The Vermont Studio Center offers multiple programs, initiatives, and studio residencies year-round to 600 painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, and writers (more than 50 residents per month!). The largest international residenct program in the United States, the VSC is set on a campus on the banks of the Gihon River in rural Johnson, Vermont, a town of 3,000 located in the heart of the northern Green Mountains. Each Studio Center residency features undistracted working time, the companionship of fifty artists and writers from across the country and around the world, and access to a roster of prominent Visiting Artists and Writers. All residencies include comfortable housing, private studio space, and excellent food.

Three Visiting Writers per month are in residence for two weeks each to offer readings, a craft talk, and optional conferences with each of the 10-14 writers in residence each month. Residencies sessions are structured around a 4-week calendar to foster a creative and engaging community.