Winter Program

Byrdcliffe’s Artists-in-Residence program provides visual artists, writers, architects, and composers of exceptional talent uninterrupted creative time within the serene natural setting of the historic Byrdcliffe Arts Colony.

Cottage Residencies

During the winter months, cottage residencies offer artists live/work space amidst the calm of the Catskill Mountains. This is a quiet time of year at Byrdcliffe and a wonderful time to be in-residence for artists looking for time and space for creative work with minimal distractions.

All participants in the artists-in-residence program at Byrdcliffe MUST provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and abide by the most up to date Byrdcliffe policies as well as local and governmental guidelines. Policies are subject to change based upon guidance from governmental authorities or if new federal and/or state COVID-19 related requirements are imposed. Non-compliance with these policies may be grounds for dismissal.