Residency Application

Residency Application for the 2025 season, Open Now!


Selection Criteria

The 18 artists are selected through a competitive selection process. Portfolios of submitted images will be judged by an independent committee comprised of highly regarded art professionals. During this first round, artists will be selected solely on the basis of their portfolio. References will be contacted for those artists in the final round.

General Applicant Restrictions:

  • The residency is restricted to professional artists, 25 years of age or older, working in paint.
  • The Golden Foundation Residency does not accept applications from commercial artists (commissions or projects ordered by others).
  • The Golden Foundation Residency does not fund travel or food expenses.

Residency Application for the 2025 season will open in May of 2024

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2025 Residency Sessions:

February 23 – March 22
April 27 – May 24
June 1 – June 28
July 13- August 9
August 24 – September 20
October 19 – November 15

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through SlideRoom by the deadline, August 28th, 2024.

A complete application must contain the following information:

  • Contact information
  • Artist statement and bio
  • Eight digital image files of your work
  • Three references whom we may contact. References will only be contacted for applicants in the final round
  • A $30 application fee


If you encounter a technical issue or have a question while filling out the application, please contact us at

International Applicants

All correspondence, technical assistance, workshops, and lectures are provided in English only. Program parameters are based on available funding and other conditions, and thus are subject to change.