The aim of the Artists' Refuge at Thunderhead is to be the home of a rustic (and mystic) year-round cooperative retreat primarily geared to meet the needs of professional performing artists. Members will have the opportunity to create a home away from home to connect with a nurturing artist community made up of artists from all over the world. Recreation, relaxation, rehabilitation, refocusing and collaboration as well as learning and applying alternative energy and building techniques, and reconnecting with nature are its primary aim. It will also eventually play host to a lively and incredibly diverse summer arts festival 3-5 weeks in length.

Though primarily geared towards performing artists, it will provide a unique nurturing environment for artists of all types from the amateur to the professional to work and play, and in the process connect like-minded, adventurous, creative individuals from all over the world in an absolutely breathtaking setting.

Looking down on a portion of the retreat grounds