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2023-24 Application for FAR is now closed

Deadline for next application cycle: June 10th 2024.

See below for application process and submission guidelines.

Launching in 2024: FAR WALES & FREEMAN Κηνέβην ATHENS

In addition to FAR (Charlottesville, VA) The Freeman Artist Residency Wales, located in the Manselton area of Swansea, South Wales,  will begin programming late summer 2024 and is by-invitation only. FREEMAN Κηνέβην in Athens, Greece will provisionally open in the Kypseli district of Athens in July 2024 with a program of by-invitation residency opportunities and exhibitions.

FAR - 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.

FAR Eligibility

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

FAR - Fellowship Dates

September 1st 2023 through August 05th 2024*. Visible Records exhibition dates for 2024 TBA. Resident artists are responsible for installation and de-installation of exhibition. 

FAR - 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 2023-24 should be emailed to UVa Art Department administrator Emily Daniel: no later than June 10th 2023.

Successful applicants are notified by July 1st 2023.

Residency begins September 1st.

Feel free to to get in touch via the above email address with any any questions regarding the application process


*These dates might alter for the 2023-24 Residency.


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