Celebrate creativity in 2019 / Fêter la créativité en 2019

At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. Thanks to the generosity of our LPP USA donors, in 2019 we were pleased to be able to fully subsidize five month-long residencies for visual artists and writers, two of them invitational, and to extend partial [...]

Celebrate creativity in 2019 / Fêter la créativité en 20192019-12-24T00:20:12+01:00

Please support creativity in 2019

At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. Thanks to the generosity of our LPP USA donors, in 2018 we were pleased to be able to fully subsidize one month-long residency for a painter with disabilities, and to extend partial subsidies to two writers [...]

Please support creativity in 20192018-12-13T04:59:07+01:00

Inspiration from the Earth: Art to Wear

"I really love making jewelry from materials that already have a story. I’m constantly looking for small, forgotten objects that have come from the ground. Rocks, crystals, old pottery and silverware are a few of my favorite found objects." When she arrives in medieval Noyers in Burgundy to do a residency this spring, the adventurous [...]

Inspiration from the Earth: Art to Wear2018-07-14T06:57:27+02:00

Help us support creativity in 2018

At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. In 2017 we hosted sixteen visual artists, four writers, one playwright, one fashion designer, one photographer, one video artist  and two sculptors from Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Holland, Spain, Switzerland, France, the United States and [...]

Help us support creativity in 20182018-07-14T06:57:28+02:00

Help sustain creativity in 2017

  At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. In 2017 we hope to increase our ability to offer opportunities to those who might not otherwise be able to benefit from them. Please make a year-end contribution to help this happen. In 2016 [...]

Help sustain creativity in 20172018-07-14T06:57:30+02:00

Wonders in the Deep: help bring prospective writer-in-residence Kelsey Donk to France

Talented young writer Kelsey wishes to spend several months at La Porte Peinte to continue work on her creative nonfiction book, Wonders in the Deep. An excerpt from the work in progress: There is a woman carved in the middle of the bay between Dinard and the walled city of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France. Though [...]

Wonders in the Deep: help bring prospective writer-in-residence Kelsey Donk to France2018-07-14T06:57:33+02:00

Help artist Jeannine Cook achieve her Hatchfund goal!

Jeannine Cook, who was twice an artist in residence at La Porte Peinte in 2014, will be coming back in 2015 to undertake a fascinating metalpoint project linking the ancient artistic technique with the Chablisien terroir, specifically the mineral-rich earth that is so important to the production of the area's wines. To support the project, [...]

Help artist Jeannine Cook achieve her Hatchfund goal!2018-07-14T06:57:36+02:00
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