Sou’wester Artist Residency Program


Our Artist Residency program offers 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 retreat. 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. Rates range from $200-$575/week (+taxes and fees), depending on the season and your accommodation. *We do not charge a fee to apply to our residency


Now accepting applications for Fall 2023 for artist educators who wish to share their skills with the community.

We are seeking artist educators with specialties in printmaking, ceramics, traditional crafts and more! Spend some time on your own creative pursuits then branch out in to the community and teach a Saturday Workshop or a Specialty Ceramics Class on the weekend. Teaching-Artists-in-Residence can choose to teach a Saturday Workshop for a 5-day stay (Weds-Sun) + $100 stipend OR a Speciality Ceramics Class (3-day workshop Fri-Sun) for a 7-day stay (Mon-Mon) + $200 stipend.

Sou’wester Arts TV

A script writing retreat
A jewelry making getaway
Painting in solitude

Musician? The Champion: Analog Recording Studio is a 1968 Ford motor home turned analog recording studio. Available to rent nightly or weekly for 1-2 people.

Coming Soon… a beautifully curated website and gallery featuring the archived works and bios of our residents.