Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

Inspiring Artistic Exploration & Growth through the Beauty of the West

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers a professional development opportunity for writers, visual and performing artists, musicians and composers from all backgrounds and levels of experience the unique opportunity of time and space to create.

The artist residency program at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, offers two sessions per year, which cover programs of two, four or six weeks, depending on availability and the applicant’s ranking in jury process. The Winter/Spring artist retreats run from January – May with the postmarked deadline September 15 of the previous year. The Summer/Fall session runs from June – November with the postmarked application deadline on March 15 of the same year. 

A blind jury will choose residents based on work samples provided with application. Selected artists will receive housing, meals, exclusive studio access and use of the library, lounge and kitchen, which are all nestled in a meadow along the riparian corridor of Brush Creek. 


For general inquires about the Brush Creek Arts Foundation or other program details, please email