Casa Degli Artisti

Name of Residency: Casa Degli Artisti

The residency is on an open call basis, where the artists can work at their own projects using all available facilities.

The residence is open as well to host seminars, courses, stages, trainings etc.

Residency Programme since: 2003
Description of Organisation: CASA DEGLI ARTISTI is based in a typical piedmontese 18th century country house with huge panoramic garden and spectacular sunset. It is located in an old village near the famous wine city of Asti, among the hills and wine yards in the heart of Monferrato. The surrounding is listed as Unesco Site for Vineyard Landscape and Cultural Area.

Founded 2003 by an artist,  the residency is a comfortable location for artists. A magical and peaceful environment in which artists of various disciplines can realize their projects, working in a creative and supportive environment. Everything is set to experience an intensive creative period with all comfortable facilities. Beside the artist’s studio, there are many attractive open air workplaces and spaces suitable to be used for different activities, as well as a great panoramic garden. Musicians have a piano at their disposal. For seminars and courses the seminar room can be requested.

Organisation founded in: 2003
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: 3
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Education Programmes
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Library/research resources
  • Musical-instruments
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Open call
    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): two weeks – € 400 / one month (four weeks) – € 780
    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
    • Production costs
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Selection process: Other
    If other, please specify: By founder artist
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Turin
    Nearest Train Station: Asti
    How to reach by plane: nearest airport Turin (Torino Caselle) 50 kmother airports : Milan 150 km, Genova 130 km
    How to reach by train: Line Turin &ndash Genova, station ASTI.. From there bus or taxi (30 Euro) to Cardona/Alfiano Natta, 20 km.
    How to reach by car: Highway A21 (Torino-Piacenza), exit Asti-Est, direction Casale. After 11 km turn left, direction Alfiano Natta. From there, 1 km straight on and you are in Cardona, by the church turn left into via Asti…… and we welcome you.
    Street & Number: Via Asti 8, Cardona
    Postal Code: 15021
    City: Alfiano Natta AL
    Country long: Italy
    Via Asti 8, Cardona
    Alfiano Natta AL 15021 Italy
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