Call for Art Omi Int’l 2018 Artist Residencies, Ghent NY

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Art Omi | Omi International Arts Center

2018 Residency Dates Open Call:
We will accept applications for the 2018 residency session
Artists are provided with a studio, living quarters & meals at no cost

Art Omi | Omi International Arts Center

Omi International Arts Center hosts international visual artists, writers, musicians and dancers on 300 acres in the Hudson Valley region of New York, amidst a 10-acre contemporary sculpture park, The Fields Sculpture Park.

Omi International Arts Center has four distinct residency programs:

  • Art Omi International Artists Residency invites 30 visual artists from around the world every July for a four-week residency
  • Writers Omi hosts 40 writers and translators from around the world for up to two months each year
  • Music Omi brings together 12-15 musicians/composers from around the world in August for three weeks
  • Dance Omi brings together 10 dancers/choreographers from around the world for three weeks in late August

Through a competitive jury process, residents are chosen and invited to attend at no cost to themselves, except travel. Abundant, catered meals and comfortable, beautiful lodgings are provided.


Ghent, New York: United States

Omi is in beautiful rural Columbia County, near the Berkshires, overlooking the Catskill Mountains. Omi is 2-3 hours north of New York City.


Application is open to visual artists from all over the world who have been professionally active for at least the past 3 years. We don’t accept applications from artists currently enrolled in either a BFA or MFA. We accept applications from PhD students or from professional artists, with at least 3 years of experience, currently enrolled in a master degree other than in the Arts. Please note: having studied art is NOT a requirement: we accept applications from self-taught professional artists.

Facilities & Services

  • Housing: Private bedroom in a shared housing facility, Shared bedroom
    Visual artists sleep 2 to a room; all other programs have private rooms.
  • Meals: Some meals are provided
  • Computer/internet access: Computer and internet connection provided in common area (shared), Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: housing/grounds/studios are accessible
    Living quarters, studios, and public areas are wheelchair accessible.
  • Studios/special equipment: Dance / Choreography, Exhibition / Installation, Music studio (non-recording), Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Woodworking

Residency Fees


Stipends / other support

See web site for fellowships available.

Contact Information

1405 County Route 22
Ghent, New York 12075
United States

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