A multi-disciplinary creative retreat hosted by the town of Seaside, FL since 1993.

‘To be in a place where the art, new generative ideas and critical thoughts are appreciated is a beacon of hope for all artists.’ - David Wayne Reed, Writer and Playwright



Escape to Create is a nationally recognized multidisciplinary artist residency hosted since 1993 by the Seaside community. E2C is a volunteer managed non-profit organization that represents the unique character of a community deeply invested in the arts. Residencies are made possible through the generosity of Seaside homeowners, merchants, and donors. Your contribution supports E2C residencies, educational outreach, and cultural programs.

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