Josie Bunnell - Artist in Residence - Winter 2022


Raphaella Brice - Artist in Residence - Quarter 4, 2021


Rebecca Schwarz - Artist in Residence - Quarter 3, 2021


"The Maker Exchange," by Kat Clear. March/April Maker in Residence


Cowsheet paper, Peace Paper Project, August/September 2018 Maker in Residence


Next Application Period: March 1 2023 to April 2 2023
(For Summer & Fall 2023 Residencies)

Generator offers artists, designers, and other creative weirdos a $500 materials stipend, up to $600 credit in Tool Trainings, a studio, and 4 months access to its state-of-the-art facility in downtown Burlington, Vermont.

The program supports ambitious artists in pursuit of their creative and social impact-driven projects.

Artists receive:

– 4 months free membership (valued at $95/month)

– a 7’x8′  studio for 3 months (valued at $190/month)

– a $500 material stipend

– up to $600 credit in Tool Trainings

– 77 hour/week access to fully equipped metal, wood, jewelry, micro-electronics, sewing and rapid-prototyping facilities(after requisite tool trainings, of course)

– access to a collaborative and skilled hivemind of 300+ Generator members made up of engineers, developers, artists, professionals, and entrepreneurs

opportunity to organize and host (in consulatation with Generator staff) an event that is open to the public and highlights their work.

* Housing is not provided

Artist Expectations:

  • Artists-in-Residence are expected to take the appropriate trainings during their month of membership preceding their residency period.
  • Artists-in-Residence are expected to use their stipends for educational opportunities at Generator and materials.
  • Artists-in-Residence are expected to work onsite as much as possible to realize their project and to build community at Generator.
  • Artists-in-Residence are expected to host one ” Open Studio ” session during their studio occupancy.
  • Allow Generator to photograph artist and their work (to be used in marketing materials, social media posts, development/fundraising initiatives, etc.)

Application & Selection

Applications are open in March for the Summer and Fall residencies and in September for the Winter and Spring residencies. Applicants will be informed of their acceptance or denial by the end of April/October. The application can be found below.

Next Application Period: August 29 to September 30 Extended: October 2 2022 (For Winter 2022 & Spring 2023 Residencies)

Residency Timeframe:

  • Summer Residency
    • Membership (Jun. – Sept.)
    • Studio Occupancy (Jul. – Sept.)
  • Fall Residency
    • Membership (Sept. – Dec.)
    • Studio Occupancy (Oct. – Dec.)
  • Winter Residency
    • Membership (Dec. – Mar.)
    • Studio Occupancy (Jan. – Mar.)
  • Spring Residency
    • Membership (Mar. – Jun.)
    • Studio Occupancy (Apr. – Jun.)

Our selection committee consists of a Generator staff member, the current Artist-in-Residence and at least 2 other individuals invested in the Burlington art scene.

 Please email Sam Graulty with any questions.


The Vermont Community Foundation

Physician’s Computer Company (PCC)

Vermont Arts Council

Past Artists-in-Residence