It’s a source of joy for me that I played a part in the formation of Peter’s artists’ residency; during the course of shooting this film, I urged Peter to consider preserving his collections of art, books, and medical objects after his death so that others could enjoy what he had worked for decades, and with modest resources, to put together. He spoke about wanting to benefit marginalized artists by providing space and time for them to work uninterruptedly. And so, with the support of his friends and advisors, the Peter Bullough Foundation was born. 

The Peter Bullough Foundation in historic downtown Winchester, Virginia provides residencies to emerging artists and scholars, including those elevating voices and topics relevant to the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Applications are accepted for residencies to work in the private studios and enjoy the garden and former homes of Dr. Peter Bullough. The ideal applicant will be self-directed and able to work independently. Each awarded residency period is roughly four weeks and is shared with one to two other artists in residence. Collaborators in groups of two to three may apply in one application. We encourage artists to host a community workshop or lecture virtually or in-person during the residency.

Disciplines Accepted:

Architecture, literature, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, music/music composition, playwriting, screenwriting, poetry, scholars, theatre, and the visual arts.