2024 Kranzberg Arts Foundation Visual Arts Residency Overview

We will select four visual artists for the 2024 KAF Residency program through a rigorous jury process involving panelists and interviews.

Your submission will only be considered if you have completed the pre-qualification form.

Click here to download a list of the questions contained within this application.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation welcomes all communities into our venues and workspaces. We strive to make our environment accessible and inclusive for everyone. We are responsible for creating spaces and programs that provide platforms for Black, Latinx, POC, Native, artists with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ artists. We have invested heavily in building an infrastructure that is accessible to the entire St. Louis region. We remain committed to using our resources and influence to help develop a more diverse and equitable arts community.

Visual Artists in Residency

For the duration of the 2024 Kranzberg Artist in Residency program, the four selected visual artists with support from KAF staff members, will collaborate to create a public exhibit of selected previous works. In addition, each selected artist will have the opportunity to present a final project or exhibition.



  • 18 Months
  • Onboarding and Orientation: November 2023
  • Residency Starts: Jan 2024
  • Residency Ends: June 2025

Creative Projects:

  • One Mini-Collaborative Project
  • One Solo Project

Additional Requirements:

  • Attend required onboarding, orientations, selected Heart and Soul activities, and professional development workshops.
  • Attend Tri-Monthly check-ins with the Residency Director.
  • Complete all surveys and assessments.

Who Should Apply?

Painters, Photographers, Printmakers, Collage, Illustrative and Graphic Designers, Digital and Electronic Artists, Sketch Artists and Drafters, and Textile/Fiber Artists are all encouraged to apply.

The Six P’s (Pillars) of KAIR: Visual

Utilizing various KAF resources, residents will have the opportunity to thrive as both artists and individuals. Residency deliverables will vary and can be tailored based on your practice.

Partnerships and Stipend Includes:

  • Stipend: One-time payment of $2,000 (with the opportunity for an additional $500 at the Residency’s end if Additional Requirements are fulfilled for a total of $2,500)
  • Discounted Rates with local vendors 

Promotion and Marketing Includes:

  • Marketing and Storytelling, in conjunction with a Marketing Coordinator

Presentation and People Includes:

  • Exhibition and Gallery Space
  • Staffing
    • Residency Director
    • Visual & Literary Arts Team

Placement and Proximity Includes:

  • Studio Space at the Kranzberg Arts Center

Programming and Wellness Includes:

  • Heart and Soul Training
  • Wellness Activities

Professional Development Includes:

  • Access to various subject matter experts