Veterans Residency Program

Veterans Artist Residency Program
Kala Veterans Artist Residency Program provides Veteran artists with a four-month artist residency with 24/7 access to Kala’s technical facilities, along with the opportunity to produce work in collaboration with Kala programs. Veteran artists producing innovative work in all mediums including printmaking, digital media, installation art, social practice, photography, and book arts are encouraged to apply.

Each Veteran Residency Award Includes:
Cash Award: $1,000
Studio Residency: Up to four months of studio residency at Kala Art Institute with 24/7 access to our communal studio spaces.
Kala Class: One class that will provide training in a chosen area of printmaking and/or digital media.
Community: Access to a community and network of approximately 75 artists working at Kala, participation in Kala events, and support of Kala staff.

Please note:
-This program is currently on hold while we look for funding.
-Please check out website in 2023 for updates.

2019-2020 Award Recipients:
Rodney Ewing
Dayton Grant
Rob Hill
Sara Stacy

2018-2019 Award Recipients:
Fanny Garcia
James Hardy
Michael Mokuau
David “DC” Spensley

Honorary AIR Awardees:
Phil Jones

2017-2018 Award Recipients
Adam Allegro
Roger Ourthiague Jr.
Gregory Rick
Ehren Tool

Honorary AIR Awardees:
Stephen Funk
Fanny Garcia