Open Call for Residencies at Elsewhere Studios

Open Call for Residencies at Elsewhere Studios

Elsewhere invites artists to an eclectic, radical, experimental, whimsical, grass-roots, rural sci-fi, imaginative residency space in Paonia, Colorado.

Elsewhere is an eclectic, radical, experimental, whimsical, grass-roots, rural sci-fi, imaginative residency space in Paonia, Colorado that provides nourishment for the creative soul with a mission to be a bridge between local and global communities. They provide a unique and fertile landscape that nurtures artists and their artistic processes. They offer focused time and space for artists to transcend to new levels in their work, ideas, and lives.

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.

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. Limited Scholarship is available for Artists of color and LGBTQIA+ Creatives.

The Residency Program provides space and time for artists. They welcome visual artists, writers, composer/musicians, performance artists at any stage of their careers as well as scientists, activists, teachers, students, or any kind of creative thinker interested in exploring and expanding their work in a unique and supportive environment. Elsewhere consists of artistically crafted and unique living and studio spaces. Time spans are individually based - 1 to 6 months, accommodating 4 to 6 artists at a time.

Residencies begin in January and February 2022 or begin in summer 2022 June, August, September (multi-month residencies can extend beyond these months.)

The deadline for application is 15 September 2021. Applicants will be notified via e-mail around the first week of November. All references must be received by 15 August to be considered for the residency program.

You can e-mail [email protected] for questions about applying or visit their website.