Artist in Residence - Shopkeeper Application

NewBo City Market has always uplifted the arts for the purpose of economic community development. We host free arts programming for the public which encourages them to shop and eat in our business incubator and in our historic neighborhood. We also incubate artists/artisans in our small business retail incubation space.


In 2023, we will be launching a residency program complete with business incubation space, programming stipends, and studio space.


An artist will receive $6,000 in free rent at the Market for the entirety of 2023, $5,000 in stipends for art related public programming, $1,000 for art materials and space furnishings, a $1,000 art commission for a new work of art for the Market, childcare stipends, and one-on-one business coaching from our Director of Equitable Business Development. 

A panel comprised of an art educator, a curator, and two artists will be selecting the artist in residence.


Applications are due by midnight December 23, 2022 and notifications will be sent out December 30, 2022. 


To learn more about this initiative, please contact Sarah Blais at