Art residencies are available at the Gateways to Transformation Retreat Center near Crawford Colorado.

Our retreat center has art residencies available for artists of all kinds.

Stay and create your own unique art on your schedule. Organic food is supplied for breakfasts, lunch and dinner.

Escape your everyday distractions and focus on what's inside you that needs to be expressed. The residency is nestled at 7000 feet in the West Elk mountains 20 minutes from Paonia in Western Colorado. Spectacular Needle Rock serves as a focus always in view for inspiration.

Residencies run in one, three, six, and twelve-month lengths, giving you access to spring, summer, fall and winter seasonal weather cycles to both create art and also participate in seasonal artistic and sports available in the area.


Private rooms as well as semi-private, available with lovely views all around.

Use the art room, dance studio with excellent acoustics, or create outdoors in the myriad spaces available at Gateways to Transformation.

Artist in residence, Crawford Co


Fully stocked art room.
Dance Studio.
Organic food.
Workout Room.
Beautiful views from a 40 acre farm and is only a short drive from West Elk Wilderness and several state parks.
25 minute drive to state certified Creative District of Paonia, CO.