KHF Berlin – Kuenstlerhof Frohnau

Name of Residency: Artist Residency in the North of Berlin

Since 2019 KHF offers a live-in guest studio in a beautiful, one-storey, half-timbered house on 155-square meters with a huge surrounding garden in the middle of the woods.
Professional artists of all backgrounds are invited to apply for a self funded residency, throughout the year. There is no limitation regarding the type of artistic practice and applications from artist couples or groups are encouraged as well.
Once a year there is an open call for a 2-month funded residency period, that includes free housing, a production grant and a subsequent solo exhibition in Berlin:

Dieter Ruckhaberle Award / Residency Program

For short stays you can book our residency space here:

Residency Programme since: 2019
Description of Organisation: KHF Berlin / Künstlerhof Frohnau is an independently run artist colony on the Northern fringes of Berlin. It was founded in 1998 by artist and art manager Dieter Ruckhaberle ( in a former hospital complex in the middle of the woods of Berlin-Reinickendorf, encompassing more than 4000 square meters of studio spaces. More than 40 artists of all disciplines permanently live and work here in several buildings, surrounded by the serenity of the forest and a nearby lake. KHF Berlin is a space for production, but opens to the public several times a year for open studio days.
Organisation founded in: 1998
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • German
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 2
  • Months: 3
Number of studios: more than 20
Number of artists in residence at one time: more than 20
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Apartment
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Printmaking
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animations
  • Film-making
  • Architecture
  • Curatorial
  • Education Programmes
  • Photography
  • Other
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Space for partners, families, pets
  • Internet
  • Bicycle
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Ceramics facilities
  • Woodworking tools
  • Small hand and power tools available
  • Musical Instruments
  • Access to salvaged and natural materials
  • Library
  • Office
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Library/research resources
  • Sound recording studio
  • Musical-instruments
  • Ceramic facilities
  • Woodworking tools
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Networking
  • Other
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
If your residency does not include accommodation, do you assist artists in finding accommodation?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : Local museums and curators
    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): 1.000 € / month
    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
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Providing contacts to local artists, curators, museums
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Gardening
    • Forest Conservation
    • Family Life
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Both
    Nearest Airport: Berlin Tegel TXL
    Nearest Train Station: S-Bhf. Berlin Frohnau
    How to reach by plane: Airport Berlin Tegel
    How to reach by train: From Berlin’s Friedrichstraße station take the S-Bahn to Berlin-Frohnau, then Bus 125 to Hubertusweg.
    How to reach by car: A111, exit Hohen Neuendorf/Stolpe
    Street & Number: Hubertusweg 60
    Postal Code: 13465
    City: Berlin
    Country long: Germany
    Hubertusweg 60
    Berlin 13465 Berlin Germany
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