The Wormfarm Institute is looking for artists with an interest in sustainability and connection to the land. Applications are accepted year-round, however our primary review period is January 1st through February 28th. There are two ways to apply:

  1. Digitally, using the form below. Please note that if you apply digitally, you must also email us with samples of your work and a resume.
  2. Via US Post. Click here to download a pdf application and send it to us using the instructions on the pdf form.

Questions? Contact Jay Salinas at


Artist Residency Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Give a brief statement as to why you would like to do a residency at the Wormfarm and a description of a project you have in mind (we understand this may change once you arrive).
  • Part of your residency at the Wormfarm Institute will be helping in our organic vegetable garden. There will also be work on various buildings; including the barn which is gradually being converted to artist studio and workshop space. Please describe skills and experience which could be useful in our efforts.
  • Please give the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references and their relationship to you.
  • Have you done other residencies? If yes, please list name, location and dates.
  • Sample work files

    Separately from this online form, please email:
    - samples of your work in .jpeg, .pdf or .doc format
    - your resume


    In the subject line of your email, please write "[Your Name] Residency Application Work Samples and Resume."

    Please send no more than 10 images or 15 pages. If the work is in video format, please provide a link to the video online.
  • Preferred residency dates

    Our primary residency season goes from May to mid-October. Residencies can be for the entire season or part of it. Minimum two month stay is preferred. Preference is given to longer residencies. Please enter your preferred dates below.
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