Art Residency

Visionary Art Residency

Who can join this residency program?

This is an artist-run art residency that is open for both national and international artists who want to dive into self-exploration and is in harmony with rural living with limited people and limited interaction.
This art residency will give you an opportunity to delve into a peaceful environment in the midst of vast forests and few hamlets.

We are providing homely, ecological environment for artists from all age groups who have medium in the form of painting or have inner quest to explore inner realms through art.

Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis depending on the  availability of slot/accommodations.
We accept applications from both beginners interested in learning art and professional artists who want to dive into their creative flows. 

Residency / Workshop Fees

Residency Fees Per Artist

  • 5 Days – (INR 10000 Total including taxes)
  • 7 Days – (INR 15000 Total including taxes)
  • 15 Days – (INR 30,000 Total including taxes)
  • 1 Month – (INR 45,000 Total including taxes)
  • 2 Months – (INR 60000 Total including taxes)

Please note booking will be confirmed after 25% of the booking amount.

Residency Fees will cover -

  • Learning and Sharing
  • Studio space
  • Accommodation in homely rural environment
  • Meals (home cooked breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Local sightseeing (depending on duration of stay and there will be extra charges for fuel for long travel)
  • Basic tools for art
  • Complimentary art material depending on your art medium; watercolor paper, basic drawing sheets, one cotton canvas (maximum size 20×30 inches)
  • Interaction with local artisans.
  • Meditation and a day of silence.

Please Note-

  • Artists are responsible for their  Travel Costs and insurance.
  • Professional artists must bring their Art Material depending on their choice. (We provide basic art material with limited set of color palette).
  • All artists must bring their own brush set.
  • A list will be provided to beginners after confirmation of the booking. 

One day Workshop Fees Per Artist

  • Single Day (4 to 5 hrs. ) Fess – INR 1500 (This is without accommodation)
  • One day workshop is designed for beginners or hobby artists who wants to have studio experience. 
  • If you are traveler and want to explore and enjoy art by your hands, you are most welcome to have this experience
  • You can bring your own brush set.

Guidance for beginners?

All Artists are free to follow the inner rhythm of their creative process during their stay in this residency.
For beginners, guidance will be provided on various forms of painting techniques –

  • Underpainting – Decalcomania / Underpainting
  • Direct  and indirect painting
  • Color glazing (which I have used a lot in my recent paintings)
  • Overview of  Mischtechnik (which I have learned from Vienna, Austria)

Whom You can expect here At Residency?

We are providing simple, comfortable accommodation in a homely environment in two residential units where you will be accompanied by –

  • Other artists (only 2-4 at a time)
  • Visionary artist, Rupali Sharma, who has learned art under the personal guidance of Amanda Sage and Kuba Ambrose at The Vienna Academy of Visionary Art(Austria).
    Apart from her spiritual journey, she has also done online certification in Indian Art History from the University Of Oxford.
  • Collaborators, a family; Shekhar and Meenu Chamoli with their two lovely kids. They are taking care of accommodation and food to provide you comfortable environment during your stay. Shekhar loves to do wood craft and some of his little creations you can see on our Instagram handle as well.  

Resident Artists 2022

Anushna Purkayastha

Adithyaa Sadashiv

Kuvlaya Arora

Vageesha Gupta

Shubhi Gupta

Seema Kamat


We are at a distance of 70 kms (two-hour drive) from Rishikesh, and 110 kms from Dehradun (three-hour drive). It is a very small village in Tehri Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

Surrounded by dense forest of deodar and pine trees, this place provides natural healing and beauty.

On any clear day you can have a long gaze on the Himalayan snow-capped peaks of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri.
One can go on long trails and hikes in the forest.

For bookings please contact us At

Please note booking will be confirmed after payment of 25% of the booking amount.
Advance bookings are appreciated

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