2021-22 Application is now closed 

Deadline for 2022-23 applications: July 15th 2022

See below for application process and submission guidelines.

What is provided? 

Two Freeman Artist Residents are selected each year. Awardees each receive; a 200 square foot studio; $1'500 materials stipend; mentorship via UVa Studio Arts faculty & visiting artists. The residency concludes with a two-person exhibition at Visible Records, an artist-run gallery in the Woolen Mills district of Charlottesville, Virginia.


UVa alumni within three years of graduation. BIPOC, LGBTQ+ & first generation college graduates will be given priority. 

Fellowship Dates

September 1st through August 05th. Visible Records exhibition dates for 2022 TBA. Resident artists are responsible for installation and de-installation of exhibition. 

Application Guidelines

Applications should could contain the following as a single PDF File: a current CV; five images of recent work (within two years) with title, date, dimensions & materials of each work; an artist statement (max 500 words) which should include your eligibility & proposal of creative work for the residency.


Applications for FAR 2021-22 should be forwarded to Neal Rock at nr9dk@virginia.edu no later than July 15th 2021. Feel free to to get in touch via the same email address with any any questions regarding the application process.


Successful applicants are notified early August.

Residency begins September 1st.