Sou’wester Artist Residency Programs



Gives 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-$575/week (+taxes and fees), depending on the season and your accommodation. 

Apply for a Standard Residency

We do not charge a fee to apply to our residency. After participating in our residency program, 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.


TEACHING RESIDENCY (Applications now closed Summer 2023)

For artist educators who wish to share their skills with the community.

We are seeking artists and ecologists with specialties in printmaking, painting, ceramics, woodworking, metalworking, zine making, foraging, fiber arts and more! Spend some time on your own creative pursuits then branch out in to the community and teach a Youth Weekday Workshop and/or a Saturday Workshop for adults. Teaching Artists can choose to teach a Saturday Workshop for adults for a 5-day stay + $100 stipend OR teach both Youth Weekday Workshop and a Saturday Workshop for a 7-day stay + $300 stipend.

Fall 2023 Teaching Residencies opening this spring.

Email for more information.




Sou’wester TV

A new intimate view of the art and artists that stay with us. 

The Champion: Analog Recording Studio

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