Please note that a “Letter of Introduction” must be submitted PRIOR TO MAKING APPLICATION. To send your “Letter of Introduction” click the button below.

Writers and translators: Attach no more than 20 pages total.

Musical Composers: Attach no more than 3 recent audio transmissions. If you do not use traditional scores, include a brief note describing your method.

Visual Artists: Attach no more than 10 images with title, medium, dimensions, and date of completion.

Collaborators: Submit separate applications and fees, following guidelines above. Document previous collaborations.

You MAY be asked to submit additional work samples, professional references, a curriculum vitae, or a more comprehensive description of the work you intend to accomplish. You MAY be asked to submit a Financial Support Application. Final applications are reviewed by an outside panel of jurors and the director. Repeat residencies are permitted every three years.

To apply complete the form below.

Please provide the names, title, contact, and email addresses of THREE professionals qualified to make authoritative statements about your work. HDC may contact references at any point throughout the application process.
Education - List schools attended with years and degrees granted. Leave blank if not applicable.
Achievements - List significant publications, exhibitions, performances, awards, fellowships, etc. Leave blank if not applicable.
Residencies - List residencies attended with years. Leave blank if not applicable.
Artist's statement and goal - A general artist's statement and brief description of the work you wish to accomplish during your residency. Please limit to 1000 words or less.
See work sample requirements here: www.horneddorsetcolony.org