Vermont Studio Center


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The center aims to build an ideal international creative community that supports serious artists and writers by providing them with the seclusion of distraction-free working time, the companionship of professional peers, and the option of the counsel of inspired mentors. Residents receive individual studios, private rooms and all meals, plus access to prominent Visiting Artists and Writers offering slide talks, readings and studio visits. MFA program available with Johnson State College.

Henry Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships 

The Vermont Studio Center invites applications for its Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships Program supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. In 2014, VSC will award 6 outstanding Chinese poets and 6 literary translators with 4-week joint residencies to create new work individually and in collaboration as part of VSC’s diverse creative community. Awards include room, board, studio space, and a discretionary stipend.


VSC has a well equipped wood and metal shop including MIG, TIG, Oxy-Acetylene, metal band saw, wood band saw, table saw, radial-arm miter saw, pneumatic tools for wood and stone carving, and a full array of power and hand tools. They do not yet have a forge.

Additionally, there is a small electric kiln, black & white photography facilites and printmaking facilites, but no media/computer lab. Life modeling sessions are held on a daily basis.

For a detailed description of studios and shops, visit Studios and Facilities section.

Separate from studio, individual houses. Laundry facilities.