Artist Residency Program

Application Guidelines

Apply to the artist residency program at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, offering two sessions per year, which are three weeks long, depending on the overall application, availability and the applicant’s ranking in jury process. The Winter/Spring artist retreats run from January – May with an application deadline of September 1 (midnight MST) of the previous year. The Summer/Fall session runs from June – November with an application deadline on March 1st (midnight MST) of the same year. The application processing fee is nonrefundable.

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Please visit Cafe to sign up for open calls

REFERENCES: No application can be fully submitted without TWO references. They are required. After you create an account on Cafe, you may apply to BCFA's call for artists. Cafe will send out a request to two persons you have listed. Once recommendations have been received, you will be notified by Cafe. Afterwards, you will be able to pay the application fee and submit your completed application to be reviewed by jurors. The application is not complete without references and without checking out and paying for an entry fee. No exceptions will be made for applications after the midnight deadline (MST).

How to get started

Brush Creek Arts Foundation enables artists to professionally develop their work in a relaxing and inspiring setting. Deadlines for application submissions are March 1 and September 1 each year.

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