Limited Scholarship for Artists of color and LGBTQIA+ Creatives.
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 application 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.
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.