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360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer`s Residency Program -  360 Xochi Quetzal  •   Lake Chapala, Mexico
March 14, 2019 - December 31, 2019

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located on Lake Chapala, the largest lake in Mexico, where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. Residents will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico. Chapala is located 25 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport and 45 minutes from Guadalajara, one of the largest cities in Mexico boasting abundant cultural resources: museums, galleries, theatre and artist supplies. Xochi Quetzal is the Aztec goddess of creativity and fertility and protector of artisans.  She is sure to inspire you during your stay!

MISSION: Our aim is to support artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity. By providing affordable live/work spaces in a beautiful and culturally rich area, we hope that our residents can make artistic progress without the stress and distractions of daily life.

PERSONAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM:  We offer 4  live/work spaces for 1 – 6 months. You do not have to apply through CAFE, just check our website for descriptions and pictures of the spaces and available dates This is a perfect opportunity to finish a manuscript, prepare for a show, collect your thoughts, or plan your next body of work. Read of some of the interviews with creatives who have come to Chapala for a personal residency.

Email us at (in English or Spanish) and let us know what month(s) you want to come and we will start the reservation process. We take reservations on a first-come first-serve basis and we are usually booking 4 – 6 months in advance. Plan ahead if you want to come in the winter!

LIVE WORK SPACES: Each space has a private entrance, fully-equipped kitchen, living room, bedroom and full bathroom. Your residency also includes free wi-fi, all utilities, laundry on the premises, weekly maid service and a 22-page Residency Handbook. See pictures and descriptions on our website:

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360 Xochi Quetzal