2017 Summer Openings at Elsewhere Studios - CO, USA
Still a few openings for Summer residency opportunities in colorful Colorado!
Description of residency program
Elsewhere Studios Residency Program in Paonia, CO, provides space and time for artists to create in a unique and supportive environment.
Paonia is a small town nestled in a beautiful landscape of mountains and mesas covered with orchards, small ranches, and farms. It is about 1.5 hours from Grand Junction on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. Paonia is a community of unique and creative individuals with a strong interest in sustainability. It was recently designated as a Certified Creative District by the state of Colorado.
Duration of residency
Time spans are individually based – 1 to 6 months.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Visual artists, writers, composers, and performance artists are welcome.
Private rooms. All rooms and spaces in the main house have radiant in-floor heat. Some have private bath, some have shared bath. The Gingerbread House is a separate dwelling and is heated with a wood burning stove.
For detailed information and pictures about the living spaces, please visit:
Situated in ‘down town’ Paonia, the spaces are versatile, providing residents with opportunities to connect and interact with other artists in the community, to create or participate in art exhibitions, and to teach classes or workshops . . .or just time to focus on work. Private and shared studio space as well as Ceramics and Woodworking shop on site.
Fees and support
Residency fees are $600 to $850 per month (depending on space), which includes utilities and WiFi.
Expectations towards the artist
Elsewhere is a choose-your-own-adventure style residency. Situated in downtown Paonia, the spaces are versatile, providing residents with opportunities to connect and interact with other artists in the community, to create or participate in art exhibitions, and to teach classes or workshops.
Application form can be found here: http://www.elsewherestudios.org/the-residency-how-to-apply/
$30 application fee
March 27th deadline is for residencies beginning May through August 2017 (can extend longer). Inquire about possible space open due to cancellations.