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NEW DEADLINE March 2, 2017

The Fall 2017 Residency application period is now open

Our Fall 2017 Residency season will run from August - December 2017. Please note...Art+Science and the Cultural Terrain (Jul 17-Aug 11) and the Climate Change Solutions (July 3-14) Residencies begin before August 1.  All residency sessions begin on a Monday and end on a Friday. Applicants may choose between periods of 2 week (12 days), 4 week (26 days), or 8 week (54 days international applicants only) sessions. Before applying, please visit our website at, and go to the Apply page for guidelines. 

To apply, find the category below that best describes your creative discipline, and follow the submission instructions. Please note: The Ford Family Foundation Oregon Visual Artist Mid-career Residency Award, open to Oregon Visual Artists only(see additional criteria). 

The application deadline is March 1, 2017

If you have questions regarding PLAYA's Residencies, or the application process, please email us at

As PLAYA continues to evolve we appreciate all the support and contributions by individuals and organizations. PLAYA remains committed to providing artists and scientists the time and space to reflect, explore and engage their work.