Djerassi Resident Artists Program

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Since 1979, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program has provided more than 2,000 artists of all disciplines with uninterrupted time for work, reflection, and the inspiration of collegial interaction. Located on a beautiful 583-acre ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Djerassi annually hosts more than seventy artists in its retreat-like setting, and it welcomes more than 750 visitors to its campus for public programs that include sculpture hikes and an annual open house. During the grant period, Djerassi plans to continue its core residency program, strengthen relationships with its alumni, pilot fee-based workshops to increase earned revenue, and build a facilities reserve.
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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.

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