The Academy sponsors several International Residencies awarded on the basis of merit and suitability. These residencies expose students to the global art world, build relationships, and often afford the opportunity to exhibit work abroad.
Located in the heart of the historic center of Mexico City, the Bellas Artes Residency is made possible by the generous support of Stephen Henderson and James LaForce. The award includes airfare, room and board, a $1,000 stipend, and studio space for one student to complete an independent, self-directed project.
This four-week long residency is awarded to up to two graduate students by New York Academy of Art faculty and a panel of judges including top architects and designers. While studying at the Studio Corsanini in Carrara, Italy residents study under master sculptor Stephen Shaheen (MFA 2005). Made possible by ABC Stone founder Jonathan Tibett with support from artists Oriano Galloni and Stephen Shaheen, this residency aims to promote the use of stone in artistic practice by pairing young artists with master sculptors for experimental learning through intensive mentoring.
Four Academy students are awarded this 4-6 week residency in China. The residency takes place on the campus the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. Made possible by the Villore Fund, in conjunction with CAFA, four residents will be provided with living and studio accommodations along with airfare support. They will engage with local established artists and participate in events at CAFA.
Up to four students are awarded this two-week residency at the Terra Foundation for American Art-Europe [www.terraamericanart.org/europe]. The foundation is located in the village of Giverny, France, next to Monet’s house and gardens, just forty minutes by public transportation to Paris. The facilities include housing, lecture halls, studios and the Terra Museum for American Art in Europe which has rotating exhibitions. The award includes airfare, room and board, and studio spaces for students to complete independent, self-directed projects.
Made possible by the New York Academy Travel Fund, the Villore Foundation and Trustees Gordon Bethune and Eric Fischl, this scholarship funds a two-month residency, including airfare support. The residency offers an exhibition opportunity for up to four continuing student, and is hosted by the Leipzig International Art Programme, in Leipzig, Germany.
The Moscow Residency in Moscow, Russia has been made possible through the efforts of Stephen Korsakov and Nikolay Koshelev (MFA 2014). Awarded to up to four current graduate students, this month-long residency includes airfare, room and board, and studio spaces to complete independent, self-directed projects.
This four-week long residency located in La Romana, Dominican Republic is awarded annually to two alumni and two graduating students. Residents teach a week long workshop to students at Altos de Chavon School of Design and are provided housing and studio space.
Three alumni are chosen annually to teach and create art on campus at West Nottingham Academy, located near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Each resident is on campus for one trimester (fall, winter, or spring). Residents are given a private studio, an apartment in the Faculty Dormitory, three meals a day at the campus dining facility, access to a campus car as needed, an exhibition at the beginning of the residency, and the opportunity to present their work to the West Nottingham community in the form of an Artist Talk. An $8,000 stipend is awarded to support the work and to cover any unforeseen expenses during the residency, generously provided by Academy Senior Critic and West Nottingham alumnus Eric Fischl.
In partnership with the Royal Drawing School, the Academy sponsors the Dumfries House Residency for a month long stay at Dumfries House, an 18th century Palladian estate set on 2,000 acres in Scotland. It provides a private studio, stipend and accommodation for artists who use drawing in their practice, and emphasizes working from observation and the development of new work.