Self Reflective Artist Residency in New Mexico

Starry Night Retreat

Entry Deadline: Apr. 15

718 Van Patten
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

The Artist In Residence program at Starry Night Retreat provides artists, writers, and researchers with the opportunity to live and work within a small, creative community. Located downtown in the historic hot springs district of Truth or Consequences- a small rural New Mexico town- Starry Night is a place where writers, artists, and researchers can find quiet solitude and focus on their work.

Open year round, residencies are a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 6 months. The residency includes private, fully furnished apartments with a private bathroom and kitchen, and shared studio space.

Recent graduates, matriculated students, and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Credit for residency may be available. For more information visit our website.

Eligibility: Emerging and established visual artists, artist teams, writers, and researchers engaged in the creation of new work.

For application and complete guidelines please visit our website.

Application fee: None

Next application review deadline:
April 15th, July 15th, October 15th, January 15th

Residency fees: The cost to participants is $650 for 2 weeks or $1200 per month. Participants may apply to bring their partner, spouse, or creative partner as well for an additional $175 per week. Early determination is available upon request.

Financial Aid: Based on merit and documented need, there is limited financial aid available. Financial aid requests cannot exceed more than 50% of residency fees.

For application and guidelines for Financial Aid please visit our website.

Starry Night is dedicated to creating programs that support and nurture artists and their careers with the the Residency programs and the Exposure program. The Exposure program brings the work of contemporary, emerging artists to Miami for exhibition during Art Basel Weekend, and to other major art exhibitions in New York, and Hong Kong.

The Exposure program is for artists who wish to gain rapid exposure at the largest art fairs in the Americas, and internationally. If you are looking to secure relationships with the top galleries, dealers, and collectors then you should learn more about the Exposure program.

For the Exposure program information please visit our website.

Packages: We offer packages for discounted prices!

2 Exposure exhibitions + a 1 month Residency is $6950. Purchasing those all separately would be $7200!

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