The Vermont Studio Center was founded by artists in 1984. Our location--situated along the banks of the Gihon River in the historic village of Johnson, Vermont--was chosen with the intention of fostering creativity through community, collaboration, and quiet reflection supported by the unspoiled beauty of the northern Green Mountains.

Over the last 30 years, VSC has grown to become the largest international artists' and writers' residency program in the United States. Our mission is to provide studio residencies in an inclusive, international community, honoring creative work as the communication of spirit through form. 

 

Founder Fred Osborne, long-time Executive Director George Pearlman, and Founders Jon Gregg and Louise von Weise in 1984.

Founder Fred Osborne, long-time Executive Director George Pearlman, and Founders Jon Gregg and Louise von Weise in 1984.