Updates on the 2020-2021 Academic Year
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I cherished my experience at SVA and would recommend the Summer Residency Program to anyone interested in strengthening their artistic practice.
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Tim Roseborough

SVA’s Artist Residencies in New York City offer artists, designers and creative thinkers time, space and a supportive community in which to develop ideas and focus on their artistic direction.

In addition to our time-honored studio residencies, a variety of innovative professional immersion programs provide opportunities for artists to explore new areas of social and technological practice and engage critically within their field.

A unique combination of creative and professional resources provides a rich environment for growth and opportunity in the current, vibrant art scene.

On-campus housing is available, as are opportunities to display work.

For further information or questions regarding SVA's Artist Residency Programs, email residency@sva.edu or call 212.592.2188.

  • How to Apply

    For further information or questions regarding SVA's Summer Residencies email residency@sva.edu or call 212.592.2188.

    To apply, please compile the following materials and submit them through our online application.

    • Work sample (see guidelines below)
    • Image list including title, medium, size and date (for visual work samples only)
    • Artist's Statement / Statement of Purpose (250-500 words)
    • CV
  • Work Sample Guidelines

  • International Applicants

  • Refund Policy

  • Dates & Fees