Join us on Saturday, October 7 in Matfield Green for our annual Fall Gathering.
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Applications for the 2024 program are now open! Apply by October 31.

A residency program inspired by prairie and place.

The Tallgrass Artist Residency seeks to create connection and conversation across the Great Plains through engagement with the prairie ecosystem.


2023 Program Schedule

May 21-31: Emmy Lingscheit, Urbana IL
May 22-June 1: Erin Charpentier & Travis Neel, Lubbock TX
June 6-16: Sandra Scott-Revelle, Kansas City MO
June 9-19: Vidya Giri, Houston TX
June 19-29: Alex Myers, Omaha NE
June 30-July 10: Cody Norton, Broomfield CO
July 13-23: Dana Fritz, Lincoln NE
July 17-27: Rebecca Vaughan, St. Joseph MO
August 10-20: Elizabeth Wenger, Ames IA
September 26-October 8: Elizabeth Herring, Ojai CA
October 7: Tallgrass Artist Residency Fall Gathering


2023 Jurors

  • Elizabeth Seaton – Curator, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS
  • Doug Barrett – Photographer, Manhattan, KS
  • Ryan Jones – Director of Operations, the Volland Store, Volland, KS
  • Mona Cliff – Artist and KCAIC Representative, Lawrence, KS
  • Kandace Creel Falcón – Artist, Writer, Educator, 2021 Tallgrass Resident, Erhard, MN
  • Amy Jones – Artist, Matfield Green Community Member, Matfield Green, KS
  • Emily Christensen – Writer, Facilitator of KCAIC Critical Writing Initiative, Wichita, KS
  • Tim Bascom – Writer, Director of the Kansas Book Festival, Topeka, KS