Open call for Nelimarkka Residency in Finland

Nelimarkka Residency is looking for artists on all fields of visual arts. Deadlines for 2020-2021 residencies: 1st DEAD LINE: 19th of April 2020 (for November 2020 to April 2021) 2nd DEAD LINE: 18th of October 2020 (for May 2021 to October 2021) Ask for available residency periods and possible cancellations for 2020! Nelimarkka Museum, the […]

Nelimarkka Residency is looking for artists on all fields of visual arts.

Deadlines for 2020-2021 residencies:
1st DEAD LINE: 19th of April 2020 (for November 2020 to April 2021)
2nd DEAD LINE: 18th of October 2020 (for May 2021 to October 2021)

Ask for available residency periods and possible cancellations for 2020!

Nelimarkka Museum, the Regional Art Museum of Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland, was founded in 1964 by artist-professor Eero Nelimarkka. Its main focus is on art education, but the museum is also responsible for research of Ostrobothnian art and has hosted an artist-in-residency program since 1980’s. The Residency carries out Eero Nelimarkka’s long-term dream of establishing an art school. Circa 10 artists live and work at the residency annually.

The residency is located in a rural setting, four kilometres from Alajärvi Centre, close to a lake and natural surroundings. There are two housing facilities at the Nelimarkka residency:Villa Nelimarkka (2 bedrooms, 2 studios) situated 400m from the museum and The Villa Väinölä (2 bedrooms, one studio), situated at the Alajärvi city centre.

Besides the atmospheric environment, a residency includes the use of the studios, a shared kitchen and bathroom, laundry room and a private bedroom. Both houses have internet access, kitchen utensils, bedding, towels and linens. The museum offers a workshop to the museum’s customers together with the artist(s)-in-residence. Additionally artists are welcome to hold their own exhibition on the museum premises (indoors/outdoors as preferred by artist) during their stay.

Villa Nelimarkka
Eero Nelimarkka designed and built the villa as a summer house for his family in 1933. It was completely restored in 2013. The rent for a private bedroom with a shared kitchen and bathroom is 400 euros/month (incl. taxes) or 200 euros plus a workshop. A reservation fee of 50 euros applies.

Villa Väinölä
Villa Väinölä, built in 1926, was designed by Alvar Aalto as a home and a office for his brother Väinö Aalto. Villa Väinölä’s renovation was completed in 2018. The rent for a private bedroom with a shared kitchen and bathroom is 400 euros/month (incl. taxes) or 200 euros plus a workshop. A reservation fee of 50 euros applies.

More info: http://www.nelimarkka-museo.fi/
info@nelimarkka-museo.fi

Please submit an application form (request by email or found on our website), a work plan, a portfolio or other examples of previous work with a resume/CV via email: info@nelimarkka-museo.fi

Duration of residency

1-3 months

Accommodation

Private Room, Shared Apartment

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

Nelimarkka Residency is looking for artists on all fields of visual arts.

Studio / Workspace

There are two options: a separate bedroom with open studio space or a studio combined with bedroom

Fees and support

The rent for a private bedroom with a shared kitchen and bathroom is 400 euros/month (incl. taxes) or 200 euros plus giving a workshop.

Expectations towards the artist

Optional


Application deadline
2020-04-19

Residency starts
11/2020

Residency ends
4/2021

Location
Finland/Finland

Link to more information
Application form: www.nelimarkka-museo.fi