We are excited to introduce our artist-in-residence program at Haleakalā National Park. Haleakalā has some of the most otherworldly landscapes in all of Hawaii. The Park boundaries include the dormant lunar landscapes of Haleakalā as well as rainforests and waterfalls and pools leading down to Maui’s legendary coastlines. This is a unique dramatic environment for all media to flourish and to inspire new breakthroughs in process and result.
This Residency features:
$ 2,000 + any direct donations to artists (this can be upwards of $28,000 +)
Housing inside the Park on the Island of Maui. A rare privilege!
Free use of the Wilderness Cabins in the park for 15 night max.(Reservations Required)
A venue for the artist’s public presentation(s).
Free Access to park locations.
No Residency Fee.
NPS and NPAF Art Donation consideration
The Haleakalā Residency is open to all artists, and performers in any media, world-wide.
Select judges and panelists along with NPAF’s Fine Art curator and NPS will consider solicited proposals through a competitive application process to identify artists deserving of a residency at Haleakalā National Park. Only the selected artists will be notified of their acceptance to the Haleakalā National Park Artist-in-Residence Program.
National Parks Arts Foundation, through the NPS of the park, many generous partner donations, provides lodging, free rental of the wilderness cabins in the crater areas and a venue for workshops and lectures.
In addition to their residency, the selected artist will have the opportunity to present lecture(s), concert(s) and workshop(s), and exhibit their art. This program aims to fulfill and exceed goals for Park Arts Programs as indicated in the NPS guiding document issued for the Centennial of the Park Service.
NPAF may also be partnering with the National Park Service, park partners, recognized museums, galleries, schools and underserved peoples organizations to promote Haleakalā National Park Artist-in-Residence Program.
Any and All terms herein may change and are subject to the approval of the NPS and/or NPAF and other governing entities. The entire program may be delayed, changed or canceled or not approved or accepted, to which NPAF and any affiliates will NOT be held accountable or responsible, no refunds will be issued. Applicants grant use of any and all pieces of the artist’s application proposes to further the purpose of the program (and/or promoting the selected artist(s)) through television, radio, interviews, magazines, books, the internet, newspapers and all and any and all media. All AiR participants may be required to accept further conditions contracts and agreements including but not limited to; back-ground checks, codes of conduct, special use permits, J-1 visas,rules and regulations, housing agreements, volunteer-in-the-park (VIP) artist contract and any other apparent and unforeseen agreements required of any governing entity, namely the National Park Service, U.S. Federal Government, NPAF and/or NPS concessionaires and/or NPAF. All funding is subject to U.S and international laws.