3 weeks
Paid by host 

No stipend at this time.

Paid by artist 

Travel, materials, food, and $0-100/week fee (sliding scale).

Application guidelines 

Applications are accepted from emerging, established, or transitional artists, particularly those who identify as non-academic or self-taught. They accept applications by email to [email protected].


North Mountain Residency

North Mountain Residency


North Mountain is a residency program that supports creative practices by encouraging research, conversation, and risk-taking. They are located in the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia, not far from Washington, DC. They provide comfortable studio and living space for variable residency durations. Residents have access to large outdoor wooded & open areas, research assistance, small group critiques & studio visits, and simple bread making skills. While on site, residents are encouraged to engage in the ecologies & cultures of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle.

They invite applications from individuals and small groups working in all types of creative practices.


No expectations for outcome.

Accommodation Information 

3 private bedrooms, with shared baths.

Studio Information 

2 studios: one for writers or other soft arts, one for visual or light construction, one for media/print arts.

Technical Information 

Library, walking trails, woods/orchards, pond.


Rural area in the mountains, but only 2 hours drive from Washington DC.

PO Box 159
Gerrardstown, WV 25420-0159
United States

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