AIR Application

Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2023
Decisions will be communicated to all applicants by March 1.

2023 Residencies are 2 or 4 weeks between mid-May and August. Arrival dates are Sunday afternoon, and departure dates are Saturday morning.

Included in the residency is housing, 3 meals a day, and studio space.

Artists working in any medium are encouraged to apply.

Preference is given to artists whose work engages with ecology, science, and nature in unique and collaborative ways.
Accepted artists are responsible for getting to the Lab and bringing their own tools and supplies.
If you have any questions about the residency or application process, please email

“Artists and scientists are both asking questions about the world, they’re just doing it in different ways”
Alex Braidwood
Director, Iowa Lakeside Lab Artists-in-Residence Program
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