Open Call


Mauser EcoHouse

No Funding
Esterillos Este , Costa Rica


Come to magical Costa Rica and be inspired and renewed! This is the perfect Residency for all types of nature loving artists to come get healthy and be creative. The program focuses on furnishing artists with luxury accommodations, ample work space and serene surroundings so that individual or group projects can can flourish. As you walk around the miles of jungle and surrounding area smelling the flowers in the fresh clean air, you will encounter breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains. We are blessed with phenomenal sunrises and sunsets and beautiful natural light all day. A delicious continental breakfast and gourmet vegetarian dinners are included 5 days a week. The ingredients are either grown on site or locally and sustainably sourced. Check out the video of the Residency and surrounding area: We welcome applicants from all races, cultures and lifestyles.

Number of Participants

Up to 10


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


August 01, 2020 - December 31, 2021


  • $18.00-56.00 program fee (daily)


Co-Working, Desk Space, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Library, Shared Studio


Kitchen, Live/Work, Private Bathroom, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


Breakfast, Chef on Site, Coffee, Dinner, Tea, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Group Dinners, Mural Projects, Pool Party, Retreat, Self-Directed, Work Exchange, Workshops, Yoga


Animation, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Chefs, Drawing, Dreamers, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Jewelry, Land Art, Literature, Multimedia, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Thinkers, Visual Arts


English, Spanish

Program Description

Our Eco-Conscious Artist Residency is on 1.5 acres in the beautiful Costa Rican jungle with a stream running through the lower half of the property. You will be surrounded by dozens of different species of birds, butterflies, and insects, flowers and plants. It is common to have toucans, Scarlett macaws, monkey's, coati's, and sloths pass through. Our yard is filled with edible fruits like plantains, papaya, and lemons. We have a working greenhouse and grow fruits, veggies and herbs on site for tea and to use in our meals. You can help yourself! We have lemongrass, mint, stevia, holy and purple basil to name a few.  There is a library of books at the Residency to learn about permaculture, sustainability, and Costa Rican wildlife and plants. We plan trips to the beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monkey Mangrove Tour, Cacao Farms, waterfalls (available for an additional cost) Minimum stay 2 weeks, maximum 3 months For application email:

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