Colorado Art Ranch

Artist Residencies

Who: Colorado Art Ranch provides one-month residencies to writers and visual artists from around the world. We encourage emerging artists, as well as established artists, to apply. Because Colorado Art Ranch is located in a different area each session (with varying studio space), we can accommodate the following art disciplines: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and mixed-media, performance, eco-arts, and ceramics. Writers of every genre are eligible to apply.

What: Each residency has a mix of artists and writers. Each Artist in Residence receive free admission to the Artposium and living and studio space for one month. Residents are responsible for travel, food, and an application fee, shipping or removing their work at the end of the residency. Each resident gets their own room, but may share a bath and cooking facilities. The rooms are private, but this is a group living situation.

Where: Colorado Art Ranch nurtures the creative spirit in beautiful, secluded, and supportive environments throughout Colorado. Artist Residencies are located in donated or rented space in selected towns of rural Colorado. The landscapes of Colorado--open meadows, rock outcroppings, and mountain views--inspire artists at a visceral level. The simplicity of the setting is a dramatic foil for the residents' struggle to express complex ideas.

How: Artists will be selected by a panel chosen by the executive director and board members.


The next residencies:


Artist Residency at Carpenter Ranch

Art + Land/Water

Hayden, Colorado

September 1-30, 2014
Deadline for applications is June 1, 2014




Application details are in the FAQs section.

Phone: 303.503.1132

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