YOU DESIGN YOUR PROGRAM & WE SUPPORT YOUR GOALS & COUCH YOU THROUGH YOUR PROCESS. REMOTELY or ONSITE
STUDIES REPORT A 50% INCREASE IN GETTING A JOB AFTER JOINING AN INTERNSHIP! SO... IS IT TIME to "be of service" to yourself and others? Develop new skills and job experiences while expanding opportunities for Antigua's village communities. If you’re looking for a creative internship abroad you’re in the right place!
This Collective offers Professional, Creative, Artisan, Academic, Agricultural and Hospitality Programs customized to your needs and preferences - Summer, Semester and Rolling Admissions.
CREATE YOUR EXPERIENCE
REMOTE ONLINE FACETIME & ONSITE PROGRAMS
INTERNSHIPS IN THE 15TH CENTURY COLONIAL SPANISH UNESCO HERITAGE SITE, ANTIGUA, GUATEMALA
PRODUCE YOUR IDEAS & CREATIVE WORKS TO IMPROVE YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
RECEIVE THE SUPPORT OF OTHER PROFESSIONALS
Whether a brief or a prolonged stay with studio & office use & workshops, we are here to assist in explaining your offered choices & helping with arrangements. YOU design your experience. Request what you need & we assist in delivering what you want.
Live your passion, whatever it may be. Let it become you and you will find great things happen. Find a life that is deliberate and intentional. Are you willing to take few risks and try new things? If so, consider joining this dynamic internships. Visit us and learn to build your resume and portfolio as you experience how it feels and how it might influence your future career and life choices.
We invite you to consider - WHAT IS CREATIVE ReGENERATIVE SUSTAINABILITY? Imagine a life with less stuff, clutter, stress... a life with fewer distractions. Now imagine a life of more time. More meaningful relationships. More growth, contribution & contentment.There is more to life and jobs than just bills and money and work."
"That doesn’t mean there’s anything inherently wrong with owning material possessions. Today’s problem seems to be the meaning we assign to our stuff: we tend to give too much meaning to our things, often forsaking our health, our relationships, our passions, our personal growth, and our desire to contribute beyond ourselves. Allows yourself to make decisions more consciously, more deliberately."
GO TO PRICES to see how easy taking some time for yourself can be. Email us for customized service.
ABOUT these collective work spaces: studios, offices, lodgings and events — provide participants with dedicated mentor time and space to create new work and projects addressing your interests. Rather than just focusing on the end product, this creative community offers the opportunity to explore, take risks, experiment, and collaborate. In essence, research-and-development labs for the arts, planning, creativity and innovation in all fields. Residencies and internships serve emerging, mid-career, and established artists and multi-disciplinary people in equal measure. Join this inspiring and rewarding + FUN process! Exploring our longing for meaning and practical experience...
Find and create the subjects, processes and excursions you want in the middle of this UNESCO Heritage Spanish Colonial Village. Connect to a bi-lingual (English, Spanish) community. This central location certainly matters if you’re looking for international residencies with local insider connections and amenities. The experience has proven to be an inspiring time for those who are able to take full advantage of the experimentation and critical discourse possible in this unique community in Antigua.
Your daily life is up to you - This is your life. So, ask yourself:
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
WHAT IS ENOUGH?
WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE & LESS CONSUMING?
HOW DOES BEING CREATIVE BRING MORE MEANING?
WHAT'S NEXT FOR ME IN THESE COMPLEX TIMES?
We like to party and have fun socializing when studio time is over, yet we also seek participants who wish to focus on their creative projects rigorously. We provide support as need to all visitors upon request. Those traveling with a partner or family you can be accommodated by special arrangement with advance arrangements & additional minimal fees.
Find the things that help your work go deeper—more than just supporting individual artists we create a supportive multi-disciplinary international community. Exploring ways of valuing the imagination, valuing creative thinking, and mixing up regerative viewpoints at a time when we need hybrid methods of solving problems more than ever. Imagine what is most important to you and CREATE YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Writers, visual artists, composers, filmmakers, playwrights, scientists, tech professionals, interdisciplinary artists, and architects come from all parts of the world. More than 900 artists have participated in our projects. More than 50 creatives arrive each year; of these about half are new and half have been involved in projects before. Since founding this group in 1982, our focus is to nurture the arts and sciences by offering creative individuals time and space to produce enduring works of their imagination.
WHAT IS CREATIVE MINIMALISM & SUSTAINABLE LIVING & WORKING PRACTICES? THIS IS UP TO YOU. WE SIMPLY OFFER ENVIRONMENTS & EXPERIENCES WHERE YOU CAN TASTE OUR CREATIVE MINIMALISM & CHOOSE WHAT WORKS FOR YOU. LEARN MORE
Time expanded, ideas were formed, matured, and came to fruition. I haven’t been able to delve this deeply into my work in many years. This was a gift whose value can’t be measured. — A Shogren, artist/architect, California, USA
Time spent with AJ in his studio opened my eyes to new ways of expanding my work while experiencing a more creative and minimal environment. Then I returned to my own studio where a whole series of work came to me. His advice on color, creative minimalism and composition brought a new maturity to my work and life. Plus, we had fun traveling the antique city and countryside while meeting locals over music & local culinary delights. — J Roll, artist/ writer, Switzerland
With time away from our hectic schedules, we have joined AJ & Jude often to play and continue our culinary excursions, film productions, art making, art gallery exhibitions, singing & performances. We spent our time refining our creative works, performing and developing business ideas with support from other Collective members. Results were enhanced by their feedback. Highly appreciated & FUN! JC Bustamante, mixed media artist & film photographer - Chile/EU & A Frost, artist, actress, singer - Germany/Chile/EU
We had AJ & Jude and their collective design and engineering team plan and construct our properties. Most were tired and ugly. The land was amazing, but what was possible on my budget with old buildings or difficult building sites? They came up with solutions we hadn't even thought of integrating Eco friendly principles & Nature while finding the people and products to do what we wanted. AND, we were the lead designer on our projects. When we wanted adjustments they listened to our ideas and we created together. HIRE THIS TEAM. It was fun and very profitable! M. Sacks, CEO, CPA - USA & Mexico