Becoming a Sculptor-in-Residence

small studio on edge of woods
The Ravine Studio, workshop of park's sculptor-in-residence

NPS/Don Freeman

Spend your summer at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, a National Park for the Arts, dedicated to interpreting the life and work of renowned sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) and the Cornish Colony artists. The National Park and the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, its non-profit partner, are seeking applicants for the Sculptor-in-Residence program.

Applications are now closed.

About the Position

The program is open to sculptors working in a traditional figurative style who are interested in working in the inspiring setting of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ home, studios, grounds, and sculpture and sharing their passion and knowledge of the creative process with visitors to the park. The sculptor-in-residence runs an open studio in the historic Ravine Studio, working on their own projects and explaining the sculptural process to visitors to help them better understand and appreciate the sculpture they see at the park and in their own communities. The Sculptor-in-Residence program in administered by the Saint-Gaudens Memorial.


The full-time position runs from mid-May to mid-October with some remote workshop planning responsibilities before arriving on site.


  • Operating an open studio on a consistent schedule during core park visitation days and hours. Open studio hours are typically Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm and include all Sunday afternoon concerts (8 per season) and the Sculptural Visions day-long event in late September. Alterations to the established schedule can be accommodated with approval of park staff at least one week in advance.
  • Providing 20 minute sculptural process demonstrations 4 days a week for the public.
  • Developing and teaching a series of 6-10 sculpture workshops ranging in length (three-hours workshops to multiple day intensives) and skill level.
  • Helping to coordinate the park's annual Sculptural Visions festival.
  • Participating in education programs throughout the season including conducting hands-on mini sculpture workshops and meeting with school groups.


The stipend is $20,000 for the season and is distributed by the Saint-Gaudens Memorial. Housing is not included but may be found in local communities.

Last updated: January 17, 2024

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139 Saint Gaudens Road
Cornish, NH 03745



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