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.


2024 Program Schedule

Madeline Cass, Lincoln, NE: April 5-14
Colleen Thurston, Tulsa, OK: May 6-15
Averi Israel, New York City: May 13-22
David Wayne Reed, Kansas City, MO: May 15-24
Poppy DeltaDawn, Lawrence, KS: May 20-29
Kayla Romberger, Philadelphia, PA: June 17-26
Veronica Anne Salinas, Chicago, IL: July 13-22
Brian Johannesen, Iowa City, IA: July 20-29
Christopher Williams, Lincoln, NE: July 30-Aug 8
Canese Jarboe, Kansas City, MO: September 6-15

Tallgrass Artist Residency Fall Gathering: October 12


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