Open Call

Calling all Artists!

Mauser EcoHouse

No Funding
Esterillos Este , Costa Rica


We invite applications from individual artists, artistic collectives, and organizations worldwide. Artists (21+) at various stages of practice, cultural backgrounds, gender identities, and expressions are encouraged to apply. This is the ideal location for nature/landscape photographers/painters/dancers/music composers/sculptors/jewelry designers/writers/poets/plein air/visual/multi-media and installation artists to create in a calm and peaceful environment.

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 01, 2024 - December 31, 2025


  • $15.00 application fee
  • $2,399.00-4350.00 program fee (monthly)


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


Private Bathroom, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


Breakfast, Dinner, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Group Dinners, Mural Projects, Yoga


Book Arts, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Multimedia, Painting, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Screenwriting, Textile, Visual Arts


English, Spanish

Program Description

Located in the remote tropical jungle, Mauser Ecohouse creates a tranquil, inspirational, and transformational living experience for artists. We offer residencies for a period of one month for visual, performance, and literary artists and many more. The Mauser EcoHouse is a sanctuary for artists to create, explore, and experience Pura Vida - the Costa Rican way of life. Our private and shared studios are fully equipped with individual workspaces, WiFi and natural light with amazing views. The outdoor veranda provides the perfect opportunity to paint outside or enjoy a leisurely nap in one of our hammocks. Because we truly believed that being comfortable is more important than anything, Mauser Ecohouse offers a 6,000 square ft. Spanish Style villa including: - private rooms, each with matrimonial bed and private bathroom - 1 communal bedroom with bunk beds Vegetarian meals are provided for breakfast and dinner, Monday through Friday. Prepared with love from fresh local ingredients.

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