Atlantic Center for the Arts is an innovative nonprofit artists-in-residence community that provides artists with an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s masters in the visual, literary, and performing arts. The residency program brings together three Master Artists from different artistic disciplines (Master Artists may accept up to ten midcareer artists who engage in this cross genre exchange. The program includes master classes, individual critiques, Opportunity for collaboration, and private studio time. It is an ideal setting for the exchange of ideas, the inspiration for new work, and the cross-fertilization of disciplines. The residencies last 3 weeks, and there are three deadlines a year, all international applications must arrive at ACA within 7 days of the deadline date posted. Participants are required to pay an $800 residency fee and a $100 administration fee. ACA is able to provide financial assistance to approximately 95% of participating Associates.