• Founded: 1988
  • Discipline: Drawing & Painting, Film, Literature, Media Art, Music, Performing Arts, Sculpture
  • Targetgroup: International

18th Street Arts Complex is a nonprofit residential arts center in Santa Monica that supports artists and arts organizations dedicated to issues of community and diversity in contemporary society.

18th Street maintains four programs that reflect its mission:
1) a Residency Program designed to help professionalize Los Angeles-based artists and arts organizations;
2) an International Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program created to foster inter-cultural collaboration and dialogue;
3) an Arts Education Program initiated to develop teaching and community building skills among artists, while at the same time imparting basic arts techniques, appreciation and creative problem solving to area school children; and,
4) a Public Events and Presenting Program to encourage artists to hold slide talks, discussions, or show new work in a relaxed, professional environment.

  • Accommodation Information: International artists are provided with their own house, kichenette, bathroom. Pets are allowed
  • Location: One and a half miles from the heart of Santa Monica, a suburb in the Los Angeles West Side area.

Application address:
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 USA
Telephone +1 310 453-3711 | Fax +1 310 453-4347
E-mail  office@18thstreet.org| www.18thstreet.org