The Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists invites applications from practicing American visual artists who are not enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of application.

Required Application Material (see Application Form for details)

  • A letter of intent
  • An up-to-date resume
  • 12 de-identified JPEG images of representative work
    • Any application that includes images containing information that identifies the artist will be rejected without consideration


The Application deadline for 2022 will be posted here on November 1, 2021.


Application Process

Each applicant must submit the Application Form, regardless of individual artist or artist-couple application status.

Letters of recommendation may be requested during the application process. Please do not submit any reference letters unless asked.

There is no application fee.

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The Application Period for the 2020 Residency Will Start November 1, 2019 and end on February 1, 2020.