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Immerse Yourself

The Artist Residency is at the core of our mission - bringing together hard-working creatives in collaboration with the local community to grow and develop creative careers and provide tangible impact through the arts. 


"I've been searching for a place to live with other creatives who are also motivated to get sh*t done, and I finally found that at The Forge."

- ROmelle, Artist in Residence


Live-In Residency

For our Live-In Residents, we provide affordable living and individual studio space in our home in Grandmont Rosedale.

The home is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 2 visual art studios, and a basement for music jams and shows. The Forge will provide basic art supplies  and home furnishings in the shared living spaces. We also have a large grassy yard where we encourage artists to work and collaborate outdoors. 

Creative Coaching

For our residents, we offer resources for career & financial planning, creative work opportunities, and project management.

We work individually with each artist to define goals for their individual career trajectory, and then provide project management assistance in order to achieve those goals.  We can also connect you to our network to help you find creative opportunities around Detroit. 

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Become an AIR

We are not accepting applications at the moment. You’re welcome to join us for an event in the meantime!

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