Open Call

Call for 2022 Artist Residencies at Elsewhere Studios

Elsewhere Studios

No Funding
Paonia, United States


Located in Paonia, CO, Elsewhere provides space and time for artists to create in a unique and supportive environment. We welcome visual artists, writers, composer/musicians, 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.

Number of Participants

4 Live/work Studios on site. Max accommodation is 6 with collaborative teams. Most months see 4 Artists in residence at a time.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


January 01, 2022 - September 30, 2022


  • $30.00 application fee
  • $600.00-850.00 program fee (monthly)


Ceramic Facility, Desk Space, Gallery, Individual Studio, Library, Shared Studio


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


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition, Group Dinners, Open Studios, Professional Development, Readings, Retreat, Self-Directed, Workshops


Acting, Activists, Administrators, Architecture, Arts Administrator, Ballet, Blacksmith, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Ceramics, Chefs, Choreography, Cinematography, Collective, Comedy, Composers, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Culinary, Curatorial, Dance, Dance Groups, Design, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Media, DJ / Nightlife, Documentary, Drawing, Dreamers, Entrepreneur , Fiber Arts, Fiction, Film, Glass, Illustration, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Jewelry, Journalism, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Metalsmith, Mime, Mixed Reality, Moving Image, Multimedia, Museum Technology, Music, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Opera, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Research, Robotics, Scholar, Scientists, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Singing, Social Practice, Sound Art, Textile, Theatre, Theatre Directors, Thinkers, Video Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Web Design


English, Spanish

Program Description

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. Paonia is a small town nestled in a beautiful landscape of mountains and mesas covered with orchards, small ranches, and farms. It is about 1.5 hours from Grand Junction on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. Paonia is a community of unique and creative individuals with a strong interest in sustainability. It was recently designated as a Certified Creative District by the state of Colorado. Time spans are individually based – 1 to 6 months We offer Private rooms. All rooms and spaces in the main house have radiant in-floor heat. Some have private bath, some have shared bath. The Gingerbread House is a separate dwelling and is heated with a wood burning stove. For detailed information and pictures about the living spaces, please visit:

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