Vision

We are the worldwide professional body for arts residencies, ensuring sustainability and development of the field through enabling connection and facilitating professional development for our member organisations.

Mission

The mission of Res Artis is to:

  • Enable sustainability by providing tools for professional development
  • Respect the regional, cultural and structural diversity of the arts residency field through adherence to our core values
  • Actively engage with and be responsive to members’ needs and changes in the field
  • Ensure transparency through clear communication with members, the cultural sector and wider public
  • Connect and promote members through face to face meetings and the use of digital platforms

Values

The Res Artis Board, Staff and Membership adhere to:

Professionalism
We are committed to continuous professional development and enhancement of knowledge and skills. We listen to each other and are responsive to artists’ needs and changes in the field.

Diversity
We value regional, cultural and structural differences by respecting individuality.

Transparency
We believe in the value of clear, accurate and proactive communication between Res Artis, our member organisations and visiting artists.

Sustainability
We strive to improve the resources available to enable the longevity of Res Artis, our members and the artist residency field.