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Aquarium Gallery artist residency


The Artist Residency at the Aquarium Gallery & Studios is a FREE creative opportunity for traveling visual artists to make new work in a new space for 2 weeks to  a month.
Artists of any medium or career level with proposals for new projects are encouraged to apply.

The program provides a live-in studio with a loft bed and work space, private bathroom and access to the communal kitchen.

Resident artists are encouraged to offer a showing, installation, and/or interactive workshop based on the work they create during their residency. The showing will probably be in an open studio style.

The studio is located at the Aquarium Gallery & Studios in the Bywater, which is shared with the artist collective and connected apartments.

The application for May- October 2023 is open till midnight March 17th 

In order to apply go to

And you will have to email 5 to 15 images of related artwork, the more the better! Please make sure your images are jpg or pdf.


And once you pay the application fee of $10 to @jacobreptile

on either Paypal or Venmo your application is complete! Want to pay another way or can't pay? No one will be turned away from applying just send an email explaining your circumstance.

The residency is FREE but if accepted you will be asked to give a refundable $50 deposit.


If you have any questions please email

We will notify you the results by March 27th..

Covid & cancelation policy 

We ask you to have the vaccine and boosters and to consider taking a covid test before departing your home town. You can cancel at anytime due to covid and recieve your deposit back. The sooner you cancel the more chance we can refill the time slot from the waitlist.

At this time masks are not required indoors but that can quickly change. There are exterior doors entering almost every room of the house so its often recommended/easier to walk outside to your studio. Any concerns feel free to email

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