Located on a 20,000-acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains, the Foundation provides individual workspace, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the experience of the historic High Plains landscape to selected writers, artists, and composers working in all disciplines. There is no charge for room, board, or studio space. The quality of an applicant’s work is given primary consideration in the review process; individuals from all stages of their professional careers are invited to apply. At any one-time there are typically 10 individuals in residence. Facilities include 4 VISUAL ART STUDIOS, one with an Elephant etching press, 4 WRITER’S STUDIOS, 2 COMPOSER’S STUDIOS, each with an electronic keyboard and baby grand piano. There is also a large LOFT SPACE suitable for dance and theatre collaborations.
Annual deadlines are October 1 for Spring Session (March-early June) and March 1 for Fall Session (August-early December). The application fee is $40. Applications submitted online: www.ucrossfoundation.org . Please contact Tracey Kikut with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-737-2291.