Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. We offer 2 and 4 week residencies, with preference given to those who prefer four weeks. Winter/Spring residencies are offered each year between January and May; application deadline September 15 of the previous year. Summer/Fall residencies are offered June through November; application deadline March 15th of the current year. Applications are received on Cafe' at www.callforentry.org.
Saratoga, Wyoming: United States
- Residency Length: 2 or 4 weeks (preference goes to 4)
- Average number of artists in residence at a time: 8
- Number of artists accepted in most recent year: 85
- Total applicant pool in most current year: 496
- Application type: Open application
- Collaboration: Must apply and be accepted individually
- Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists
- Additional eligibility information:
Residents must be at least 18 years old and mature enough for self directed work.
- Application deadline: March 15, September 15
- Additional deadline info: We offer two sessions per year-- Winter/Spring which runs January through May and Summer/Fall which runs June through November. Applications must be postmarked by March 15 of the same year and September 15 of the previous year. No exceptions.
Past Residents & Quotes
Facilities & Services
- Housing: Private housing (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Our residence building is a newly constructed log structure comprised of eight individual rooms with separate entrances. Each room has a private full sized bath, single bed, small desk, lamp, dresser and closet area. Temperature controls in each room can be adjusted for the perfect atmosphere. A deck on the front of the building has outdoor seating and tables that overlook one of many meadows.
- Meals: All/most meals are provided by organization
Most meals are provided. In the morning enjoy self-serve breakfast in the shared kitchen. Lunches and evening meal are prepared by our ranch chef and is shared family style over great conversation with fellow residents. Residents help with clean up of kitchen area. Some accommodations can be made for vegetarian and gluten free diets. Other special dietary needs are the responsibility of the resident. Full kitchen is available. Please inquire with director for more information.
- Computer/internet access: Computer and internet connection provided in common area (shared), Wireless Internet
- Accessibility: no
Studios and living spaces are all one one level with a step up to the deck and entrances. A gravel path lined with aspen trees connects all buildings.
- Studios/special equipment: Music studio (non-recording), Painting
- Additional studio information:The studios at this low-tech residency are all beautifully restored, historic log cabins and work sheds relocated from places in the surrounding ranching community. We have four large visual art studios-- each with utility sink, work cart and tables, storage, easel and chair. There are two writing studios with a desk, cozy leather chair and lamps for extra light. Our first music studio is restored one-room school house and houses a beautiful new Steinway piano. Our second music studio is the original ranch homestead, which has been lovingly restored and holds a Bosendorfer piano with MIDI capable system. Residents are responsible for all supplies and specialized equipment.