2014 Zone 4 Closure
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 7, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. More »
Turner River Closure
Turner River is closed due to low water conditions. It is advised that visitors consider paddling Halfway Creek as an alternative. More »
Beginning January 27, through August 28, Burns Lake Campground will be closed to camping. It will still be accessible for day use and backcountry access, however. More »
Interstate 75 Mile Marker 63 Closure
Beginning summer of 2013, the rest area and backcountry access at Mile Marker 63 will be closed due to construction. More »
Portion of Florida National Scenic Trail Closed
Florida National Scenic Trail as well as its side trails north of Interstate 75 are closed due to the Orange Blossom Fire. More »
Artist-In-Residence Program-How to Apply
HOW TO APPLY
Artists must submit application materials and art samples exactly as indicated. Insufficient, or excess materials, are causes for application rejection, as is an artist's proposed use of a work already in progress (before your arrival) as a residency project.
If you are interested in being considered for one of our opportunities, please provide:
To download a printable entry form, click here. Once your application package is complete, please mail to the following address:
Attn: Coordinator, Artist-In-Residence Program
Calendar for 2015-2016
Notifications will be made to finalists by February 28, 2015.
The Selection Process
Did You Know?
Airboats are one of the approved ways to access remote areas of Big Cypress National Preserve. Remember, all off-road vehicle access requires a valid permit, and visitors operating ORVs need to know the legal areas they can operate.