Residency for Artists with Disabilities

August 2, 2024
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Main Line Art Center’s Residency for Artists with Disabilities provides local, emerging artists with space to work, mentorship, resources to create original artwork, and a public space to exhibit their artwork.

Residents work with a Teaching Artist Mentor to target artistic goals and have the opportunity to be a guest artist in our classes. Resident exhibitions will be held in the Center’s Welcome Gallery. Residents will also create a piece of art for the Center’s permanent collection at the culmination of their residency.

  • 5-month residency
  • Space in our studios to work
  • Culminating exhibition
  • $2,000 resident stipend
  • All supplies provided
  • Mentorship from a Teaching Artist
  • Guest artist opportunities in the Center’s classes

Residency Dates:

  • Residency 1: September 2024-January 2025 (Exhibition: February 3-March 28, 2025)
  • Residency 2: March-July 2025 (Exhibition: September 8-October 17, 2025)


  • 18 years or older in the greater Philadelphia area
  • Artists beginning their artistic journey
  • Artists looking for a public platform to share their perspective and experience as an artist with disabilities
  • Artists interested in working with a mentor to develop their craft
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