Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR), the first residency in the United States exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, is now accepting applications for its prestigious and internationally recognized summer program. Now in its fourth season in the secluded community of Cherry Grove, NY, an historic LGBTQ settlement of Fire Island, five emerging artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program marked by intimate studio visits with, and public lectures by, renowned leaders in contemporary art and curation.

$45 Application Fee
FIAR provides lodging, studio space, and a stipend for all meals.

LGBTQ emerging visual artists demonstrating new perspectives in contemporary visual art are encouraged to apply. Non-US citizens with fluency in English are also encouraged to apply.

2017 Program Dates
July 22, 2017 - August 17, 2017

2017 Application Period is January 6, 2017 to March 24, 2017 11:59 PM Eastern 


All applicants will be informed by May 1, 2017