Opportunities Category: Residency

Syllabus VI: Open Call

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire invite applications from artists for Syllabus VI; a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme in its sixth year that will support ten artists across ten months. Syllabus offers time to come together with artists from across the UK to discuss ideas, work, life and approaches Read More

Trinity Buoy Wharf Artist in Residence 2020 opportunity

Trinity Buoy Wharf is a creative neighbourhood in Docklands, developed and managed by Urban Space Management. Home to London’s only Lighthouse, a vibrant creative community, a sculpture park, 2 event venues and 5 Container City™ buildings.

Trinity Buoy Wharf are offering a free workspace studio and exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf to an artist who would Read More

ISSP Riga Residency

The ISSP Riga Residency programme is continuing in 2020! This time the Residency is organised in cooperation with kuš! – a Latvian/international platform for comics artists and illustrators – which will create extra opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction between the Residency participants.

Launched in 2018, the ISSP Riga Residency is aimed at photographers and a diverse range Read More

The Arctic Circle

In 2020, The Arctic Circle program embarks on two high Arctic expeditions aboard an
ice-class expedition sailing vessel. International artists of all disciplines, architects,
scientists and educators are invited to apply.

The Arctic Circle 2020 programming takes place in the international territory of Svalbard,
a mountainous Arctic archipelago just 10 degrees from the North Pole. Each expedition
provides the opportunity Read More

UK residency at FORMAT Fest for African-based artists

UK residency and exhibition opportunity

Open Call | FORMAT / Lagos Photo / AAF

We are looking for an artist to visit Derby UK,  for 3 weeks February 2020. We are looking for an artist with an established practice to visit UK, in Feb 2020, to be based in Derby at the artist studio in QUAD.  There Read More

Rucka Artist Residency: OPEN CALL for spring 2020

Description of artist residency programme

The aim of the residency programme is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theatre, design, drawing, etc.) to create artworks that address important social and environmental issues and involve members of the local community in the development of artwork.

When evaluating the residency applications for  the Read More

Lucy Art Residency 2020 – Open Call

The selected artist will be offered free accommodation in the five star Lucy Hotel in Kavala. In addition to that the artist’s return trip from his/her country of residence is covered, as well as three meals a day at the hotel premises. Furthermore a per diem and an artist fee for the production of one Read More

Innovair call for residency on Malta

The Valletta Cultural Agency sustains and strengthens the capital city’s vibrant cultural life through the creation of an annual programme of creative events developed in collaboration with artists and other Public Cultural Organisations. A legacy of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, the VCA upholds standards of excellence in the coordination and organization of artistic and cultural Read More

VRN Call for Residency Participants 2019

The Visual Research Network invites the creators of projects which explore the world through various forms of audio-visual methodology to apply for the VRN residency. The projects should be work-in-progress as the residency will create a space for the discussion and creative, collective work on the development of these projects.

The 5 day long stay in Read More

BMW Residency 2019

Every year since 2011, BMW Art & Culture has given an artist the opportunity to produce a photography project in a three-month residency. The project is undertaken at the GOBELINS School of Visual Arts, which has been involved in the Residency for the past two years, following a six-year partnership with the Nicéphore Niépce Museum.

The Read More

Call for Proposals: A Woman’s Work

Women’s role in industry and technology-based work in post-war Europe is a hitherto untold story, and audiovisual archives have tended to focus on male-orientated ‘heavy industries’ such as coal, iron and steel, or large scale engineering sectors such as shipbuilding, construction, aerospace and car manufacturing. Yet women continue to play a key role in many Read More

Call for Proposals: ‘A Women’s Work’

Proposals by artists and curators based in Europe are invited for projects which address the core themes of A Woman’s Work, a 24 month collaborative programme in which cultural partners in the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Ireland, France and Finland will work together in pursuit of the following objectives: to enable artists and cultural professionals from across Europe Read More

RU’s 2018 Residency Raffle

RU’s 2018 Residency Raffle – Win one month residency in Serbia! As of September 12, 2018, we invite all artists to participate in RU’s fifth annual Residency Raffle to win a fantastic month long residency opportunity hosted by two partnering organizations in Serbia: REMONT Gallery and Gola Glava (Naked Head).

Suggested dates for this residency are Read More

Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency 2019

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation are pleased to announce the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June Read More

Brighton Photo Fringe – opportunities

Brighton Photo Fringe are seeking an artist in residence.  The BPF18 Artist in Residence opportunity provides the time and space for an artist to research and create a new project of work, culminating in an exhibition at Colonnade House in Worthing during BPF18.

The artist will have access to a network of peers and mentors during the Read More



Photo Kathmandu is very pleased to host 4 artists or artist duos in the historic city of Patan for a period of 4 weeks to come together and explore intersections between photography, sound, video, writing, performance, poetry and other mediums and forms. The festival encourages artists to experiment, collaborate and respond to Read More

A nine-month artist residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) at Highgreen

A nine-month artist residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) at Highgreen in remote rural Northumberland, September 2018 – June 2019. This is a unique and magical opportunity for a visual artist to develop their practice and make new works whilst immersed in a remote rural landscape and its community.

When it is: September Read More

Gulbenkian Grant / AiR 351 Open Call / 2018

The Gulbenkian Foundation generously supports one artist in residence for a period of 3 months in 2018 at AiR 351. Artists from all countries at any stage of practice are invited to apply. Exception: artists with a permanent residency status in Portugal are not eligible.

AiR 351 is an independent international visual arts residency program located Read More

KAUNAS PHOTO 2018 Open Call with the New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award

KAUNAS PHOTO is the largest annual photographic festival in the Baltic States, based in Kaunas, Lithuania, since 2004. Maintaining its strong international character, KAUNAS PHOTO is a platform of priemieres of emerging talents. “Photo World” magazine (China) described KAUNAS PHOTO festival as a spot of the Europe’s Crossroads of photography. In the recent years, KAUNAS Read More

PRAKSIS’s 9th residency, Adornment and Gender: Engaging Conversation

PRAKSIS and Norwegian Crafts are pleased to work with designer, curator, and writer, Benjamin Lignel to develop Residency No. 9, Adornment and Gender: Engaging Conversation. This residency will research gender politics in relation to material practices of creating, putting on, customising, and mixing adornment. During the residency Benjamin Lignel will work alongside a group of Read More

An Artist Residency in Motherhood (no deadline)

A self-directed, open-source artist residency to empower and inspire artists who are also mothers.

You don’t have to apply. It doesn’t cost anything, it’s fully customisable, and you can be in residence for as long as you choose. You don’t even have to travel, the residency takes place entirely inside your own home and everyday life. An Artist Residency in Motherhood is Read More


Photographers / artists working with photography (from the Nordic – Baltic region*)
1-2 months: May – December 2018

The ISSP Riga Residency programme is aimed at a diverse range of photographers and artists using the medium of photography, primarily based in the Nordic – Baltic region*. We welcome those interested Read More

Research Institute Artist in Residence, Victoria and Albert Museum

We are delighted to announce our new call for artists who are keen to engage with the histories of slavery and slave-ownership that are ‘hidden in plain sight’ within in the museum, as part of the V&A Research Institute (VARI) Opening the Cabinet of Curiosities project.

The selected artist will be encouraged to engage with both Read More

PAIR Photographer in Residence 2017, Taiwan

Pier-2 Art Center is located in Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung. As a cluster of old warehouses next to Kaohsiung Harbor, Pier-2 Art Center positions itself as an artistic, diverse, experimental, creative space which is open to any kind of possibilities. During October 2017- December 2017, PAIR will host a residency for photography. At the Read More

Helsinki International Artist Programme

HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018.

HIAP Residency Programme is HIAP’s main residency programme, which has welcomed artists to Helsinki since the year 1998. The programme focuses on contemporary art but is open for art professionals from Read More

LATENT: Open Call – Exhibition & Residency in Rome


Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration between D.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent (an anagram for Talent) is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality Read More

Tbilisi Photo Festival: Residency


For its 8th edition that will be held in Tbilisi in September 2017, Tbilisi Photo Festival announces an open call for the 2nd Residency Program.
Tbilisi Photo Festival is offering residency opportunity for photographers and photography curators.

Deadline for residency submission is extended to :
May 26th 2017

Selected candidate for Tbilisi Photo Festival Artist in Residence Program Read More


Delfina Foundation is happy to announce a partnership with Gaia Art Foundation, to offer a twelve-week residency to an artist living and working in Eastern Europe, preferably a citizen of one of its countries.

In April 2017 Delfina Foundation launched a new thematic programme Collecting as Practice, and applications relating to Read More

Residency and scholarship opportunities: Art in the Contemporary World / NCAD Ireland

MA/MFA Art in the Contemporary World, National College of Art & Design, Dublin in collaboration with IMMA, is now inviting applications for its autumn (2017) research and teaching residency.

This residency is open to writers, artists, curators, educators and other practitioners who have published writings in the field of contemporary art. It will begin Read More


ISSP in cooperation with Kuldīga Artists’ Residence

3 photographers/ artists working with photography
1 month: 15 September – 15 October 2017 | Kuldīga, Latvia

The residency programme will provide three photography artists an opportunity for concentrated personal work in Kuldīga – one of the most charming towns in Latvia and a UNESCO National Cultural Heritage site. The artists will be hosted in Read More


GRAIN Projects and Appetite are seeking submissions from artists and photographers to apply for a residency in Stoke-on-Trent.  The applicant must have a photographic practice and be experienced in socially engaged project work.

We are looking for an artist or photographer who will engage with the communities of Stoke-on-Trent from June – Read More

Artist-In-Residence Program of ARCUS Project / Japan

Artist-In-Residence Program of ARCUS Project which aims to support the artistic activities of emerging artists was launched in 1994 by Ibaraki Prefectural Government as its main organizer. In its 23 years history, ARCUS Project has invited 97 artists from 31 countries / regions, and supported their artistic projects and researches during the residence. A number Read More

idle women residency

summer invitation
​(women in residence) 2017

12 June – 20 August

This summer we are inviting women to join us in an open boat invitation – women are welcome to express an interest to stay on board the Selina Cooper to enjoy the peaceful creative space of the boat and to work with us to generate an Read More

FujiFilm Residency in Portugal – deadline soon!

Open call to photographers regardless of nationality, for a one-month residency to take place between April and May 2017 in Viseu, Portugal.

The challenge is to look at the neighboring parishes of Viseu, promoting a broader understanding of their social and economic contours, bringing communities together and involving them in the photographic project. This residency will Read More

Opel Call for African Educators in Photography

Associação Olho-de-gente (AOJE) are looking for an educator to lead an international Artist Residency in Mindelo, Cabo Verde, for a two-week period in May 2017.

This programme is part of the Catchupa Factory – New Photographers initiative and is dedicated to emerging photographers and artists from the PALOP (Portuguese-speaking African countries), interested in developing their artistic Read More

FA Studio Residency at NCAD,Ireland

MFA Fine Art Studio Residency
Application guidelines for Studio Residency 2017/2018

Studio Residency 2017/2018
MFA Fine Art, School of Fine Art, NCAD
Submission guidelines:
Please e-mail the following
• your cv
• up to 10 images or clips of your work. The preferred method of submission is by a web-link to a folder of images on Google Drive or Dropbox –  the Read More

NIDA ART COLONY: Call for Residency and Symposium

The residency programme at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (NAC) is open for emerging and experienced artists, designers, architects, curators and researchers. NAC is the biggest art, residency and education venue in the Baltic region that provides the opportunity to live and work in theCuronian Spit National Park. Since 2011, when the Read More

Artists’ Development Programme: “The Imprint of Man – Representing the Anthropocene”

European Investment Bank Institute

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of its Artists’ Development Programme (ADP), looking for one visual artist (born after January 1, 1982) from EU Member States focusing on the theme of “The Imprint of Man – Representing the Anthropocene.”

The ADP offers emerging European visual artists Read More

Artists’ Development Programme: residencies and mentoring

European Investment Bank Institute – Artists’ Development Programme: residencies and mentoring

Application deadline: January 31, 2017, midnight (GMT+1)

European Investment Bank Institute
98-100 Boulevard Konrad Adenauer
L-2950 Luxembourg


The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of its Artists’ Development Programme (ADP), looking for two visual artists (born after January 1, 1982) from Croatia, Read More

Art Centre/South Florida: Residency

The MFU: Miami is the pilot semester of ArtCenter/South Florida’s Fellowship Program, which brings distinguished faculty, alternative education initiatives, and cultural practitioners together in Miami to foster the exchange of knowledge. The program provides residents interested in working outside traditional disciplinary boundaries with the resources, time, and feedback to develop programs and courses that Read More

Kooshk Artist Residency Award (KARA) 2017

Kooshk Residency

Kooshk Artist Residency Award (KARA) 2017

May 1–31, 2017

Deadline: October 31, 2016
Winners’ declaration: Mid-February, 2017kooshkresidency.com


Kooshk residency is a non-political cultural and artistic space in Tehran. Kooshk, with sponsorship of private section tries to provide a convenient space for artists, curators, researchers, writers and filmmakers to Read More

Artist in Residence Opportunity

University for the Creative Arts – UCA Farnham and Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village


Not specified

Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
14th October 2016

31st October 2016

OCTOBER 2016 – JUNE 2017

UCA Farnham has a long standing partnership with Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village. Together they are seeking an Artist in Residence to work across both organisations in 2016/17 Read More

SPONSORED: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Archisle: International Photographer in Residence Programme 2017

Archisle: The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme, hosted by the Société Jersiaise Photographic Archive, in the British Channel Island of Jersey promotes contemporary photography through an ongoing programme of exhibitions, education and commissions. The Archisle project connects photographic archives, contemporary practice and experiences of island cultures and geographies through the development of a forum for Read More

LATENT: open submission

Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration betweenD.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent (an anagram for Talent) is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality and innovation within the field of contemporary photography.


With no age, Read More

Artist in Residence Downside School

We are looking to appoint a genuinely inspiring Full Time Artist in Residence, who is passionate both about Art and about helping young people to develop their artistic potential. The successful candidate should possess the drive and determination to support a thriving Art Department, in a school which has a flourishing creative arts tradition. This Read More

Summer Residencies in Social Practice

School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York NY 10010

The School of Visual Arts is pleased to present four new Summer Residencies in social practice and public forms, providing artists and designers opportunities to impact the social landscape and engage communities. Key leaders in the field engage participants through lectures, workshops and invitations for creative Read More

The Wapping Project – Berlin Residencies

The Wapping Project is delighted to announce that the application for the Third Residency at it’s Berlin home is now open.

The successful applicant will reside for eight weeks in a turn of the century Berliner apartment in Kreuzberg.

In 2016, The Wapping Project Berlin will host three 8-week residencies between June and December.

Applicants must be at Read More

Flâneur Residency in Riga

2 places: photographers/ artists working with photography
3-4 weeks: April – May 2016 | Riga, Latvia
Application deadline: 3 January 2016

Inspired by the idea of “flâneurism” – seemingly aimless wanderings around the city – the residency is designed for photography artists interested in developing work in and around urban space. The influential 20th century philosopher Walter Benjamin Read More

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist in conjunction with the Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $5,000 stipend, an apartment to stay Read More