Artist in Residence

Artist In Residence


Charles Wright Academy, located in University Place, WA, is organizing its yearly Artist in Residency program. We are currently searching for a skilled artist to join us in our dedicated private studio situated on our expansive 107-acre campus. This program spans one semester within the academic year and provides students of all ages with an opportunity to gain insight into the life of a professional artist. The chosen artist will receive publicity and have access to various resources, including a private studio, press facilities, and a kiln.



Apply to be the Artist in Residence

The Charles Wright Academy Artist in Residence program runs throughout the academic year (flexible for your availability), and will end with a professional reception, during which your work will be displayed in the school’s gallery. During the residency you will be provided with a 240 square ft private studio space to work in and access to school resources including a press and kilns. You will also be granted an honorarium at the conclusion of your residency. Publicity through the school’s website and other resources will be provided.


Please write briefly about what interests you about the Charles Wright Academy Artist in Residence program.


How did you hear about the program and what led you to apply? How do you feel you would best serve the Charles Wright community and how could it best serve you?

(250 Word Max)


During your residency at Charles Wright Academy, you will be asked to share your process with a number of classes across all three divisions. What excites you about working with students of all

(150 Word Max)


If you have any questions about the program or what it will entail, please email Responses and images of artwork should be sent to the same address.