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Below you’ll find open calls  for residency programmes

Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence

Published: 11.01.2022 — Due date: 31.01.2022

Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence is now accepting applications for April 2022–March 2023.

The residence is situated on the Kökar island in the Åland Archipelago. It is run by Kökarkultur rf, a non-profit cultural organization based in Kökar.

We welcome applications from all professional artists working in fields including but not limited to visual arts, performing arts, literature, media, sound art, textile, and ceramics. We accept applications from individual artists, work partners, and small workgroups.

The residency building has three apartments, of which two larger apartments are in use regularly. For first-time residents, the residency period is 4 or 8 weeks. For returning residents there are, in addition to 4 and 8 week residency periods, some 2-week residency periods available too.

The residency fee is 70e/week/person. The residents are responsible for their travel arrangements, material costs, and living costs during their stay.

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AIR announcement

Published: 21.12.2021 — Due date: 31.03.2022

Open call: Vanha Paukku artist residency and Maker’s Gallery in 2022

Vanha Paukku, located in Lapua, is looking for an artist, artist couple or group to join our residency program in Lapua for 1 October – 30 November 2022. The residency period includes an exhibition at Makers’ Gallery in Vaasa.

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AIR announcement

Published: 19.12.2021 — Due date: 23.01.2022

Open call: Academy of Fine Arts alumni residency in Scotland 2022

In partnership with Saastamoinen Foundation and in collaboration with Cove Park and Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Academy of Fine Arts now launches Ecologies in the Making: Sculpting Futures, a new artists’ residency programme in Scotland focusing on making practices in a time of climate breakdown.

MFA or DFA alumni of the Academy of Fine Arts who work with sculptural methods or material processes can apply for the programme. Applications are welcome from graduates at any stage in their career. The residency is scheduled for autumn 2022.

The deadline for applications is 23 January by midnight (24:00) Finnish time.

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Greta ja William Lehtinen Foundation – Artists Residence

Published: 08.04.2021 — Due date: —

Greta ja William Lehtinen Foundation – Artists Residence in Helsinki is currently accepting applications for 2021–2022.

The residence provides a unique living opportunity in the center of Helsinki. It is located in a historic 1906 Jugend ( Northern Art Nouveau) building where many famous artists had their ateliers. The building is located on Luotsikatu in the Katajanokka area, walking distance to the main market square and downtown. It is also easily accessible by transit.

The residence is 138 m3, has three private bedrooms, a large common area kitchen, dining and living room. It has been fully renovated and furnished.

The residency period varies from three to nine months. Long term residencies offer opportunities for deeper cultural exchanges and provide a creative atmosphere for one’s own artistic concentration.

To qualify for residency, applicants must have a Bachelors degree or Diploma from an accredited art school in the fields of Design, Visual Arts, Music and Architecture.

There is a monthly fee for the accommodations. Residents are responsible for their own travel arrangements as well as their living costs during their stay.

Application form and more information: https://gretajawilliamlehtinen.fi/en/artists-residence/

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