Artist in Residence Application

The AiR program focuses on three main pillars: NATURE, WELLNESS, and CREATIVITY. Proposed projects by applicants who focus on one or more of these 3 pillars will be considered for funding. Diversity and Inclusion is a core focus of the City of Columbus and the Cultural Arts Center. To promote accessibility, you may complete this application in writing, attached videos, or voice files. Applications for 2022-2023 are due no later than 11:59PM on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. If you need assistance with completing the application, please contact the AiR Coordinator, Katie Fisher, at

If you have not yet reviewed the 2022 Artist in Residence Guidelines, please do so now before completing the application.

– City of Columbus employees are NOT eligible for this residency.
– Only individuals may apply for this residency – no teams, groups, etc.
– You MUST be a resident of Franklin County, Ohio. 

The CAC’s Artist in Residence program is made possible with support from the Ohio Arts Council.