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Master Artist-in-Residence Program

About the Master Artist-in-Residence Program

Thomas Struth, ACA Master artist working with associates.

Atlantic Center for the Arts is an innovative nonprofit artists-in-residence program that provides artists with an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world's masters in the visual, literary, and performing arts. Since the program began in 1982, over 3500 artists have been served from the US and around the world.

Master Artist-in-Residence Schedule

Residency #156   (FEBRUARY 16 – MARCH 8)    
-Suzanne McClelland – visual artist,
-Dani Shapiro – fiction/memoir
-The Dosti Music Project – This partnership between Found Sound Nation and the US Embassy in Islamabad is the music component for this residency. (Application details will be available soon)  

Residency #157   (MAY 18 – JUNE 7)  
-Karl Berger – composer/performer & Ingrid Sertso – vocalist/performer
-Inka Essenhigh – visual artist
-Paul Harding – fiction
Residency #158   (JUNE 22 – JULY 12)   Application deadline: February 15, 2015
-Nilo Cruz - playwright
-Marisa Olson – visual artist
-Master Artist to be announced
Residency #159   (OCTOBER 12 – NOVEMBER 1)   Application deadline: May 31, 2015
-Master Artists to be announced


Master Artist-in-Residence Program Details

Master Artist-in-Residence Program Details

Check here to get the specific detail of an ACA Master Artist Residency. Topics include fees, financial aid, application information, housing information, and other important information. 

How to Apply to the Master Artist-in-Residence Program

How to Apply to the Master Artist-in-Residence Program

ACA no longer accepts application materials in the mail. ACA now uses an online service to simplify the application process. All information needed to apply is on this page, and in the current Residency Schedule.