2 weeks and 4 weeks
Paid by host:

Lodging, food, basic studio supplies.

Paid by artist:

Artists are responsible for travel costs, to and from the ranch.

Application guidelines:

Artists are responsible for a $40 application fee. Online application.


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Brush Creek Foundation for The Arts

Brush Creek Foundation for The Arts

BCFA Residency Program

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts is a non-profit organization offering time and space for artistic exploration to visual artists, writers, musicians and composers from all backgrounds, level of expertise, media and genres. Two and four week residency sessions are offered per year depending on availability and applicant’s ranking in jury process.

Creativity flows next to the banks of Brush Creek where up to eight residents immerse themselves in uninterrupted work time to polish existing projects, explore new endeavors and further develop their craft. During their time, residents will be provided a single room with private bath, individual studio space and meals. Breakfast fare is provided for self-service, bagged lunches are delivered to the common area, and dinner is shared family style each night.


They host an Open Studio or Brush Creek Presents toward to end of each residency. Participation is optional.

Studio Information

Each artist is provided a private studio suited for their specific purpose. They have 4 visual studios, 2 music studios and 2 literary studios.

Accommodation Information

Each artist is provided a single sleeping unit.

Technical Information

There is an office in the common area, providing a mac computer, one office printer and one photography printer.


Located on 30,000 acres of scenic splendor at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest outside of Saratoga, Wyoming, the camp is situated right next to Brush Creek, in between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges.

Contact information

66 Brush Creek Ranch Rd
Saratoga, WY 82331
United States

sharon.hawkins [at]