, train, and assist artists on all aspects of their projects. This active engagement allows artists to work across mediums, integrating new processes and materials into their work, and to gain new levels of mastery in specific disciplines. These grants are for women artists who will not be enrolled in an academic program at the time of the residency.


Artists’ Books Residency Grant: 6-8 week residency for an artist to produce a limited edition artist’s book. learn more >

Art-in-Education Book Arts Residency Grant: 8-10 week residency focused on creating a limited edition artist’s book, while also working with students during our Art-in-Education program. learn more >

Legacy Artists Residency Grant: 6 weeks working in any studio to create a new body of work. learn more >

Ora Schneider Residency Grant for Regional Artists: month long residencies for regionally based artists. learn more >

Rosendale Cultural Crossroads Public Art Residency: Eight week residency grants are available for artists to create new public art projects for our town, Rosendale, New York. learn more >

Parent Residency Grant:
This month-long opportunity for an artist with dependent children includes a stipend for child care. learn more >

Studio Residency Grant: 6-8 weeks working in any of WSW’s studio areas to create a new body of work. learn more >