Maker-in-Residence Application

Herrick District Library is is looking for West Michigan creatives for our new Maker-in-Residence program. We want to helps artists, makers, and writers of all kinds share their expertise with the HDL community. Whether you’re a recording artist, a sculptor, a poet, or a DIY extraordinaire – the Maker-in-Residence program wants to help you reach new audiences and teach others about the thing you love. 

The HDL Maker-in Residence program is an eight-week residency that includes drop-in studio time in Groundworks, at least one hands-on workshop, and a stipend of $1,000 to help you keep making that thing you love! 

We will be interviewing and selecting candidates based on a set schedule. Applications will be open between:

  • April 1 – May 15 for the Fall (Sept, Oct, Nov) and Winter (Dec, Jan & Feb) sessions.

Please visit Call for Makers to review the Maker-In-Residence programs guidelines and expectations. Questions? We'd love to hear from you! Email us at

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Which session(s) would you like to participate?*
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If you are selected for a residency, this information will be included in official promotions (250 word max)
Please note this is not the only option for your project and your answers here will not cement your final project - we just want to learn more about your creative ideas!
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