Saturday, February 11, 2012

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts: Artist Residency

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)

March 15, 2012 Summer/Fall
September 15, 2012 Winter/Spring

Artist Residency
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

Saratoga, WY 82331

Residencies are intended as professional development opportunities for writers, visual and performing artists, musicians and composers in all fields and genres. Proposals for self-directed, creative residencies must be compatible with available working studio spaces, facilities, and resources. Artistic merit and promise are the basis for selections. Mature and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Any person over the age of 18 is eligible.

Applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by September 15 for the Winter/Spring Residency -or- March 15 for the Summer/Fall Residency. Incomplete applications will not be accepted for review.

Length of stay is seasonally based. Options of two, four or six weeks are available. Please indicate three available dates on the application form. Tuesday is the designated arrival and departure day; residents will be informed of specific dates upon award notification.

A rotating panel of experts and professionals in the arts and humanities independently review work samples. Final awards of some instances, artists, writers and musicians are invited to participate without submitting an application.

Collaborators may be accepted for a residency; however, all collaborators need to submit separate applications and fees along with a joint proposal. Please indicate in the proposal the requirements for work space.

Situated among 13,000 expansive acres in South Central Wyoming’s North Platte River Valley, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. Nestled between the towering peaks of the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges, just 13 miles outside of Saratoga, the Ranch is tucked against the million-acre Medicine Bow National Forest.

Non-refundable application fee of $20


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Please direct inquiries about the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Residency to or 307.327.5284

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts
66 Brush Creek Ranch Road
Saratoga, WY 82331