The Martyn House Farm

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Martyn House is self funded and began as a Bed and Breakfast supporting the Arts through Artist Retreats and Local Artists Studio Tours. This year we decided to focus our attention on Artist residencies.Our fees help to maintain the property and allows us to expand our facilities offerings.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

Our Artist Residency Program is designed to enable creative exploration, concentrated work, and artistic exchange in an inspiring and supportive environment. The Martyn House Farm is an 18 acre homestead in North Georgia and the Ellijay Coffeehouse is located in historic downtown Ellijay just 2 miles from the farm. Both the farm and coffeehouse have artistically crafted and unique living and studio spaces where we offer the perfect extended-stay getaway to reflect, create, and explore.
Time spans are individually based – 1 week($450)~ 2 weeks($700)3 weeks ($900) or a month ($1250) accommodating 2 artists at a time. The fee includes all utilities, private accommodation w/kitchenettes, private bath, studio space, wireless internet and access to a laundry room.

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Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Film Making
  • Textile Art
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Other

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 week
  • 2 weeks
  • 3 weeks
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time


Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Other

this is looked at on a case by case residency

Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure


Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Kitchen
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Private Studio

  • Private Cabin/House
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • we are working toward being a sustainable permaculture homestead
Contact information

The Martyn House Farm
912 Flat Branch Rd.
30540 Ellijay
United States of America

Phone: 7066354759

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