|FORT UNION NATIONAL MONUMENT
Artist in Residence Program
Sentinel of the Santa Fe Trail
** Now Open, DEADLINE October 29, 2021 **
Beautiful northern New Mexico in the spring and fall! Nestled against the far tip of the Sangre de Cristo Range and facing the great plains, Fort Union National Monument is one of New Mexico’s legendary and historic frontier army posts, located in Mora County near Watrous, NM, was the hub of commerce, national defense, and migration at the final stretch of the Santa Fe Trail. Open to all artists, writers musicians or performance artists.
FORT UNION NATIONAL MONUMENT
Artist in Residency Program
2 residences a year (April and October). APRIL AiR for US Veterans Only. OCTOBER AiR open to all.
Current Application Deadline: NOW OPEN, Application deadline October 29 2021.
Notification: December 15, 2021
Next Residency Date (s): April 2022, October 2022
Residency Type: All artistic media
Artists Stipend: $1000
Single Artist / Couples: Yes
Housing: Housing in Park Service housing suitable for solo artists and couples. Comfortably isolated on the high plains of New Mexico, 30-40 minutes from nearby towns, with spotty cell phone service and no or limited wifi available
Artist Event(s) / Workshop(s) Required/ Venue on location: Venue for Artist Presentation at the Park and in nearby Las Vegas, NM. when public events resume.
National Museum/Archives Art Donation: Yes, for consideration.
Apply online > https://www.nationalparksartsfoundation.org/apply