Akumal International Artist Residency


To create a space for visual, literary and performing artists to be inspired by the jungles and seas of the Mexican Caribbean to imagine and develop worthwhile work in their field, while in conversation with the community about diverse art and ideas thus creating an environment where each nurtures and learns from the other.

Open Call!

Upcoming 4 week residency in Akumal, Mexico: October 23-November 20, 2018

All disciplines welcome. Please come join us in the jungles of the Maya Riviera!

Application deadline: August 1, 2018

Rolling acceptances. Apply now!


Residency Programme since: 2012
Organisation founded in: 2013
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Internet
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Open call
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Cancun, MX
    How to reach by plane: CANCUN AIRPORT
    City: Akumal
    Country long: Mexico
    Akumal MEX
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