Costs & Details


Artists are responsible for their own:

  • Transportation to/from Residency
  • Local Transportation (local rides can be arranged upon request)
  • Food and personal supplies (Residency is located 15-20 minutes from local stores and town center)
  • Art Supplies (no nearby suppliers; orders can be shipped upon request)
  • Housing costs, described below

Housing Costs

  • Residencies are a minimum of 1 week, up to 4 weeks
  • $45/day for Bedroom 1, shared bath
  • $50/day for Bedroom 2, shared bath
  • Bedroom 3, private bath, pricing available upon request.


Please reach us to discuss your needs and questions. 

Getting Here

Talking Tree Ranch is located 1 hour from Sacramento Int'l Airport, 3 hours east of San Francisco/Oakland, and 90 minutes from Reno, NV Airport. 

Amtrak offers train/bus service to Placerville daily (8 a.m departures from Emeryville). We can pick you up at the Placerville Station. 

A car is useful but not necessary, especially if your goal is to dig in and make art. We can help you with grocery runs or supplies if necessary.   

View from the back patio

View from the back patio