Application guidelines

The Evered House is committed to supporting artists who have served in the US military or their partners or spouses, as well as those who have served in conflict zones, such as war reporters, combat photographers, etc.  We also invite the application of first-responders, health care workers and frontline workers who have served during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

We are happy to consider novelists, short story writers, journalists, playwrights, television writers, screenwriters, performing artists, fine artists, musicians and other practitioners that could benefit from our residency. 

Transportation is the responsibility of the resident. There is ample place for parking at the house. If you don’t have a car, we will do all we can to help you get to town to shop, etc.

You must be 21 years old or older to apply for a residency at the Evered House. There is no smoking inside the house, or illegal drug usage.

Incomplete or incorrect applications will automatically be disqualified. Please read the application requirements carefully before beginning the application process. 


Letter of Intent/ Artist Statement: A 500-word statement describing what you intend to accomplish during your residency.  We are interested in how having an Evered House residency will benefit your practice although we are aware that projects change and evolve.  

CV or Resume that details your artistic as well as military related career, education, exhibitions, residencies, awards, etc.


Work Samples:

  • Writers: 20 page sample of your work. 

  • Fine Artists: Digital portfolio in pdf form or a url link to your online portfolio

  • Musicians: Sound files. 

  • Performing Artists: please send a reel of your current work.

Application for Residency
Letter of Intent
Work Samples
Cover Letter

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