Good Hart Artist In Residency Program

GHAR at The Loft

The Good Hart Artist Residency has partnered with HARBOR, Inc. to increase exposure for both organizations by connecting artists with the the greater Harbor Springs community, and showing an artist's work in the unique Loft Coworking Space In downtown Harbor Springs.

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2018 Program


The Good Hart Artist Residency program in Good Hart, Michigan offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides a live/work studio space, food, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative work. The residency works in partnership with several local community organizations, including Harbor Inc. Our mission is to connect artists and writers from around the world with the local community to inform, educate and empower people through art in the natural beauty of Northern Michigan.


HARBOR, Inc in support of the arts will provide an emerging artist a business work space and mentorship opportunities on the business of art during their 2 week stay at the Good Hart Artist Residency.   The selected artist’s work will be exhibited at The Loft Coworking Space on Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs, Michigan.


The residency includes:

  • A two or three week residency stay

  • A live/work studio space

  • Breakfast and lunch foods will be stocked in the studio apartment and dinners offered by the host family 3-4 times per week -great food! We provide locally sourced ingredients and seasonal vegetables from an onsite garden when available.

  • $500.00 stipend


Calendar for 2018 Residencies:

  • May 11 – May 25, 2018, OR

  • May 30 – June 13, 2018  OR

  • June 16 – June 30, 2018  OR

  • August 3 – August 17, 2018, OR

  • September 21 – October 5, 2018 (reserved for writer residency)


Application deadline is January 31, 2018


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