Sou’wester Artist Residency
The Artist Residency Program is simply reduced weekly rates for people wishing to devote themselves to their creative pursuits.
The Sou’wester offers the perfect setting for a supportive and distraction-free week. The program suits all kinds of artists from writers, musicians, visual artists, craftsmen, cooks, engineers, and more. It is available year-round and generally runs from Sunday at 4:00p to Friday at 11:00a. Artists receive reduced weekly rates ranging from $200-$450/week, depending on the season and your accommodation. APPLY
SPONSORED RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Up to two individuals per month are provided sponsorship of an artist or wellness residency at the Sou’wester. Applications accepted from BIPOC, LGBTQ, and/or artists/people working on social activism, equality, or identify as underrepresented. APPLY
This residency is available year-round (excluding holidays and peak periods) and generally run from Sunday at 4:00p to Friday at 11:00a. Sponsored Residencies are free.
If you don’t qualify or want to schedule your residency immediately, apply for a standard residency using the link in the text above.
Please allow time for the selection committee to assemble applications and for the juror/s to make their selections. The first round of applications began on a quarterly review (those applications have been sent to the juror now and notifications will be sent out soon). The next round of applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis (applications received Nov 11-Nov 30 will be reviewed starting Dec 1, 2020).
The selection committee of Sou’wester Arts staff and/or board reviews applications and makes selections based on need and project proposal. Our jurors are on a rotating basis. Please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in being a juror.
We do not charge a fee to apply to any of our residencies. After participating in our residency programs, we respectfully ask that you acknowledge the “Sou’wester Artist Residency Program” in the final product of the work created during your stay and take time to fill out an EXIT INTERVIEW.
V Lane Hoy
A new intimate view of the art and artists that stay with us.
The Champion is a 1968 Ford motor home converted to an analog recording studio by Samuel Farrell of Curly Cassettes. It is rentable nightly or weekly as part of the Artist Residency Program. This trailer accommodates 2 people max, learn more.
Coming Soon… a beautifully curated website and gallery featuring the archived works and bios of our residents.
Ana Anu – Author of “Mona Mona Mona”
Aaron Semer – Singer-Songwriter
Worked on his album “Cape Disappointment” during residence.
Zachary Reno – Photographer