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Art Opening
Gallery Space
Installation Fall 2016

The Growlery

The Growlery is an artists’ residency program whose mission is to create a free live-work environment for visual artists, designers, and intellectuals that will encourage creative production, discussion, and reciprocal influence among members of our diverse community. Residencies are one to three months.

There are no fees for this program. Artists have the opportunity to exhibit work, participate in presentations, and host studio tours.


San Francisco, California: United States

A Victorian-era house in the heart of San Francisco


  • Residency Length: 1-3 months
  • Average number of artists in residence at a time: 3


  • Application type: Open application
  • Collaboration: May apply as a team
  • Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists
  • Additional eligibility information:

  • Application deadline: July 15
  • Application Ongoing: Yes
  • Additional deadline info:
    Email applications by July 15, 2017 to

Facilities & Services

  • Housing: Private bedroom in a shared housing facility
    Each resident is offered a private bedroom of at least 150 sq feet and a shared bath. Housing is free and includes WIFI internet, laundry facilities, and a communal kitchen. Artists are responsible for their own food.
  • Meals: No meals/food provided
  • Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: no
    The Growlery is a 3-story Victorian house built in 1892.
  • Additional studio information: 
    There is a shared studio space in the basement, but many artists choose to work in other areas of the house. We have tools for communal use (list available on request).

Residency Fees


Stipends / other support

$500 materials budget

Additional expectations / opportunities

Artists have the opportunity to exhibit work, participate in presentations, and host studio tours.

Contact Information

235 Broderick Street
San Francisco, California 94117
United States