1 to 12 weeks
Paid by artist 

The cost of the residency is $300 per week or $1,000 per month, and residents are responsible for their own food and travel expenses.

Application guidelines 

Applications are reviewed monthly. You can find the complete guidelines here. There is a $30 application fee.

The application and supporting materials must be postmarked a minimum of 30 days prior to requested dates.



Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony


Dorland Mountain Arts Colony was founded in 1979 by concert pianist, Ellen Dorland and environmentalist, Barbara Horton. Solitary cottages provide studio and living facilities within the Dorland Preserve, a 300-acre wilderness area acquired by The Nature Conservancy. Dorland Mountain Arts Colony is a nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to deepen the quality of the creative process, enabling its residents to explore their own creative resources without distraction.

Accommodation Information 

Single bedroom cottages are complete with a kitchen, full-bath room, workroom with a wood-burning stove, and a covered porch with mountain, canyon and Temecula Valley views. One cottage includes a Steinway baby grand piano.

Studio Information 

Residents work in the open living area of their own cottage.

Technical Information 

Limited wifi near the office

P.O. Box 6
Temecula, CA 92593
United States

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