Ragdale Foundation, 1260 N. Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 (847) 234-1063. Studios on the historic Howard Van Doren Shaw family estate, listed on the Register of Historic Places. Residencies for 2 weeks to 2 months; fees charged, some scholarships; dinners served 6 nights/week, residents make all other meals from food provided. (visual, literary, and performing arts)