Fundacion Gruber Jez

The Foundations goal is to provide a workshop-studio, a place for self-development and our top priority is to encourage artistic research and experimentation in new projects in sculpture and installation.

Residency Programme since: 2002
Description of Organisation:

The Gruber Jez Foundation offers support to all people and institutions involved in contemporary art, as part of an on-going effort to encourage cultural enlightenment in the community.

The Foundation is a private, non-profit association with no political, racial or religious affiliations. Located close to the city of Merida, it was founded in May of 2001.

It seeks cultural exchange with other foundations or institutions with similar or related goals in other parts of Mexico and abroad.

Organisation founded in: 2001
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 2
Number of studios: 2
Number of artists in residence at one time: 2
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Textile Art
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Ceramics facilities
  • Woodworking tools
  • Office
  • Welding tools
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Project based
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: Yes
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    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
    • Accommodation
    • Production costs
    • Food
    • Other
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Merida Rejon, Mexico
    How to reach by car: Bus and taxi service from/to Cholul, 30 minutes from downtown Merida.Buses from Cancun, 4 hrs. trip
    Street & Number: Calle Laurel # 260 por 22 y 24 Cholul
    Postal Code: 97305
    City: Merida
    Calle Laurel # 260 por 22 y 24 Cholul
    Merida 97305 Yuc MEX
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