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January 09, 2019

Join AAC and your residency colleagues for a series of online meet-ups on the Zoom video...

December 20, 2018

The Alliance of Artists Communities consortium programs and regranting partnerships have...

December 20, 2018

Check out the following grant opportunities specifically suited for artist residency programs:...


Application is Open: Diversity + Leadership Fellows

Spread the word! The Alliance of Artists Communities is now accepting applications for The Alliance Diversity + Leadership Fellows program. This full year fellowship celebrates and supports the careers of emerging residency leaders of color and emerging residency leaders with disabilities. The fellowship provides a range of networking and professional development opportunities - including travel and registration for the 2018 Alliance of Artists Communities' Conference. The fellowship supports residency leaders interested in:

  • Building self-awareness and management strategies for successfully growing and leading a residency organization
  • Developing leadership skills and other tools to strengthen business practice and impact of work
  • Developing a deeper understanding of the context and landscape of the residency field through Conference attendance and networking opportunities
  • Joining an international network of residency leaders
  • Working closely with a field mentor
  • Attending the 2018 AAC Conference in Philadelphia, PA (October 15-18, 2018)

Guidelines: US-based artist residency program administrators of color or residency administrators who have a disability who have worked within the residency field, or associated roles, for 2-6 years. AAC members and non-members are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: August 7, 2018.

The 2018 Diversity + Leadership Fellows program is made possible through a grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Fellows will be announced in early August. For more information, contact Deb Dormody, Deputy Director at

Read more about the Diversity + Leadership Fellows Program here.

Read more about additional scholarship opportunities here.