The HARPO Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship / Residencies

October 1, 2020

Organization Name: Santa Fe Art Institute

Organization Location: Santa Fe Art, NM

Type: Residencies

Fee: $10 application fee, $150 refundable security deposit


The HARPO Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute is a prestigious award established in 2013 to provide an emerging visual artist with strong artistic ability and an evolving practice, the space and time to explore ideas and start new projects in a residency context at a pivotal moment in their professional development.

The annual Artist Fellow receives a 6-week residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, which includes a private room and bath, a semi-private studio space, access to common facilities and basic tools, and a $500 travel stipend. All other expenses, materials, and equipment are the responsibility of the fellow. In addition to the $10 application fee, SFAI requires a refundable $150 security deposit to be paid upon acceptance.

The only required outcome is for the HARPO Emerging Artist Fellow is to submit 5 images of work made during the residency and a statement of impact.

The Artist Fellow is not required to engage in SFAI’s 2020-2021 residency theme, “Labor,” but may do so at their discretion.

This award is open to self-defined under-recognized emerging visual artists.

National and international artist my apply.

Must be over the age of 25.

May not be enrolled in a degree program at the time of the application deadline, October 1, 2020.

Applications due: October 1, 2020
References due: October 8, 2020

Application Fee: $10 // Deposit (refundable): $150

1 artist will be selected for the 2021 HARPO Emerging Artist Fellowship.

Duration of residency: 6 weeks at the Santa Fe Art Institute.
Applicants can choose one of the following six-week periods for their residency in 2021:

January 4 to February 10
February 15 to March 24
August 30 to October 6
October 11 to November 17

For more information about the residency, the HARPO Foundation, and past recipients of the Emerging Artist Fellowship Residency, please visit: –or–

Opportunity Website