Yaddo

Elizabeth Ames Residency

Established in 2006 for an artist working in any discipline. Offered every other year in honor of Yaddo’s first Executive Director. Tara Ison was named the 2023 recipient.

Milton and Sally Michel Avery Residency for a Visual Artist

Established in 1985 by Yaddo artist Sally Michel Avery in honor of her late husband, Milton, who was also a Yaddo artist. Astrid Dick was named the 2023 recipient.

The Stanley Bing Superb Owl Residency

Established in 2021 by the family of writer Gil Schwartz (aka Stanley Bing) in memory of his artistic gifts and commitment to helping other artists. Awarded every year, the residency supports a writer, photographer or performer who possesses both wit and wisdom. Ken Krimstein was named the 2023 recipient.

Louise Bourgeois Residency for a Sculptor

Established in 1995 by Louise Bourgeois to support young sculptors. Claire Lieberman was named the 2023 recipient.

Abigail Angell Canfield and Cass Canfield Jr. Residency for Writers

Established in 2004 by Mr. and Mrs. Cass Canfield Jr. to support one writer, preferably from Latin America, every other year. Orlando Tirado was named the 2023 recipient.

Eli Cantor Residency for Writers

Established in 1984 in honor of the Yaddo writer. Ben Taylor was named the 2023 recipient.

Linda Collins Endowed Residency for a Writer, funded by the Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund

Established in 2016 in honor of the late writer and Yaddo Director Linda Collins to support a writer. Sigrid Nunez was named the 2023 recipient.

David Del Tredici Residency for a Composer, funded by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music

Established in 2013 by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Therese Workman was named the 2023 recipient.

Philip Guston and Musa McKim Residency

Established in 2004 by Musa Guston Mayer in honor of her parents, Yaddo artists Philip Guston and Musa McKim, to support a visual artist or a poet. Moko Fukuyama was named the 2023 recipient.

Curtis Harnack Residency for Writers

Established in 1984 in honor of the Yaddo writer and former Yaddo President. Vince Passaro was named the 2023 recipient.

Dorothy and Granville Hicks Residency in Literature

Established in 1983 by Stephanie Craib in honor of her mother, Dorothy, and father, Granville Hicks, who served as Acting Executive Director of Yaddo in 1970, to support young and promising writers. Katie Bennett was named the 2023 recipient.

Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Residency

Established in 1995 by Yaddo artist Patricia Highsmith. Sidra Bell was named the 2023 recipient.

The Jacob Lawrence Residency

Established in 2019 thanks to a generous bequest from our Board Member, the poet and memoirist, Richard McCann, to support and encourage Yaddo’s commitment to diversity. Nadia Owusu was named the 2023 recipient.

The LeSage-Fullilove Residency for a Writer

Established in 2004 in honor of Dr. Alain LeSage and Dr. Roland (Jack) Fullilove to support a young or emerging writer of exceptional talent and promise. Dantiel Moniz was named the 2023 recipient.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Residencies

Established in 1990 by The MacArthur Foundation. Salvatore Scibona and Ocean were named the 2023 recipients.

Meredith S. Moody Residency

Established in 1997 by the Moody family for a female photographer in honor of the late Meredith S. Moody. Ayana Evans was named the 2023 recipient.

The Carson McCullers Endowment Residency

Established in 2014 for artists in any discipline. Lan Samantha Chang was named the 2023 recipient.

Howard Moss Residency in Poetry

Established in 1991 in honor of the late poet and Yaddo Board member. Dāshaun Washington was named the 2023 recipient.

Ann Wadsworth Olberg Residency for Creative Writers

Established in 2006 by Yaddo poet and Member of the Corporation Gardner McFall and Peter Olberg in memory of his mother, Ann Wadsworth Olberg, for a poet or fiction writer having a special relationship to the State of Iowa through birth, residence, or education. Ren Arcamone was the 2023 recipient.

Plumsock Endowed Residency

Established in 1995 to support creative artists, preferably from Central America. Spencer Reece was the 2023 recipient.

Yvonne Porter Endowed Residency

Established in 2000 by the Louisa Stude Sarofim Charitable Trust to honor Yvonne Porter and awarded every other year to an artist working in any discipline and residing in Texas. Sanderia Faye Smith was the 2023 recipient.

Donald and Genie Rice Residency

Established in 2001 by Donald and Genie Rice to support a filmmaker. Eva Weber was named the 2023 recipient.

George Rickey Endowed Residency

Established by the artist in 2000 to support young visual artists. Corey Antis was named the 2023 recipient.

Nora Sayre Residency for a Nonfiction Writer

Established in 2006 in honor of the Yaddo writer Nora Sayre and awarded every third year. Steve Friedman was the 2021 recipient.

Alma B.C. Schapiro Residency for a Woman Painter

Established by the M.A. Schapiro Fund in honor of the late painter Alma B. C. Schapiro. Daphne Arthur was named the 2023 recipient.

James Silberman and Selma Shapiro Residency

Established in 2004 by Selma Shapiro and James Silberman to support a writer and awarded every other year. T.D. Mitchell was the 2022 recipient.

Janet Sloane Endowed Residency

Established in 1996 by Alfred Z. Solomon in honor of his late sister, a Member of the Corporation. Ethelene Whitmire was named the 2023 recipient.

Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger Residency

Established by The New York Times Foundation in honor of Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger. Janice Page was named the 2023 recipient.

Michael and Nina Sundell Residency

Established in 2001 in honor of Michael Sundell, former President of Yaddo, and his wife, Nina, to support a creative artist in any medium. Jamie Quatro was named the 2023 recipient.

The Sundell Residency for Special Assistants

Established by Nina Sundell in 2013, in honor of Michael Sundell, to support the visits of four creative artists, working in any medium, who served as Special Assistants to the President. Mike Albo, Lydia Martin, Jordan Seaberry, and Danielle Spencer were named the 2023 recipients.

Harriet and Esteban Vicente Residency

Established by Harriet and Esteban Vicente in 2001 to support a painter, preferably from Spain. Violeta Gil was the 2018 recipient.

Jane Adams Wait Residency

Established in 1996 by The Adirondack Trust Company to honor the dedication and service of Jane A. Wait to the Corporation of Yaddo, to support a composer or choreographer. Philip Venables was named the 2023 recipient.

Wallace Foundation Residency for Distinguished Writers

Established in 1983 by The Dewitt Wallace Fund/Reader’s Digest Foundation. Mike Rezendes was named the 2023 recipient.

The White Flowers Residency for Composers

Established in 2001 by Chris Flowers and Mary White to support a composer. Erin Gee was named the 2023 recipient.

Bernard V. Winebaum Residency

Established in 1995 by the estate of poet and visual artist Bernard V. Winebaum to support creative artists, with a preference for those from northern New England. Boomer Pinches was named the 2023 recipient.

Anonymous was a Woman

Established by an anonymous Yaddo artist to support female artists preferably working in film, video, or performance art. Michèle Stephenson was named the 2023 recipient.

Martha Walsh Pulver Residency for a Poet

Established in 2001 by the family of Martha Walsh Pulver in her honor, to support a female poet. Jane Hirshfield was named the 2023 recipient.

The Sendak/Glynn Narrative Illustration Residency

Established in 2018 by The Maurice Sendak Foundation to underwrite a residency for an artist whose primary media is work on paper through the use of non-digital tools. Todd Stong was named the 2023 recipient.

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