Deadline: 15/10/2017

Fall + Winter Residency Openings at Elsewhere Studios in Western Colorado!

Expand your artistic practice at Elsewhere Studiwith 1-6 month long residencies in Western Colorado!

Description of residency
Elsewhere Studios Residency Program in Paonia, Colorado,USA provides space and time for artists to create in a unique and supportive environment. Paonia, located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, about 1.5 hours from Grand Junction, is nestled in a beautiful landscape of mountains and mesas covered with orchards, small ranches, and farms. Elsewhere is a ‘choose your own adventure’! 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 ...or just time to focus on your work.

Duration of residency
Time spans are based on individual artist's request – 1 to 6 months (in calendar months beginning on the 1st).

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

  • Visual Art
  • Printmaking
  • Film Making
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Arrangements can be made for theater, dance, and performing arts groups with other organizations in the area.


  • Private Room
  • Private Apartment
  • Shared Room
  • Private Cabin/House
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Ceramics Facilities
  • Woodworking Tools

Studio/ workspace
The studio space on the Main Floor is shared by the residents in the Loft Room and Gingerbread House .The Suite and Basement Apartment is living and studio space combined. There is a small woodworking shop on the property with table saw, chop saw and a variety of power and hand tools available for artist use. There are performing art spaces available in Paonia that can be contracted for dance and theater as well as a fully equipped ceramic studio. 

Fees and support
Residency fees are $600 to $850 per month which covers living and studio space, WiFi, and utilities. The residency fees are subsidized. They cover only about a quarter of Elsewhere Studios´ residency cost.

Expectations towards the artist

  • Cleaning
  • Exhibition
  • Other

We ask artists to post at least once on our blog. Optional opportunities for artists to teach workshops, give presentations,etc. Weekly Group House Cleaning. Seasonal snow shoveling, plant & garden watering, option to participate in monthly “work party” doing house & yard projects with Elsewhere founders, volunteers & board members, as well as potential contribution utilizing your skills for special projects.

Application information
October 15th is the deadline for Fall (Oct, Nov, Dec) applications. Please inquire through e-mail about space availability for Fall 2017 at

November 7th is the deadline for residencies beginning January through August 2018. One to six month-long residencies available upon artist's request. 

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Fall + Winter Residency Openings at Elsewhere Studios in Western Colorado!

Fall + Winter Residency Openings at Elsewhere Studios in Western Colorado!

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