Artist Residence

Located in a rural isolated setting, Cerdeira – Home for Creativity accommodates artists and guests in self-catering houses. Residency with accomodation in a shared room in the Residências building 2 weeks €240 + €100 each additional week Long term stays under request Come and visit a secular schist village in the heart of Lousã Mountains […]

Located in a rural isolated setting, Cerdeira – Home for Creativity accommodates artists and guests in self-catering houses.

Residency with accomodation in a shared room in the Residências building

2 weeks €240 + €100 each additional week

Long term stays under request

Come and visit a secular schist village in the heart of Lousã Mountains and its woodfiring Sasukenei Smokeless Kiln for ceramics (800 L): a unique masterpiece in Portugal that recovers ancient techniques used in contemporary ceramics dramaticly glazed through 36 hours at 1600 degrees: more than firing it’s an experience.

You’ll have access to our spacious and full of light shared studio that will allow residents to work freely and in perfect conditions.

Get the 10% early bird discount for registrations completed up 3 months prior to the starting date.

Our program is aimed to artists and creative individuals looking for an escape from the stress and business of their routine and having new creative experience or just taking some time for themselves. People who value nature, authenticity and silence or Artists who are looking for a quiet place to prepare their next personal project or installation.

We provide the artists with basic support, linens and towels and weekly trips to Lousã, the next town with a wonderful weakly vegetable market and supermarket.

Residents are required to bring what they need for their creative practice including art materials and personal computers if necessary. If there are any kind of materials/machines/tools you need, just talk to us in advance to know if we have them available in the village or where and how you can find them.
Minimum stay at the village is 2 weeks, we recommend you to stay at least 3 weeks to adapt.

We provide different programs to suit different needs so check our website or contact us for a more customized experience!

Duration of residency
2 weeks minimum
Accommodation
The “Residências” is a house for accommodation in rooms shared with other artists or travelers. It has 3 levels, with two bathrooms on the first floor, one sleeping room and kitchen/dining room on the second floor and another sleeping room and a living on the third floor.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Ceramics, Wood, Painting, Writing, Performing Arts, Textile, Music, Drawing, Photography
Studio / Workspace
The open space studio has three working areas and is equipped with working tables, basic tools and power tools, equipment for ceramics (potter wheels, electric kiln, SasukeneiSmokeless wood firing kiln), basic wood carving tools, easels, etc. We provide basic technical assistance. If requested in advance, we can organize specialized technical support with the equipment (extra fee). The Ateliers have free Wi-fii.
Fees and support
2 weeks €240 + €100 each additional week
Expectations towards the artist
We want to be a community of arts with a village as home and the world as our inspiration. Our mission is to provide an offering where nature and creative vision combine to create unique experiences and unique products.

Residency starts
2019-11-02

Residency ends
2019-12-20

Location
Portugal/Portugal

Link to more information
https://www.cerdeirahomeforcreativity.com/artist-residency