Deadline: 13/05/2019

Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency

Beauty-Tranquility-Inspiration That is Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency.

Costa Rica’s new Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency has openings in June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, and Nov of 2019.     Our studio spaces will accommodate 5 to 7 artists of various disciplines, including painters, writers, photographers, jewelry designers, mixed media, musicians, dancers, editors, and sculptors. Enjoy the peaceful solitude in a hammock on our wrap around veranda or hike through the 100 acre Permaculture Ranch in which we are located.  Let the tropical birds, butterflies, flowers, trees and animals provide the catalyst for your creativity. 

*No fee to apply
*Duration of residency 2 weeks to 1 month
*US and International artists welcome
*Residency starts June 1 and ends November 30, 2019
*Deadline to apply May 13, 2019

*We welcome painters, writers, photographers, jewelry designers, mixed media, musicians, dancers, editors
  and sculptors.  Feel free to apply if your specialty is in another area, as all artists will be considered.

*Cost-$16 to $35 per night dependent on length of stay and private or shared room
*2 private rooms, each with matrimonial bed and private bathroom
*1 private room with shared bathroom
*1 communal bedroom with 2 XL bunk beds (pillow top mattresses), attached bathroom with Jacuzzi
*Beds made by local artisan from wood repurposed from fallen trees
*Natural cooling in each bedroom provided by ceiling fans
*Covered wrap around veranda provides artists with 2 hammocks for relaxing, reflecting or meditating in the
  cool evening jungle breeze while enjoying a glass of fresh mint lemongrass lemonade

*Daily continental self-serve breakfast available 6:30 to 10:30 am (includes eggs, bread, butter, jam, fruit,
  yogurt, granola, sugar, milk, coffee, tea
*Prepared vegetarian meal at 5pm Monday thru Friday

*Main studio 20'x22'  Up to 4 spaces available with natural light and large wooden doors with view of 
  backyard gardens
*13'x13' studio facing jungle, up to 3 artist spaces
*2 open air studios on covered veranda overlooking jungle
*Writer's private room/studio with desk and chair, matrimonial bed & attached bathroom facing our 
  butterfly garden
*A variety of power tools, drills, electric saws, wrenches, screw drivers, machetes and a Dremel
*We recommend that artists bring needed supplies for their projects.
*Or supplies can be ordered within Costa Rica from
  Art Depot in San Jose*We will be happy to help facilitate an order and pick up. Please be sure to give us ample notice.

*Free wifi
*Weekly maid service
*Fully equipped community kitchen with Vitamix and juicer
*Weekly trips to grocery store and farmer's market
*Washing machine for personal laundry
*Monday night movies
*Projector available
*Library with books on varied topics including sustainability, business, Costa Rican wildlife, plants 
  and herbs
*Certified massage therapist on site
*1.5 acres of lush, green space accessible for relaxing or other activities
*Day trips to waterfalls, cloud forests, volcanos, and nature reserves available for additional cost.
*Explore the cities of Parrita, Quepos and local beach towns on our weekly grocery runs.  Mingle with
  locals as you peruse the wares in the restarants, shops, hardware stores and farmer's markets.
*Our holistic property is home to numerous indigenous fruit trees, edible plants, herbs, two banana
  circle composts, five swales and a working greenhouse.  Heather, our Director, artist and Residency
  Manager delights in giving tours of the property's sustainable features, including medicinal and 
  tropical plants.

Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency accepts applicants from all races, cultures, and lifestyles. 

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Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency

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