Farwell House

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Founded 2015
FREDERICK, United States


Farwell House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts-based organization dedicated to forging meaningful connections between art, artists, and the communities we serve, through creation, presentation, and education in extraordinary ways and settings. The Farwell House AIR is a multidisciplinary artist residency whose mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists (21 yrs+) of various disciplines to work without interruption in a supportive, rural environment. For the 2021 sessions, artists will be selected through an open application process to live and work at Farwell House for a two-week period. During this time artists will be working on various tasks related to their artistic field. Also during this time, artists will be required to engage with the local community in some way. This requirement may be accomplished through an exhibit, studio visit, workshop, reading, lecture or performance. Although our goal is to provide for the artist, we deeply desire t

Local Information

We are located in the small, rural township of Frederick, Illinois. Frederick has a population of 172 and sits along the Illinois River.

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