Millay Colony Artist Residency/Deadline: October 1

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The Millay Colony is an artists residency program in Upstate New York. The Colony welcomes 6-7 visual artists, writers and composers each month between April and November. They offer a number of flexible residency formats. all including a private bedroom and studio as well as all meals. They welcome artists of all ages, from all cultures and communities, and in all stages of their career.

The seven-acre Upstate New York campus, with its lovely meadows and forest, is adjacent to the former home and gardens of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay and the exquisite Harvey Mountain State Forest. Residents and guests have access to trails for hiking and bicycles, as well as meadows for picnics (with wild blueberry, wild thyme and a delicious mix of plants and flowers), and creeks and streams for cooling off. In the Winter, residents may choose to go cross-country skiing. The residency is located near the towns of Chatham, NY and Great Barrington, MA.