Art See Ocean Gallery


Art See Ocean Gallery & Artist residence

Most welcome to Art See Ocean Gallery Swedens most beautiful artist residence, find us in a breathtaking nature reservoar in the archipelago where the forrest meet the sea.

Artist couple Stefan and Theresa Lekberg created Art See Ocean Gallery & Artist in residence and house artists from all over the world.

-We have created a space to fearlessly go into your own creative process (life).

Art See Ocean is a experimental studio where you get challenged out of conformity,

and given space for allowing yourself to think your own thoughts and work without pre-made results in mind.

Art See Ocean is a space for evolving and growing into to transgressing your boundaries of confining beliefs.

Artists coming here are looking to gain more clarity in both life and art.

Art See Ocean is connecting a broad range of artists leading workshops and

courses for mastering your artistic work with sensibility and courage.

Artist program

We welcome you into our home, and care for the importance of the artists own responsibility of ones creative process. Here you have the opportunity to go fully into your work and meet your fears and limitations to go your own way.

We belive that art and artist break internal boundries and encourage: No premade result, no conformity. Go into your creative process in your own studiospace, undisturbed in a rural nature surrounded by forest and ocean.

In the beautiful forrest outside the door you can find “Sormlandsleden”, witch has Swedens longest hiking trails, with fire places and windbreaks if you want to spend the night. Bring your tent and sleeping bag.

We make a short film interview with the artist in a life conversation with us about the process of being here.

Upcoming Workshops, courses, exhibitions at Art See Ocean you can find here:

Room- the houses

Traditional Swedish farm, both private and shared spaces, we can accommodate eight to ten residents.

Studio- four studios

The studio in the big house is 45 square meters and depending on how much space you need there are plenty of rooms in the facilities.

We have three studios is in a total area of 100 square meters, with a restroom and kitchenette.

Different kind of arts- who are you

If you are a painter it is easy because we are painters and have studios.Â

Film-workers have been here working with their movies and loved it here.Â

If you are a writer that is also perfect.

If you are a musician, you are in good company, we are happy to have you here:


We welcome artist groups to come together and can accomodate 8- 10 artists.

Money- fee

The price includes accommodation & studio space and all food.

pic up/ drop off att Skavsta airport or nearest bus/ train station or rent a car at the airport.

Price for two weeks 1000 €
one month 1500 €

The residency is self-catered about cooking and cleaning.

A deposit is paid when checking in and returned at check out, leaving the place as you found it.

You need to bring your own art material or we arrange for you to get it once you arrive,

we have a small art material store on sight.

Connections – get here

A one hour drive or train ride to Stockholm and forty minute drive to Stockholm Skavsta airport in Nykoping.

The best way to get here is to buy a ticket with Ryanair to Skavsta airport, they fly from most big citys in Europe.

geo coordinates: N 58 47. 47 E 17 24. 32


You come here to relax from the conditions of a world in haste, but if needed there are wifi connection.


Send us a mail with a short film clip with you, your life and your art.

Let us know what you want to create and about your expectations on your residency stay

For when & for how long you wish to stay.


Welcome to Art See Ocean residence

/Stefan & Theresa Lekberg

Residency Programme since: N/A
Description of Organisation:
Organisation founded in: 2017
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: 4
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Shared accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : We have studios and workshop spaces
    Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): 2 weeks 700 €, 1 month 1200 €
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Artist talk/interview
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    Selection process: N/A
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Stockholm Skavsta (in Nykoping)
    Nearest Train Station: Vagnharad
    How to reach by plane: The best way to get here is to fly with Ryan air,they fly from most big cities in EuropeStockholm Skavsta airport in Nyk_ѝpingStockholm Arlanda + busStockholm Arlanda + train
    How to reach by train: Direct buses from Arlanda to Nykoping is the fastest and easiest way to get here. or use for train from Stockholm Central to Vagnharad.
    How to reach by car: N 58 47. 47 E 17 24. 32
    Street & Number: Nynas Sandvik 1
    Postal Code: 61995
    City: Vasterljung
    Country long: Sweden