The 2018 Residency will take place from June 14 to July 10, 2018
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
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