Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR), is the first residency in the United States exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit or queer, annually accepts applications for its prestigious and internationally recognized summer program. Now in its 12th season in the secluded beach community of Cherry Grove, NY, an historic LGBTQ settlement of Fire Island, emerging artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program marked by intimate studio visits with, and public lectures by, renowned leaders in contemporary art, scholarship, activism and curation.
The 2022 cohort will be made up of 6 jury-selected emerging visual artists. There is no poetry residency in Summer 2022.
2022 Summer Residency dates are July 9th – August 4th, 2022