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

2024 Jurors

  • Kristin Beal – Curator of Public Practice, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
  • Cindy Hoedel – Journalist, Matfield Green resident
  • Kathy Liao – Access & Inclusion Program Officer, Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, MO
  • Jeremiah Ariaz – Photographer, 2022 Tallgrass resident
  • Kent Michael Smith – Director of the Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS
  • Lonita Cook – Film Critic and KCAIC Regional Representative, Kansas City, MO
  • Julian Montes – Creative Services Manager at Kansas Leadership Center and KCAIC Regional Representative, Wichita, KS
  • Kateri Kosek – Writer, 2020 Tallgrass resident, Sheffield, MA.
  • Timothy Schuler – Journalist, Manhattan, KS