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

Eric L. Porter Scholarship

The Eric L. Porter Scholarship is for artists who have a project in mind but lack the financial means, workspace, and equipment to complete the project. This scholarship gives artists an opportunity to explore, realize and expand their creative talent through development, creation, and completion of a specific project.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Opens: October 21, 2021
  • Submission Deadline: December 3, 2021
  • Interviews: December 5-17, 2021
  • Announcement of Winners: December 20, 2021
  • Start of Residency: January 1, 2022

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: TBD
  • Interviews: TBD
  • Announcement of Winners: TBD
  • Residency: TBD

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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