Astoria Visual Arts seeks applications from local artists interested in working in a rent-free studio from May 1 through Aug. 31.

The deadline for applications is midnight Sunday, April 7.

The successful candidate(s) will be provided with studio space in the Astoria Downtown Historic District free of charge for the residency period. Those who have applied in the past are encouraged to reapply with an updated portfolio and artist’s statement.

AVA a-i-r (artist-in-residence) is supported by membership dues and contributions from supporters of Astoria Visual Arts and by the generosity of the Astoria Coffeehouse & Bistro. For information on how to apply, visit

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