Budapest Art Factory


Within the framework of Budapest Art Factory International Artist Residency Program, we welcome visual artist to develop artistic practice. Duration of the residency is minimum 3 months, but we encourage artists to stay between 6-12 months.

Professional artists are welcome to apply for the residency, individually, artist duos are welcome too.

Please send us your website link or your professional biography and 8-10 images as a reference to your work, by e-mail to

We carefully overview each applications. Selection is by professional criterias.

The cost for taking part in the residency is 800 Euros/month.The program fee includes a separate studio space of 30-40 m2, with great natural light and basic equipment catering to the project&rsquos requirements. The fee includes PR activities related to the residency program, and each artist’s professional practice.

Optionally, BAF organizes an end of the residency solo exhibition for an additional 600 Euros, which covers costs related to PR activities and human resources. exhibition space is 50 m2. The solo exhibition is widely announced through private and social media channels, it is publicized in the press. The opening party attracts about 100-150 visitors.

Accommodation is not covered by the residency fee, however we can assist you in finding a suitable accommodation in the centre of Budapest.

During his/her sojourn the artist resident’s work gain visibility through special studio visits and all art events hosted by BAF. At each event, the studios are open for visitors. In addition, BAF offers a wide range of services to ensure that the guest artist makes the very most out of his/her stay in Hungary – with special focus on providing opportunities to connect with the local art scene.

As part of our International Guest Artist Program we invite 3-5 internationally acclaimed visual artists yearly. The Guest Artist Program is by invitation only and it runs simultaneously with the International Artist Residency Program.

Residency Programme since: 2013
Description of Organisation:

Budapest Art Factory (BAF) is a contemporary visual arts center with 8 separate art studios and an exhibition space located in an industrial building of 600 sqm.

By organizing an international artist residency program, exhibitions, panel discussions and studio visits, BAF provides a platform for the dialogue of contemporary art.

Organisation founded in: 2006
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Part of an Institution
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Hungarian
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: N/A
Application process: please choose
Selection process: N/A
Setting: Urban
Nearest Airport: Ferihegy airport
How to reach by car: Parking available by request
Street & Number: Vizafogó utca 2.
Postal Code: 1138
City: Budapest
Vizafogó utca 2.
Budapest 1138 Budapest HUN
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