Brief description of the Residency
The Good Hart Residency Program in offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides artists with a live/work studio space, food, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative work. The residency works in partnership with several local community organizations including; the Crooked Tree Art Center, Harbor Inc, and the Little Traverse Conservancy, . Please review our partners page for additional information.
Timeline for 2018 Program
Application deadline is January 31, 2018
Notification of acceptance by phone or email by February 23, 2018
Artist commitment to the residency is due March 5, 2018
Requirements of the Artist:
Must be over 21
Need to have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field and pursuing art or writing as a professional career or if self-taught have pursued art or writing as a professional career
Completion of a competitive application process via artcall.org
A two or three week residency
A live/work studio space
Benefits to the Artist:
Solitary time for studio work
Time to enjoy nature, and time away from technology
The opportunity to meet with other local artists.
The resident artist is housed in an apartment/studio space on a residential property owned by the host family. The apartment/studio is located above a garage and is accessible only by stairs.
Note: The apartment is not handicap accessible.
The apartment includes:
Small sitting area
Private bathroom with shower
Queen size bed
Bedding and towels provided
Access to laundry facilities in the main residence
Mobile phone reception and internet access available but not always reliable and can be very limited
Radio reception but no television reception (TV is available to play DVDs)
Kitchenette: sink, microwave, small refrigerator and kitchen table (Kitchen will be stocked with breakfast and lunch food items)
Basic supplies provided: miscellaneous cleaning items, waste disposal
The artist in residency apartment and property are a nonsmoking area
No pets are allowed
Due to the solitary, focused nature of the residency, overnight guests are not allowed
Studio Space – (small area in the apartment)
Note: All other painting/art supplies to be provided by artist and should be mailed well in advance of the residency. Local shopping for art supplies is limited.
Residents need to provide their own transportation to and from Northern Michigan (pick up from local airports in Pellston or Traverse City, or pick up from local bus stations can be arranged)
A bike will be made available to the artist
Artist will be within walking distance of many natural resources, Lake Michigan beaches, and the small community of Good Hart.
If you have questions about the Good Hart Artist in Residency Program please email firstname.lastname@example.org