Artist in Residence Program

About the Program

Our Artist in Residence program brings teaching artists of various disciplines, media, cultures, experiences, and age to work with elementary school and graduate students alike. Visiting professional artists bring individual and collaborative art projects that enable students to express themselves and discover new things about their world.


Please note: We are accepting applications for the 2024 – 2025 school year. 


  • Length of stay is typically 3 days/2 nights, Monday through Wednesday from October to May
  • Workshops with our 4th – 6th grade students range from 75 to 150 minutes on Tuesday & Wednesday
  • Group size is approximately 10 to 12 students
  • Artists also can offer a professional development workshop for our graduate students and staff
  • Teaching facilities include our art studio, learning classrooms, or outdoors
  • IslandWood provides lodging and meals on-site for the duration of the program, plus an honorarium, round- trip ferry ticket if applicable, and reimbursement for materials