Chulitna Lodge: Creative Residency in Alaska Summer 2024

Chulitna Lodge Wilderness Retreat seeks to provide the time, space, clarity and facilities for all forms of creative professionals or enthusiastic hobbyists to make and meditate. From visual artists, to writers, to scientific researchers, music, dance and more we encourage all to apply for our various programs. 

Chulitna Lodge is 180 miles from the nearest road, with fly-in access only; a historical landmark on the shores of Lake Clark National Park. We facilitate this creative residency program for all to gather and learn in this pristine setting. 

Our Mission: to share a love for responsible exploration of our worlds most remote locations, with the intent of passing forward the value of maintaining such places wild, and to personally reap the benefits of life a world apart. 

Deadline
Residency Length
1 week - 6 weeks
Languages
English
Spanish
French
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
2
Collaborative Residency
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Book Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Costume/Fashion Design
Digital Fabrication
Fine Metals/Jewelry
Glass Arts
Installation Arts
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Woodworking
Criticism
Fiction
Journalism
Literary Nonfiction
Literature
New Genres
Nonfiction
Playwriting
Poetry
Screenwriting
Translation
Writing
Acting
Choreography
Dance
Performance Art
Theater
Music
Opera
Symphony
Animation
Augmented Reality
Computing
Digital Media
Documentary
Electronic Arts
Film
Moving Image
Multimedia Arts
Photography
Sound Art
TV + Radio
Virtual Reality
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Architecture
Environmental Arts
Landscape Architecture
Public Art
Social Practice
Storytelling
Urban Planning/Design
Biology
Ecology
Environmentalism/Conservation
Science
Art Conservation
Art Education
Art History
History
Mathematics
Philosophy
Companions
N/A
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
Spouses/partners allowed for full stay (non-collaborators)
Children allowed for full stay
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Emerging
Mid-career
Established
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Donate a work of art
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
Give artist talk or presentation
Other
Accessible Housing
N/A
Meals Provided
All meals
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Shared Studios
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
Inaccessible
N/A
Type of Housing
Private housing on campus (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Shared bedroom
Additional Eligibility Information

There are 3 ways to participate as an artist at Chulitna.

Fellowship - No fee, all expenses related to room and board + travel stipend

Resident Artist - Highly reduced fee, some work required

Honorary Resident - No application required, no work required, full-fee with full-service

 

All creatives are encouraged to apply! From visual art, to music, to performance, to research. Whether you are an established artist, or just getting started - all will find value in experiencing life in this off-grid paradise. 

Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
6
Total Applicant Pool in Most Current Year
300
Artist Stipend
0
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
500
US Dollar (USD)
Residency Fees
800
US Dollar (USD)
Fee Details

Fellowships are fully-funded covering all expenses related to room and board, as well as a charter flight from Anchorage into the National Park and an additional travel stipend to help in the cost of getting to Anchorage.

Resident artists, or those who have not been awarded a Fellowship pay a greatly subsidized fee of $800/week for a shared space and $1300/week for a private space. Can stay up to 2 weeks. Spaces are limited. 

Honorary Residents do not need to submit an application for a fee of $2200 for the week. 

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Grant/Scholarship/Other Funding Support Details

We highly recommend applying for other grants to help in the costs of being away from home for 6 weeks, as well as the costs for being a resident artist/non-fellow.

Application Fee
35
US Dollar (USD)
Application Type
Open application