Djerassi Resident Artist Program is located on a remote, rural 583-acre tract of land in the coastal mountains in Woodside. Each year, 90 artists are provided the opportunity to live, reflect, and create for one month periods, all free of charge. Artists from multiple disciplines — including choreography, music composition, media arts, visual arts, and literature — live on the campus together, and thrive on the intellectual stimulation and collegial interaction of Djerassi’s intimate artist community. With renewal of support, Djerassi will maintain its seasonal residency programs, continue to build partnerships with arts institutions around the nation, and strengthen its presence in the local community through onsite programming. Djerassi will also address critical facilities renovations and strengthen its financial sustainability.
About the Grantee
2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA, 94062-4405, United States
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for general operating support
Djerassi Resident Artists Program enhances the creative practices and careers of multidisciplinary artists by providing uninterrupted time and space for work, reflection, and collaboration. It is located on a rural 583-acre tract of coastal mountains in Woodside, CA. In a typical year, approximately 65 artists are provided the opportunity particatipate in the live-in residency for a one-month period, free of charge. Artists are provided with living space, food, and studio spaces. In addition, the organization stewards its land and maintains the campus buildings through eco-friendly practices. Support for Djerassi Resident Artists Program aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.