Musicians, Writers, Visual and Performing Artists Fall 2020 Residency / Residencies
Rockland Woods located in rural Bremerton, WA, on the Kitsap peninsula, will host its Fall 2020 residency for inter/national and local artists working as writers, musicians, visual, performance and/or social practice and more. This 2 1/2-week residency will offer free accommodations, studios and chef-prepared dinners to 10 residents selected by a diverse committee in terms of race, sexual orientation, age, and artistic genre. Rockland strives to support traditionally marginalized groups and provide opportunities to dedicated artists with exceptionally strong work samples. Resumes are not required.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
2 1/2-weeks: October 5-22, 2020
Must be 21+ years of age
$15 application fee to pay Selection Committee
10 Residents will work at Rockland Woods along with 1-2 staff.
Facilities include a full woodshop, ceramics studio with 2 wheels and 2 electric kilns, studio workspaces and the Lodge with 3 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a kitchen. 3 private Canvas-walled tents serve as live/workspaces. Woodstove, hot tub, and private outdoor bathtub provide warmth during the cold season.
The property includes a lush 15-acre, 100-year old forest with trails, shoreline to a peaceful lake and view of the Olympic Mountains.
Residents will live communally and decide on agreeable norms regarding meals, cleaning and quiet hours.
Rockland expects its residents to use their time in any way they believe will benefit their creative process. There are no obligations tied to this opportunity.
Rockland reserves the right to remove any resident who does not provide an atmosphere of respect and safety for other residents and Rockland Woods.
International artists are responsible for obtaining any necessary documentation for travel between countries. Rockland can provide a letter of purpose when necessary.
Residents provide own travel, supplies, food, and entertainment. Rockland provides accommodations, studios, utilities, household staples, and promotion.