Artist Residencies

During the weekdays from mid-May to mid-June between our weekend events, we welcome solo artists into the Barn for an opportunity to work in the historic space. Artists share their experiences at Open Studios on the final night of their stay.


Joerg Dressler, Peter Hocking, and Patti Fitzmaurice

Sunday, May 20–Friday, May 25

Open Studio: Thursday, May 25, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Free - RSVP

Ptown artists and longtime collaborators Hocking, Fitzmaurice, and Dressler will spend their shared residency examining the meaning of landscape in contemporary image making, creating shared experiences through traversing and viewing the local landscape.

Sponsored by the Betty E. & Chester C. Thompson Foundation and East End Books Ptown


Ken fulk

Monday, May 28–Friday, June 1

Open Studio: Thursday, May 31, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Free - RSVP

Ken Fulk is a designer of experiences big and small. His deep love of Provincetown has led him to implement a "Design in the Dunes" creative retreat for his senior design team; during this residency, they will bask in the rich history of the Hawthorne Barn, with daily exercises that explore how painting, performance, and poetry can influence and enhance their work.


Ryan McGinley

Sunday, June 3–Friday, June 8

Open Studio: Thursday, June 7, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Free - RSVP

Ryan McGinley, recently named "the most important photographer in America" by GQ magazine, travels continuously throughout the United States to create work that incorporates nude figures within the American landscape.

Sponsored by Susan Mikula


Tomory Dodge

Sunday, June 10–Friday, June 15

Open Studio: Thursday, June 14, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Free - RSVP

Our 2018 Hans Hofmann Artist in Residence is Los Angeles–based abstract painter Tomory Dodge, who will spend his time in the Barn doing works on paper.

Sponsored by the Renate, Hans, and Maria Hofmann Trust

Past Artists in Residence

2017 Artists in Residence

Xylor Jane
Susan Mikula
Duncan Sheik


2016 Artists in Residence

Mark Adams
Paul Bowen
Dorothea Rockburne


2015 Artists in Residence

Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg
David Hilliard
Ken Beck
The Cape School of Art
The Beachcombers


2014 Artists in Residence

Jim Hodges
Kathy Cotter
The Cape School of Art
The Beachcombers