Open Call


Elsewhere Studios

No Funding
Paonia, United States


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 in a unique and supportive environment.

Number of Participants

Elsewhere Studios can host 1-6 artists at a time for 1-6 months


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 01, 2020 - August 01, 2020


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


Ceramic Facility, Computer Lab, Co-Working, Gallery, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Large Format Printers, Library, Shared Studio, Stage


Apartment, Cabin, Guest House, Kitchen, Live/Work, Nomadic, Private Bathroom, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Competition , Critique, Demo Day, Discussion, Exhibition, Forum, Juried Exhibition, Mural Projects, Open Studios, Performances, Readings, Round Tables, Self-Directed


Acting, Activists, Administrators, Animation, Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Arts Administrator, Augmented Reality, Ballet, Biotech, Blacksmith, Blockchain, 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, Start Up, Tech, Textile, Theatre, Theatre Directors, Thinkers, Video Art, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology, Web Design, Web Development


English, Spanish

Program Description

DEADLINE: November 7th for summer 2020 residencies! Elsewhere is an eclectic, radical, experimental, whimsical, grass-roots, rural sci-fi, imaginative residency space in Paonia, Colorado that provides nourishment for the creative soul with a mission to help build 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 is a choose-your-own-adventure style residency. Situated in downtown Paonia, the spaces are versatile, providing residents with opportunities to connect and interact with other artists in the community, to create or participate in art exhibitions, and to teach classes or workshops.

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