Fundación ArteSumapaz

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Name of Residency: ArteSumapaz AIR’s

Residency opportunity in Colombia. There are five ongoing  Artists in Residencies (AIRs) at ArteSumapaz in Colombia, from two to four weeks each. The application is available here.

The artists in the ArteSumapaz AIR program are provided space in our hundred-year-old hacienda in which to live and work. The artists-in-residents may contribute to the alternative school by giving workshops, classes, “open crit” sessions (group discussions about the student´s art), or one-on-one discussions.

Guests are offered vegetarian meals, or they may use the kitchen themselves.

If you have any questions, feel free to email the program director at

Residency Programme since: 2019
Description of Organisation:

ArteSumapaz is a not-for-profit arts and culture center located in the Andes Mountains of Colombia. The organization is focused on several key project areas, most notably artist residencies for international, Colombian, and young artists recently out of the arts education arena; programs for the performing arts; art-park; and more, all based in a harmonious and sustainable fashion on a former coffee plantation of over 268 acres.


Organisation founded in: 2019
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
  • Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 2
  • Months: 3
Number of studios: 2
Number of artists in residence at one time: 5
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
  • Printmaking
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Film-making
  • Architecture
  • Education Programmes
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Space for partners, families, pets
  • Internet
  • Meals
  • Computer
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Dance/Theatre/Performance Space
  • Library/research resources
  • Musical-instruments
  • Promotional services
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Other
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : We provide workshops to the local community.
    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): Montly: 700 USD
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Food
    • Other
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Gardening
    • Forest Conservation
    • Open Studios
    • Other
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: El Dorado Airport, Bogotá Colombia
    How to reach by car: Many buses are available from Bogotá to the village of Pandi or San Bernardo. In either case, we can pick you up from the village. A private car can also be arranged to pick you up from the airport at a modest cost.
    Street & Number: Via Portones a Pandi, Hacienda Australia
    Postal Code: 253607
    City: San Bernardo
    Country long: Colombia
    Via Portones a Pandi, Hacienda Australia
    San Bernardo 253607 COL
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