Zelený Les Artist Residency affirms the value of an intimate setting where artists can interact with one another in a relaxed social atmosphere that offers both solitude and community. Residents at Zelený Les share a large, well-appointed house commanding panoramic views of the valley, original homestead site, and forest. Robert Gardinier, the architect, tailored his design to Adele Tutter’s ideas and specifications for the home where she and her husband Antonín would live in retirement year-round. Three comfortable, private bedrooms are available for resident artists in addition to ample living space. Communal dinners are a time for artists to come together and engage in conversation. There are also opportunities for gathering on the outdoor decks that look towards the valley, in the living room warmed by the fire of a wood-burning stove, or upstairs in the open study.

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Artist accommodations are offered at no charge. Outdoor camping on Zelený Les is an option for artists who can provide their own gear. Vegetarian meals and bag lunches are prepared for residents daily.

Resident artists are asked to contribute $150 for the 7-day residency period, which covers food and incidental costs. Accepted applicants may seek alternative funding sources with assistance from the residency director. Please email Catherine Tutter at

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