Get creative in the caribbean coast of Colombia

La Katia Creative is a Residency program for creative travelers looking for a long term stay in a natural environment.  Is based in a hostel outside of Santa Marta in the Colombia Caribbean. This area has a richful nature and indigenous history. Located very close to the famous Tayrona National Park is also a strategic location […]

La Katia Creative is a Residency program for creative travelers looking for a long term stay in a natural environment.  Is based in a hostel outside of Santa Marta in the Colombia Caribbean. This area has a richful nature and indigenous history. Located very close to the famous Tayrona National Park is also a strategic location for day trips to the city, beaches, rivers, and other natural attractions. We want our guests to be inspired by nature.

Duration of residency
3 weeks
Accommodation
The residency fee includes 1 bed in a 2 beds(bunk bed) shared room just for the artists. Due to the fact that we are in a rural area, we have a limited Wi-Fi, that is not fast but, good enough for social media, emails, and research, it works in certain areas.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
We are able to accommodate painters, makers, designers, textile artist.
Studio / Workspace
The residency program provides the artists 2 studios. One for painting and mixed art and the other for woodworking and welding. The studio has abundant light, electricity and water access. Also there is a lot of outdoor spaces to choose for work. Panting supplies: Brushes, roller, buckets, spatula, air compressor, airbrush, tables, liners, light box for screen print. Design supplies: Table saw, drill, jigsaw, anglegrinder, electron welding machine, and nonelectrical hand tools. Textile: sewing machine.
Fees and support
The cost of the residency program is 150 U.S. Dollars for the 3 weeks it includes one night in a dorm at Caoba natural reserve. Artists have the possibility to make some money giving workshops for people interested.
Expectations towards the artist
To have a travel insurance. We expect to have an open-minded artist that likes to share knowledge and space with other people. To be nature-friendly is very important, we are in the tropics, you will see many kinds of animals and plants
Application information
Please apply sending a presentation of yourself and work via email, the application process is free.

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Residency starts
2019-11-15

Residency ends
2019-12-6

Link to more information
www.lakatiacreativehostel.com