for two weeks to nine months


The history and wild nature of the Adirondacks.  78 acres of pristine farm and woodland on the flanks of Hurricane Mountain. Breathtaking views of the Great Range from your window.  An uncommon marriage of art, food, and farming.  The stage is set. 


Although clay is at our core, our residencies are open-ended and place-based by design.  We welcome  all project proposals and encourage multi-disciplinary thinking.


Summer and Winter residencies designed for ceramic artists at any stage of their careers who seek time and space to make work.  Two Teaching Fellowships will be awarded each year.  LEARN MORE

2017 Studio Artists-in-Residence: Caitlyn Wright, Tyler Bischoff

For dynamic aspiring farmers and emerging ceramic artists whose creativity drives their curiosity for food, farming, and art.  Offered May through November.  LEARN MORE

2017 Resident Interns: Emma Silverstein, Lizzie Wilford, Katharine Wyatt, Kyle Brumsted.

For culinary artists and emerging chefs who are interested in leading the future of farm-to-table. Six week Summer sessions.  One Teaching Fellowship available each year.  LEARN MORE

2017 Culinary Artists-in-Residence:  Zach Clemans and Fellowship recipient, Liz Flyntz

Accomplished artists of all disciplines are welcome to apply for a short-term residency courtesy of the Paul Z. Nowicki Master Artists Fellowship. Two days to two weeks in length, May through November.  LEARN MORE

2017 Fellowship recipients: performing artists Thomas Graves + Jennifer Kidwell, and The Space We Make

For ceramic artists who wish to participate in Craigardan's delicious celebration of the farm, the food, and the plate.  9-month Winter residency.  LEARN MORE

2017 Harvest Plate Resident: Catherine Seidenberg

2018: Emma Silverstein


For writers, researchers, and creatives of all types who would benefit from full immersion in a place-based intellectual exchange program.  From one week to 9 months in length, year-round.  Teaching Fellowships are available.  LEARN MORE

2017 Place-Based Residents:  Joshua RameyThe Space We Make, and Amy L. Seidl

Place-based Residency


A new opportunity for 2018.  Stay tuned.    MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Intellectual Arts Residency

Year-round opportunities for writers with two scholarships awarded each year.  From 2 weeks to a month or more in length.  LEARN MORE

2017 Writers-in-Residence:  Lorene Garrett, Christian Barter, Alison Owings, Jennifer Steil, Ellen Sussman, and Deborah Michel

Writers Residency

Offering a variety of studio, office, and outdoor spaces for those who wish to develop their own work or complete specific projects within the supportive Craigardan community.  Year-round.  LEARN MORE