Elsewhere Studios

Open Call for Fall/Winter 2020 residencies at Elsewhere Studios
Due Mar 23 2020

Elsewhere Studios is an eclectic, radical, experimental, whimsical, grass-roots, rural sci-fi, imaginative residency space in Paonia, Colorado that provides nourishment for the creative soul. Elsewhere is a bridge between local and global communities. We provide a unique and fertile landscape that nurtures artists and their artistic processes. We offer focused time and space for artists to transcend to new levels in their work, ideas, and lives.

Elsewhere Studios Artist Residency Program provides space and time for artists to create in a unique and supportive environment. Time spans are individually based – 1 to 6 months and we can accommodate 4 to 6 artists at a time.

We welcome: artists, writers, composers, and performance artists at any stage of their careers as well as scientists, activists, teachers, students, or any kind of creative thinker interested in exploring and expanding their work.

Elsewhere is a choose-your-own-adventure style residency. Situated in downtown Paonia,CO. The spaces are versatile, providing residents with opportunities to connect with the community… or just time to focus on work. There is an equipped woodshop onsite, printing access, a ceramics co-op as well as performance space upon request.


In order to create art in a unique and supportive environment, Elsewhere offers four artistically crafted and unique residency spaces. Two are living and studio space combined, and two share studio space. There is a monthly residency fee which includes living and studio space, utilities and WiFi.

Fees and support

Residency fees are $600 to $850 per month, which includes living + studio space, wifi, utilities, and community resources.

**Limited Scholarships for Artists of Color & LBGTQIA+ Creatives**

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DEADLINE Extension: March 23rd for residencies beginning october 2020- January 2021 residencies