How To Apply

woman stands in the front of a room talking about color theory for a watercolor workshop
2016 Cape Krusenstern Artist in Residence, Jessica L. Bryant leading a watercolor painting class at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center

NPS Photos/Julia Schock


The Artist-in-Residence program is open to artists in all mediums: visual (two and three dimensional, photographers, sculptors, painters), audio (musicians, singers, composers), film (video/filmmakers), and writers (poets, fiction, essays, storytellers).

If you're interested in applying, contact Cape Krusenstern National Monument directly at (907) 442-3890 or by email, or apply through the Voices of the Wilderness Artist-in-Residence program.

Artists will be asked to donate a piece of original artwork that is representative of their experience in the park within a year of their stay. They will also be asked to lead a community talk or workshop in Kotzebue, Alaska.

Applicants are required to have at least some backcountry experience. Please specify your experience in your application.

Last updated: December 3, 2018

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PO Box 1029
Kotzebue, AK 99752


(907) 442-3890

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