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Artists for Conservation Residency

Includes paid domestic travel, a $750 stipend, accommodations for two, exhibition space during your term to display work you bring or make, and a 1-month All-Access Membership for 2 ($100 value).

How to Apply

Upload resume, letter of interest, and portfolio items to a Google Drive or Dropbox folder and email link to arts@desertmuseum.org.

  • Resume: A  resume or C.V. highlighting academic, professional, and other relevant experience. Include links to website and social media (2-page maximum).

  • Letter of Interest: In 250 words or less, explain how your artistic process complements our mission and what you hope to achieve in your month here.

  • Portfolio: 5 jpegs of your artwork

Residency is May 1-31

2023 Residency

Susan Neilson

2025 Residency Submission Period  

Nov. 1 – Dec. 1, 2024

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Finalists will be interviewed by Zoom. Applicants will be notified of their status as soon as adjudication is complete, approximately one month following the submission period.