SJ Eechdaa Dave Ketah

Artists-in-Residence for 2023

Sought by Friends of S.J. Museum

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The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum are looking for Alaska Native artists to apply to the 2023 Native Artist Residency program.

  • Residencies are 21-22 days long and occur:  July 7-28, Aug. 18-Sept. 9, Sept. 15-Oct. 6 and Oct. 7-28.
  • All four residency positions include a $2,000 artist stipend, a $660 food stipend and travel to and from Sitka.

While in residence, artists create art in an open studio-like format in the museum gallery and engage with the community through: 1) Cultural Consultations; 2) Artist Talks; and 3) teaching an art form or art forms. Positions will be filled as funding allows and is contingent upon grant awards.

If you have questions about the program or application, please email or call (907) 747-8904. Applications are due Dec. 22, 2022.

Individuals who wish to obtain an information packet on the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program outlining pay and benefits, position expectations, the residency schedule, and other details may call the museum at (907) 747-8981 and request a packet be emailed or mailed. The packet is also available at and .  Visit the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Facebook page and Instagram page for information.