Name of Residency: GRACIA Residency Program

Gracia is a multi-disciplinary residency in the outskirts of Antigua Guatemala offering a platform for creative experiments and space for togetherness. The residency hosts artists and non-artists across all fields to support research, conversation and connection surrounding creative work, process and purpose. Gracia is focused on your creative practice and all the ways it can manifest.

Residency Programme since: 2019
Description of Organisation:

Antigua Guatemala — as a place, community and culture — lies at the heart of the Gracia. We work closely with individuals and organizations in the area to encourage cross –cultural education, inspiration and personal exchange within each discipline and project in hopes of developing a broader and more engaging creative dialogue across countries, cultures and fields of research.

Organisation founded in: 2019
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Hotel or Guest house
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: 1
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animations
  • Film-making
  • Architecture
  • Curatorial
  • Photography
  • Other
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Meals
  • Cleaning
  • Small hand and power tools available
  • Access to salvaged and natural materials
  • Library
  • Office
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Library/research resources
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • 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): Please check individual Open Call for fees
    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
    • Food
    • Housing
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Transportation from Airport to Residency. Optional breakfast toast Monday – Friday. Coffee + Tea.
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: La Aurora International Airport (GUA)
    How to reach by plane: Flights are available from the US to Guatemala City, generally laying over in Mexico City, Houston, or Miami. The resident is responsible of arranging transportation from Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala (1 hour drive). We can help you find the best transportation service depending on the time of your arrival. Please send your flight info when you book. We will provide pick up and drop off from Airport to the residency space.
    Street & Number: Calle Real
    City: Jocotenango
    Calle Real
    Jocotenango GTM
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