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Artist Residency in Romania Summer 2020





Residency Dates: July 19-31, 2020

Open to all Visual Artists

Beginning & Advanced Level Artists Accepted

Dacia Gallery is pleased to announce its Artist Residency in Sibiu, Romania for Summer 2020. The residency is located in Transylvania at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in the medieval city of Sibiu. The Sibiu Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a landscape painting intensive two-week program. Including an art exhibition at Dacia Gallery in New York City. Dacia Gallery invites artists to participate in this exciting Artist Residency program in Romania. Registration is open to visual artists worldwide, including all mediums and styles of artwork. We are accepting artists that want to dedicate their time to painting, learning, sharing a cultural exchange and exploring. Resident Artists will meet daily under teacher instruction where art classes will alternate between painting and drawing, and a business of art course. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint in Romania. If you are interested in participating registration is now open.

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Artist Residency in New York City - Spring 2020 - Register Today





NYC Residency Dates: April 20-25, 2020

Dacia Gallery is pleased to announce its Artist Residency Program in New York City. The painting intensive program will comprise of drawing and painting the figure from life, guest lecturers, a business of art course and gallery visits. Additionally, Dacia Gallery will host a group exhibition of the artwork you created during the workshop. The residency is open to all visual artists and will accommodate all levels of experience. Artists living in New York, national and international artists are invited to attend. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint in NYC, if you are interested in participating register today, spots are limited.

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General Open Call for Artist in Residence Berlin 2019-2020




coGalleries is pleased to announce the open call for Artist in Residence Program Berlin. As a contemporary art gallery with a beautiful space in the center of town, we are interested in production-oriented artists and diverse cultural agents like writers, researchers, curators and others interested in creative projects, research and collaboration within the contemporary arts. Applicants with own residencies and organizations that are looking for collaborators, please also apply or contact us via email. There are two residency opportunities: a studio only residency or a more extensive master residency with coaching, portfolio work and further. Studio residencies will be able to present the works in a studio opening. Master residents will have the chance to participate in one of our group and/or solo exhibitions at our gallery in the city center of Berlin.

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Open Call: Artist Residency on Vancouver Island




The Ou is an artist-run gallery and artist residency located on Vancouver Island on the beautiful West Coast of Canada. Our residency, The Ou-telier, is a self-directed experience; a quiet place to decompress, experiment, research, play, and make space to develop new ideas. 

What does the program offer?

Slow down and enjoy the Island life with us! Fall asleep to the sound of the creek running by and wake up to the green of thick ivy. 

Artists have 24/hr access to their dedicated studio space as well as a private bedroom in a shared suite with another artist. Each studio is approx. 8 x 8’ and located in an old boatbuilding workshop with open rafters and original fir floors. The studios have tables, easels, windows and plenty of wall space. We have hand tools and some shared supplies, as well as a photography darkroom with an enlarger. 

The accommodation has a large living room, kitchen, gas stove & patio. Each bedroom has a desk, linens for bed & bath, heat & hot water, Wi-Fi. Artists are responsible for cleaning their room, preparing their own meals & keeping common areas tidy

Who should apply? 

We welcome applications from emerging and established artists of all mediums and practice, and of all genders and identities. The space does not accommodate theatre performers or dancers.


Two Weeks: $750 | Four Weeks: $1,400

How to Apply: 

Please see our website for the full details and images, along with our application.

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It is ideal for artists who want to create in luxury in the tropical climate of Southeast Asia.
La Fenice Art Gallery makes this apartment available to selected promising artists for a few months every year.
An apartment with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms on 22 floor of a resort style condo with luxury swimming pool and stunning views of the city and a mountain covered by lush jungle and populated by monkeys and beautiful tropical birds. Located in Northern part of Kuala Lumpur, 15 minutes walk away from famous Batu Caves Temple. KTM public train service to the city is 15 min walk away. A ride to the center is about 20 minutes, cost 50 cents. The rental price includes utility bills. Use of swimming pool, sauna, gym.  
Local prepaid sim card with calls and internet will cost you about 50 cents per day. There is a coin laundry in the building, plus cafes, 2 supermarkets, shops, 7/11 and restaurants.
This studio is ideal for those of you who want to explore this booming part of the world and living a luxury lifestyle while creating and preparing your new future exhibitions. Most suitable for those who want to have an international career and enjoy an expat lifestyle in a big vibrant, multi cultural, multi racial, colorful South East Asian capital.
If you need to apply for funding from your government, we will provide an invitational letter for you.

We also provide a second Artist Residency available to 3 artists at Kho Phangan Island in Thailand, which is about 1.5 hours flight away (tickets with AirAsia are on average 20 - 50 Dollars), ideal for those who are seeking a bigger expansion, cultural enrichment, tropical beaches and more networking in Bangkok. In that case we advise you to combine the two residencies.
There is a possibility of a solo exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore or online at the end of the stay, for those who come for a longer stay, have a big enough body of quality works and can finance their exhibition.
We currently have Open Call for the periods 2019-2020. DEADLINE: ongoing. 

Available to 2 artists:
1. Studio in front room with mini kitchen corner 27 m2 + 1 bedroom 12 m2 + shared bathroom in the corridor. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fans. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big windows. Luminous! Use of swimming pool. 490 Euros per month, (+100 Euros if you bring a second person with you). Included in the fee:  a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.

studio 27 m2
 plus small bedroom 12 m2
2. Studio in Master’s Bedroom 15.5 m2 + private bathroom 3 m2. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big corner window and a smaller side window. Luminous! Use of swimming pool. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fan. 440 Euros per month, (+100 Euros if you bring a second person with you). Included in the fee:  a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
master's bedroom - studio 15.5 m2 + private bathroom 3 m2
240 degree open view of Kuala Lumpur  from the room

3. Studio in Smaller Bedroom 12 m2 + shared bathroom 3 m2. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big corner window and a smaller side window. Luminous! Use of swimming pool. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fan. 395 Euros per month, (+100 Euros if you bring a second person with you). Ideal for a writer or if you are working on small works. Included in the fee:  a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
small bedroom - studio 12 m2
At times there will be the third artist in the third bedroom. It is possible to have the whole place (excluding the third bedroom) all by yourself at additional cost.
The sleeping mat in the room is queen size which means you can bring your spouse/friend. In that case there is a 100 Euros increase for the second person.

Second month stay at 10% discount. Third month stay at 15% discount.
On arrival you will be asked to pay 150 Euros deposit that will be used in case of damages or lost access card/keys. It will be given back to you on your departure day.

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A Retreat in Princes' Islands - Tab Residency Autumn Applications






Tab Residency program offers artists a residential space to devote time and focus on creating both individually and collectively and a gallery space to be used for solo exhibitions, performances, music collaborations, and spontaneous conversations.


Tasarim Bakkali (Tab), founded and run by artists, is open to all contemporary artists throughout the year. The residency periods are organized with open calls for three month periods and applications are accepted before the deadline of the open calls.



The Princes´ Islands are an archipelago off the Anatolian coast of Istanbul, Turkey, mostly car free, naturally and historically preserved area. Ten minutes walk from Büyükada port, the residency building is a four floored shared building, one floor for the studio spaces, one floor for accommodation rooms, one floor for common spaces such as kitchen and living room and a garden.


The residency studios does not contain any specific workshops so they can be used for many kinds of work. The studios are reorganized considering the needs of each artist. Please feel free to ask for other equipment or tools besides listed, depending on your needs. Disciplines involved can be visual arts, industrial design, fashion, interior design, conceptual art, literary arts, architecture, new media, performing arts (the artist should consider the size of the exhibition space), multi disciplinary works, any kind of recycle, upcycle or reuse projects.


Visual Art

New Media




Film Making




Performing Arts

Textile Art




Internet Connection

Electronics tools, printer, scanner, basic painting equipment, well equipped toolbox (drill, jigsaw, dremel, bench grinder...) and various materials to be reused for upcycle and recycle projects.

Musical Instruments





Woodworking Tools

What is expected of the artist:
The artist should prepare an exhibition in Istanbul for the particular gallery space.
Donation of an artwork is not mandatory but will be appreciated.
The artist should straighten out the needs and style of production beforehand.
The artist should be experienced enough to design and prepare an exhibition in a limited time. (1-3 months)
The artist should provide information about old works and exhibitions.
A residency fee of 700 euros monthly should be paid before the beginning of the residency.

What are the benefits of the program:
The residency in Büyükada offers the artists a quiet and peaceful living and studying opportunity, very close to the charming chaos of Istanbul.
The artist will have the chance to prepare a solo exhibition in Istanbul.
The exhibition will be exposed to the community via certain media channels.


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