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Call for artists 2018!
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Chalk Hill Artist Residency

Emerging Program member

Chalk Hill Artist Residency is now accepting applications for 2018. Our residency program supports artists of all mediums in their creative process by offering time and space to be immersed in their craft. provide housing and workspace at the historic Warnecke Ranch and Vineyards, on the Russian River in Healdsburg, California. The program is interested in established, emerging and outsider artists.
DEADLINE August 31, 2017.

For more information and to apply, visit or contact our director, Stephani Sanchez at


Residents have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work at our seasonal Open House events. Also, Chalk Hill Residency supports artists living with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. Please inquire for special living needs, for example, attending the residency with a care-provider.

Program Fees and Sponsorships:

Program Fees: The residency fee, including room, studio, and residency programming, is $400/week (57$/day). We will award three residency sponsorships of 3-5 weeks based on merit and need. This assistance provides full coverage of the residency fee. As these funds are limited to 3 residencies only, we appreciate your not applying for a sponsor if it is not essential to you. Please state on your application form if you are applying for a sponsorship. Sponsored artists must be dedicated to their requested time in residency. Sponsored artists are still responsible for their own transportation, food and materials. We encourage artists to apply for grants from other agencies, to seek sponsorship from private individuals, or to run their own fundraising campaign to provide coverage for program fees since we are limited to sponsoring three artists only.


Healdsburg, California: United States

Chalk Hill Artist Residency located the Warnecke Ranch. We are a 5th and 6th generation Sonoma County family and our original ranch parcel has been in the family for over 100 years (1911-2015). The 265-acre ranch with 1.5 Russian River frontage includes the Myaacama and Brooks creeks tributaries, the historic Chalk Hill, a lake/reservoir and a pond, as well as an 80 acre vineyard. Nearest town: Healdsburg, 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. Nearest airport: Santa Rosa (STS) or San Francisco International.

Contact Information

13427 Chalk Hill Rd
Healdsburg, California 95448
United States