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.
Online application. There is an applictaion fee of $30.00 USD.
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.
Alternative Firing Ceramic Artist Residency: The residency will take place in Fall 2018 ( September, October, November or December) and includes living space at Elsewhere, full access to Paonia Clayworks studio and a $250 stipend. Artists are expected to host a one day workshop teaching the community about their alternative firing process during the residency.
Ceramic studio information: The studio is located 10 blocks from Elsewhere. It is a cooperative studio at one end of a warehouse building (Edesia Warehouse) that also houses a commercial kitchen. It is an easy walkable or bike rideable distance from Elsewhere! There is 24/7 access to the space and it includes: 5 wheels, a slab roller, clay mixer, extruder, 3 electric kilns, a propane fire Raku Kiln. By Fall of 2018 they also expect to have a natural gas fired kiln in use. Artist is responsible for purchase of their own clay and glaze materials.
Note: If you are interested in an additional month or two (& able to pay the customary Residency Fee), please put that in your application.
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.
All rooms and spaces in the main house have radiant in-floor heat. There is also a large wood stove in living room of the house as a supplemental heat/cooking system. Residents are responsible for their own meals. The fully equipped kitchen is shared by all residents. Grocery store, banks, library, theater, pubs, post office, etc. are easy walking distance from Elsewhere. There are bicycles available for residents' use.
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.
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