Top Artist Residencies 2024

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Deadline

Mar 3, 2024

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Sächsische Druckgrafik Symposium

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Graphic
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 3 weeks
Theme: Printmaking

The residence provides

Working condition: Studio
Accommodation: Privat space
Rent/fee: free

Location

Krostitz
Germany

Eligibility conditions

No students

Deadline

Mar 3, 2024

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Künstlerhaus Hohenossig - Symposium

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Drawing / Graphic
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 3 weeks
Theme: No theme

The residence provides

Working condition: Shared studio
Accommodation: Privat space
Rent/fee: free

Location

Krostitz
Germany

Eligibility conditions

No students

Deadline

Mar 3, 2024

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KHBstudios - Independent Residencies

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Architecture / Drawing / Literature / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Textile Art / Curatorial
Organisation: Artist run
Duration: 2 weeks
Theme: Minimal Traveling

The residence provides

Working condition: Live/work studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: 450 € per / stay

Location

Berlin
Germany

Eligibility conditions

Born between 1949 (included) and 1996 (included)
We prefer guests who arrive without a plane. If you are international: we prefer travellers who integrate their residency in berlin into a broader stay in northern central europe in order to be able to hold on to the term "minimal travel". Please write some sentences about your travelplans.

Deadline

Mar 10, 2024

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GlogauAIR - On-line Program

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Painting / Architecture / Drawing / Literature / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 3 months
Theme: No theme

The residence provides

Rent/fee: 300 € per / month

Location

Berlin
Germany

Eligibility conditions

Deadline

Mar 11, 2024

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Schiesslhaus AIR

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Painting / Drawing / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics
Organisation: other
Duration: 2 months
Theme: No theme

The residence provides

Grant: 2,500 €
Working condition: Live/work studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: free

Location

Kollnburg
Germany

Eligibility conditions

Resident of Czech Republic
Resident of Bayern (DE)

Deadline

Mar 15, 2024

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Werkstatt Altena Residence

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Painting / Drawing / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 6 months
Theme: No theme

The residence provides

Grant: 700 € per month
Working condition: Studio
Accommodation: Privat space
Rent/fee: free

Location

Altena
Germany

Eligibility conditions

No students
University degree must have been obtained after 1 January 2022

Deadline

Mar 15, 2024

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KHB Kunsthalle Below - Artist Residency Minimales Reisen

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Painting / Architecture / Drawing / Literature / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics / Curatorial
Organisation: Artist run
Duration: 10 days
Theme: Plants, animals, people

The residence provides

Working condition: Shared studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: 350 € per / stay

Location

Below
Germany

Eligibility conditions

We prefer guests who arrive without a plane. If you are international: we prefer travellers who integrate their residency in berlin into a broader stay in northern central europe in order to be able to hold on to the term "minimal travel". Please write some sentences about your travelplans.

Deadline

Mar 15, 2024

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Libken - A Room of One's Own

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Painting / Drawing / Literature / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 2 weeks
Theme: No theme

The residence provides

Working condition: Live/work studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: free

Location

Gerswalde
Germany

Eligibility conditions

Only for female artists

Deadline

Mar 17, 2024

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Crespo Foundation - Das fliegende Künstlerzimmer

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Painting / Drawing / Photography / Video / Graphic / Installation / Performance / Sculpture / Textile Art / Ceramics
Organisation: Foundation
Duration: 2 years
Theme: Digitality

The residence provides

Grant: 2,500 € per month + 6,000 € material budget per year
Working condition: Live/work studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: free
Travel refund

Location

Hessen
Germany

Eligibility conditions

No students

Deadline

Mar 18, 2024

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Adelsheim Artist in Residence Programm

Genre: Artist Residency
Art field: Digital / Sound / Photography / Video
Organisation: Institution
Duration: 4 months
Theme: Media Art

The residence provides

Grant: 700 € per month + 5,000 € material budget
Working condition: Live/work studio
Accommodation: Live/work studio
Rent/fee: free

Location

Adelsheim
Germany

Eligibility conditions

No students

Art Residencies – Immersive artistic journeys

Isn't it every artist's wish to have the time and space to develop their art practice and explore new techniques in an inspiring environment, free from distractions and stress? This is what the best art residencies offer.

Art residencies do not only foster artistic growth, but also provide opportunities to expand networks, foster international collaborations and friendships, and reward your artistic practice. The impact of an art residency on an artist's work can be significant. Seize the opportunity by finding open calls for art residencies on our website.

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FAQs: Art Residencies

You can read answers to the most frequently asked questions about art residencies here.

What is an art residency?

Art residencies provide artists with time and space to focus on their practice, and some even offer financial support in the form of fellowships or honorarium. Moreover, they offer artists the opportunity to work in new environments, which are often away from the artists’ usual surroundings and daily obligations.

How did art residencies start and evolve over time?

Throughout history, artists have traveled abroad for education, to learn new techniques, and to study the work of other artists. During the Renaissance, many artists flocked to Italy to learn from the work of the Italian masters. In the 16th century, the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno in Florence initiated a residency program for artists in Rome. In the 17th century, the French Academy in Rome established the Prize of Rome, which welcomed French artists for multi-year stays for artistic and educational development. This concept of artist residency has since evolved, and spread throughout the world.

Why should artists consider attending a residency?

Art residencies offer various benefits to artists, serving as platforms for personal and artistic growth. They provide dedicated spaces, without daily distractions, sometimes without any production pressures. In addition, residencies provide artists with a new working environment, often complemented by unique research opportunities and the exploration of new techniques. They are also beneficial for recent graduates transitioning into professional practice. Other benefits include the expansion of the artist’s network, as well as potential collaborations and projects. Finally, art residencies bring recognition to one’s artistic practice, thus validating the work carried out.

How do I choose the right art residency?

As you can see on the Artenda website, there is a multitude of quite different art residencies. Choosing the right one depends on your goals for the residency. Since the application process can be time-consuming, a careful selection is crucial. It is key to consider its specific type of residency, and to keep in mind your expectations, your preferred location, and your practice goals. Select the residencies to which you apply accordingly.

In addition, a targeted approach can increase your chances of success. As popular residencies attract many applicants, you may also want to consider lesser-known opportunities – sometimes they have everything the more famous ones offer, except the already established reputation. Consider applying for fewer residencies, but spend more time creating strong, comprehensive applications. Starting well before the submission deadline is key for a strong application.

How do I apply for an art residency?

Most open calls for art residencies require artists to submit a comprehensive application, including a project description, a portfolio, a resume, and sometimes a recommendation letter.

Do you need some help with this? Our online courses “How to apply for an art residency” serve as step-by-step guides giving you all the tools you need to build a strong application for art residencies.