Associate Member Organisations


Associate Members are foundations, trusts, other networks, local and international arts and cultural councils and ministries that deliver or support international exchange programs and arts residencies. They can be governmental, non-governmental or privately run. Some run their own internal arts residency programs, while others support creative exchanges by offering cultural mobility funding or information.

Associate Members of Res Artis

The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body. The International Residencies Program was developed through sector consultation and research. Council has forged partnerships with some of the best residency providers in the world to deliver a suite of residencies that enable the development of individual artists, arts mediators, groups and organisations.

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IETM – international network for performing arts is a membership organisation which exists to stimulate the quality, development and contexts of contemporary performing arts in a global environment. It aims at proving the value of the performing arts in the society by initiating and facilitating professional networking and communication, the dynamic exchange of information, know-how transfer and presentations of examples of good practice.

Hollufgård Artist Residence is situated at the old manor Hollufgård in Odense, Southern Denmark. Our facilities are run independently i collaboration with the local artists association, and we receive support from the Municipality of Odense and the Region Syddanmark. We offer accommodation and working facilities in all artistic fields for Danish and foreign artists. All professional artist can apply for stay up to six months. We offer no funding.

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The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international association of artist residencies — a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work. Believing that the cultivation of new art and ideas is essential to human progress, the Alliance’s mission is to advocate for and support artist communities, to advance the endeavors of artists.

Wales Arts International is the international arm of the Arts Council of Wales, working to promote and encourage international exchange and collaboration with contemporary culture from Wales. We enable international work in the arts through collaborations, projects, networks and communication, offering a gateway between the arts of Wales and the world.

China Residencies supports res artis’s mission to map residency programs throughout the world by building relationships with artists and administrator at residency programs throughout China and the greater Chinese diaspora.

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The Anderson Ranch Art Center Artists-in-Residence program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth of emerging and established visual artists. 14 artists are selected for the fall term and 14 artists are selected for the spring term. Finalists are chosen on the basis of artistic merit by an independent jury of established working artists and will live and work at Anderson Ranch for a ten week fall or five week spring residency period. 

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Swedish Lapland AiR is a project run by ArtNorth, in partnership with other cultural institutions based in Norrbotten. The residencies will take place in 9 different areas of the region. Shaped by their unique identities, all those places will offer inspiring cultural and natural environments to the artists, engaging them with topics such as local culture and art, history and nature. Therefore, every residency will be a one-of-a-kind experience with individual meanings, schedules and objectives.

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The Foundation has just been formed and one arm seeks to link Australian Artists to Malaysia as an immersive experience. The Duration is 3- 6 months. It applies to Artists of all walks of life with emphasis on the minority and mid career artists. It is to be a 2 way experience with an eye on trying to maintain and benefit the already rich craft in Malaysia which is lacking in funding. We hope to be able to expand to other countries in time to come.

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The Ian Potter Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to undertake international professional development opportunities to gain experience, develop networks and learn skills from leaders in their field. The Cultural Trust funds across the spectrum of the arts: from visual arts to community radio and design to literature, spanning traditional art forms through to experimental mediums. Grants are only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.