Artist Programs support artists, the creative process, and the development of ideas and new work. These programs provide opportunities for research, experimentation, professional development, and peer-to-peer exchange that foster creative breakthroughs and innovations in work and thinking.
The Artist in Residence (AIR) program is at the heart of Headlands. It offers fully sponsored residencies and studios to local, national, and international artists working in all disciplines. Our unique Designer in Residence program is a year-long live-out residency which supports a Designer at the leading edge of their field.
The Fellowship Programs support artists, thinkers, researchers, and makers at all stages of development, from emerging practitioners to those at critical places in established careers.
Project Space and several named awards provide additional resources, support, and opportunities for select participants in the Artists in Residence program, and the Tournesol Award provides year-long support for a painter in the Bay Area.