Pond Farm

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods, Pond Farm AIR, PO Box 2, Duncans Mills, CA 95430 (707) 869-9177. Located in the Austin Creek State Recreation Area, contiguous to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, 15 minutes’ drive from the town of Guerneville. The barn studio was built in the late 1800s and reconfigured as a pottery by master potter Marguerite Wildenhain in the 1940s; it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2014. The guest house accommodates one artist at a time (or one couple) for residencies of one to three months. Residents must buy and prepare their own food, and engage in a community arts program of their own design. Modest weekly fee charged. Seeks artists and academics of all disciplines whose work engages the arts and nature. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)