Mission: Our mission is to connect artists and writers from around the world with the local community to inform, educate and empower people through art in the natural beauty of Northern Michigan.
We are no longer accepting applications for 2019 residencies. Our next application period will be announced in the fall of 2019. Residency includes: A two or three-week residency stay A live/work studio space Breakfast and lunch foods will be stocked in the studio apartment and dinners offered by the host family 3 times per week… Continue reading Program Details
The Good Hart Artists Residency is motivated by the three concepts of Art, Place, and Community. ART – Good Hart Artist Residency welcomes writers and artists working in all visual mediums. The residency provides time and space for writers and artists to create, as well as full room and board to allow residents time to… Continue reading Art + Place + Community
For the past five years, we have hosted artists and writers in a small studio apartment above a garage. While this has served us well the space has limited our ability to host artists requiring larger studio space, collaborating artists, artists requiring special accommodations and parent artists. Building Plan: In the spring of 2018, we… Continue reading Building for the Future
Wow, What an incredibly productive two weeks amidst glorious sunny weather, brilliant scenery, and excellent company.
I appreciate the gift of time, not just the solo work hours in the studio, but the time you all spent with me on hikes, mushroom hunting excursions, and trips to other sites around here.
I can honestly say I learned quite a bit about plant life, seasons, various animals, and the moon – which has really galvanized the content and production of my work.
Joanna Hoge – May 2016
For two weeks I have been alternating between moments of vast and unnerving productivity and moments of banging my head against these tree house walls. To any writers who read this in the future, remember that there is value in both – that the knocking sometimes dislodges in the imagination that which could never be found in stillness.
Bryna Cofrin-Shaw – September 2018