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Residency Program (Award)
Last Update 10/6/2017 7:53:00 PM

Address 30 Big Red Lane
Clearmont,WY 82835-
Phone Number (307)737-2291
Fax Number
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.ucrossfoundation.org
Executive Director Ms. Sharon Dynak
Founding Year 1981
Incorporating Year 1987
Mission Statement To actively support and participate in the process by which a society is strengthened and emboldened by its most forward looking arts.

Program Name Residency Program
Program Contact Ms. Tracey Kikut, Residency Manager
Program Phone (307) 737-2291
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 1981
Description of Program

The Ucross Foundation Residency Program offers the gift of time and space to competitively selected individuals working in all artistic disciplines. The Foundation strives to provide a respectful, comfortable and productive environment, freeing artists from the pressures and distractions of daily life. As painter Carol Schwennesen commented, "There has been no other art experience that has been as wide and deep and solid as the experience of being at Ucross."

The Ucross Foundation provides living accommodations, individual work space, and uninterrupted time to approximately 85 individuals each year. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to eight weeks. At any one time, there are up to nine individuals in residence, a mix of visual artists, writers and composers. In most cases, studios are separate from living quarters.

Conditions/Public Service Requirements
Award Website http://www.ucrossfoundation.org/residency-program/apply/

Where does the program take place? Artist Community/Arts Colony
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? Yes
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Housing
  • Studio Space
  • Food
Description of Support or Services

Lunch and dinners are prepared Monday to Friday by a professional chef with ample provisions on hand for breakfasts and weekends. Lunches are delivered to individual studio doors; group dinners take place at 6 p.m. Towels and all linens are provided, as is weekly housekeeping for bedrooms. here is cell phone service and wireless internet throughout residency facilities.

Residents are responsible for providing their own working materials and for their travel to Sheridan, Wyoming. There is no charge for a residency.

Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award)

Related Arts
Visual Arts
Performance Art/InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary
Performance Art/InterdisciplinaryPerformance Art
Media ArtsVideo/Digital
Media ArtsFilm
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Worldwide
Gender No Requirement
Age No Requirement
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply? Yes W/ Restrictions
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions Artists who have applied in the past, including previous residents and those who had Alternate status, must submit new and complete applications to be considered for another session, including recent work samples and reference letters. An artist may return to Ucross after three years have elapsed since his or her previous residency. (You would be able to reapply in 2 ½ years).

Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0

Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements Each applicant is responsible for requesting two letters of reference from qualified individuals who are familiar with his or her work. Applicants must provide an email address for two references. When your application is submitted, each reference will receive an email with instructions on how to submit their letter. The deadline for application submission is either March 1 or October 1. Your reference writers will have 7 days following the corresponding deadline to submit their letters. (Letter deadlines are March 7 or October 7)
Material/Process See Sumittable website.
Application Fee $40

Exact Deadline 3/1/2018
Deadline2 10/1/2018
Approximate Deadline Oct 1 & March 1
Rolling Deadline No
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines any

Selection Process/Criteria Residents are chosen by a rotating panel of professionals in the arts and humanities. Final awards of residencies are at the discretion of the Ucross Foundation.
Notification Process Notification by mail approximately eight to ten weeks after the deadline.

Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
Awardee's Public Service Requirement?