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Mauser EcoHouse

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Founded 2018
Esterillos Este , Costa Rica

About

The Residency Program at the Mauser EcoHouse is all about providing a beautiful, tranquil and inspirational space where artists can immerse themselves in their individual projects. Artists are encouraged to be self directed and pursue their own creative ideas. Accommodations: 6,000 sq ft Spanish Villa 3 private rooms, each with matrimonial bed and private bathroom 1 communal bedroom with 2 XL bunk beds (pillow top mattresses), attached large bathroom with Jacuzzi Cost: $18-56 a day depending on length of stay and shared or private room Included in residency Monday-Friday: Continental self-serve breakfast (eggs, beans, rice, fruit, plantains etc.) and gourmet vegetarian dinner served at 5pm, weekly maid service, fully equipped kitchen Disciplines: We welcome visual, mixed media and installation artists, writers, photographers, jewelry designers, musicians, dancers, editors and sculptors Video of Residency: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO7B7ZDbOcc

Local Information

Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency is located in the Central Pacific Coastal area of Costa Rica, a 2 hour drive from San Jose and 13 km (8 miles) west of Parrita. During your stay, you will learn about the property's sustainable features, and local flora and fauna by our on-site artist and Foundation Director, Heather. Our 1.5 acres are home to many amazing species of insects, butterflies, birds, monkeys and sloths. The jungle here is full of life! We are located within a small community in the mountains. Surrounding us is the jungle, breathtaking views, and miles of dirt roads and trails to meander, run or hike, and explore. There is a family owned restaurant, Mirador Donde Andrés with delicious food a 20 minute walk away. Day or weekend trips to the beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monkey Mangrove Tour, Cacao Farms, waterfalls (including Rainmaker), cloud forests, volcanos, and nature reserves for additional cost

Network Affiliations

  • Res Artis
  • Alliance of Artist Communities

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