Djerassi Resident Artists Program

General information

Brief description of organisation

The mission of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program is to support and enhance the creativity of artists by providing uninterrupted time for work, reflection, and collegial interaction in a setting of great natural beauty, and to preserve the land on which the Program is situated.

Organisation founded in

1979

Brief description of residency program

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offers four week residencies, at no cost, to artists in the disciplines of visual arts, media arts/new genres, literature, choreography, and music composition. The Program is located in a spectacular rural setting in the Santa Cruz Mountains, one hour south of San Francisco. The postmark deadline for accepting applications is March 15th, each year, for a residency in the following year.

Residency program since

1979

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time

between 11 and 16

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
  • Food
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Musical Instruments
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios

between 11 and 16

Type and size of studios

Private Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English

How to reach

By train

Amtrak to San Francisco, we provide transportation from train stations and airports to the Program.

By plane

San Francisco (SFO) and San Jose (SJC) airports, we provide transportation from train stations and airports to the Program.

By car

We are located in the Santa Cruz Mountains an hour south of San Francisco, California off of Skyline Blvd. (Highway 35).

Contact information

Djerassi Resident Artists Program
2325 Bear Gulch Road
94062 Woodside
United States of America

info@djerassi.org
http://www.djerassi.org

Phone: +1-650-747 1250

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