Apply Today: 2015 Residency for Artists, Scientists, Writers and more at PLAYA

PLAYA, in south central Oregon, is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a remote location. PLAYA offers seclusion and quiet in a natural environment and the opportunity for interaction, if desired, with a cohort of residents and the local rural community. A residency provides the time and space to create substantive work or to research and reflect upon one’s creative or scientific processes.

PLAYA’s residencies are open to artists, scientists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in forms of creative research. PLAYA welcomes a range of applicants–from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment.

Residencies are awarded for 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks and include housing, work or studio space, and twice weekly group dinners at NO CHARGE.

There is a $35 application fee for individuals ($70 for collaborative teams) to cover administrative costs.

For more information visit our website at

Applications are now open with a deadline of March 1, 2015.
Deborah Ford
Executive Director

47531 Highway 31
Summer Lake, OR 97640

PLAYA’s Mission
On the edge of the Great Basin, PLAYA offers creative individuals the space, the solitude and the community to reflect and to engage their work through its residency program. PLAYA supports innovative thinking through work in the arts, literature, natural sciences and other fields of creative inquiry and encourages dialogue between disciplines to bring positive change to the environment and the world.

PLAYA is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization and all contributions are tax-deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.