Iris Residency



The Studios at MASS MoCA (1320 MASS MOCA WAY, North Adams, MA 01247, North Adams MA)

The Studios at MASS MoCA in collaboration with the Berkshire Immigrant Center (BIC) started a program called Iris Residency for artists (18+) from all disciplines living in Western Massachusetts who are foreign-born or identify as first or second generation American. Two artists will be selected for a four-week residency in February 2023 at MASS MoCA Studios with optional access to BIC's immigration services. The program is completely free of charge and artists will have access 24/7 to studio space, private room in a shared apartment, and financial support for transportation costs, materials, and food, among other benefits. Deadline for applications is September 15, 2022.


All information about the Iris Residency is in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Applications can be sent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese as well, and in case assistance with another language is required, applicants can contact