Time, Space, Community

While each of the residencies at Art Gym has its own structure and requirements, they are all built on the same goal: Providing time, space, and community for artists to use while working towards a project. In addition to completing their proposed project, it is our hope that each artist that moves through one of our residency programs gains a greater understanding of their art practice and builds new connections in the process.

Current Residencies

Porter Scholarship Residency

The Porter Scholarship Residency is for artists who lack the financial means, workspace, and equipment to explore, realize and further expand their art practice by providing a material stipend of up to $500.00 and a 6-month Full Access membership to Art Gym.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Opens: Rolling
  • Submission Deadline: Rolling
  • Interviews: Rolling
  • Announcement of Winners: Rolling
  • Start of Residency: Rolling

Create Award

The Create Award is a 6-month residency for recent graduates from creative disciplines (fine arts, digital art, performing arts, etc.). Selected candidates receive a 6-month membership at Art Gym Denver, and a final exhibition and/or performance in Art Gym’s professional gallery space.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Opens: Open year round
  • Submission Deadline: June 16, 2023
  • Interviews: June 26-30, 2023
  • Announcement of Winners: July 7, 2023
  • Residency: Mid-July to Mid-January
  • Exhibition/Performance: End of January

Art Gym Guest Artists

Through the Art Gym Guest Artist program, Art Gym partners with outside artists to complete a collaborative project. The Guest Artist program is by invite only, occurring through organic connections with artists in the community, based on a shared idea or goal. Each guest artist works with Art Gym staff to develop and complete the intended project utilizing the space and equipment at Art Gym.

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