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

September 15, 2022: Applications Open
October 31, 2022: Applications Due
November 30, 2022: Selections Notified
May – September, 2023: Artist Residencies & Public Programs
October 7, 2023: 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