Hosted at the he University of Texas at Austin, the St. Elmo Arts Residency offers one fellowship each academic year to a newly minted MFA artist in painting, drawing, print, photo, sculpture or multimedia. The residency includes a beautiful house and studio in a small artist compound in the St. Elmo district of South Austin, located midway between the university campus and the Wildflower Center.

The fellowship includes:

  • 24-hour access to a private 1800-square-foot studio
  • Private furnished house capable of accommodating the fellow and a partner (no children or pets)
  • $30,000 stipend
  • Access to health insurance and benefits
  • Part-time teaching experience at UT Austin
  • Part-time teaching experience at the Wildflower Center
  • Solo exhibition at the Wildflower Center

Responsibilities include:

  • 9¬Ĺ-month commitment
  • Teach one class per semester (two classes total) in Studio Art in the Department of Art and Art History
  • Teach one workshop per semester (two workshops total) at the Wildflower¬†Center
  • Public lecture on your work
  • Solo exhibition

For the residency beginning early August, only artists graduating from an MFA program in the previous August through July 1 are invited to apply.

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