Spouses/partners, colleagues, individual artists and writers are welcome to apply.
Last open calls winter 2019-2020 and Spring, Summer, Fall-winter 2020
The creative and writing projects developed during 2019 will be shown at the International Contemporary Art Exhibition, from November 15th – 24th, 2019, at the Art Gallery in Assisi.
Description of residency programs
“Arte Studio Ginestrelle” new program in Assisi town, near the Cathedral of San Rufino.
It provides two charming double bedrooms and studio (which might be also reserved as single rooms). The location would be ideal for couples of artists/writers, as well as for colleagues working in joint projects.
“Writing residency” program for individual writer/artist and couples, who desire to stay in the heart of Assisi, in a privileged position next to the Church of “Santa Maria delle Rose” and close to the Cathedral of Assisi “San Rufino”. The Roman Empire built a Temple (I century B.C.) in this site.
Enjoying the seasonal activities, as well as exploring the Roman ruins (Roman Forum and Domus), hidden shrines and water sources in Assisi – UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Solo and joint projects:
Opportunities for developing projects created by individuals, couples/partners and colleagues.It is possible to apply for the last availability in winter 2019-2020, as well as for Spring, Summer and Fall-winter 2020
Duration of residency
It is possible to apply for weekly and monthly residencies.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
- Literary Arts
- Video projects
- Film making
- Fine Arts (focused on watercolours and drawings, painting en plein air)
- Performing Arts
Artists may request private or sharing accommodation
Fees and support
The daily residency fee usually ranges between 35 – 50 Euros according the length of the residency and type of accommodation (for individuals, couples or colleagues).
For the selected writers and artists: we usually write an invitation letter to send to the Arts Council/University, in the country where their work and live, to support their applications.
Expectations towards the artist
The writer/artist who will be selected for both of our programs is invited in taking part in:
the annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2019-2020. Further opportunities to apply for Art Fairs in Italy and abroad are also available.
The selection process is focused on artist’s CV and their projects-proposals to develop during residencies.
Applications are open for the last dates available in winter 2019, as well as for Spring, Summer and Fall-winter 2020.
For application-forms and any further details about the residencies programmes, please, contact Dr. Marina Merli at firstname.lastname@example.org