European craft residencies

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  • Res Artis: International Association of Residential Arts Centres
    address
    Arie Biemondstraat 105, 1054 PD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    telephone
    0031 20 6126600
    fax
    00 31 20 612 6600

    Worldwide network of residential arts centres and programmes which provide artists with facilities and conditions conducive to creative work. They provide a forum to support and represent the interests of residential arts centres and programmes internationally, and seek to foster residential arts centres and programmes that show a genuine will to sustain or improve the quality of artistic endeavours in any culture.

  • Glass Island apprenticeships in Siena, Italy
    telephone
    00 1 869 466 6771
    address
    Glass Island Ltd, 4-5 Princes Street, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies

    Glass Island organise three-month apprenticeships in Siena (in an English-speaking studio) for fused and stained glass artists, starting each January, April, July and October.

  • Atelje Stundars
    fax
    00 358 6 324 2210
    telephone
    00358 6 324 2211
    address
    Kulturösterbotten/SÖF, Handelsesplanaden 23 A, FIN-65100 VAASA, Finland

    Ateljé Stundars provides artists with a studio and a guest apartment for two to six months. The residency is free; the artist only pays for travel and living costs. A small grant for the material costs is included. The guest artists are chosen by a board twice a year on the basis of applications. Artists asked to leave one piece of work after the residency as a gift. Deadline 31st May: for January to December the next calendar year.

  • Biennial Commonwealth Arts and Crafts Award
    telephone
    020 7930 3783
    address
    The Project Manager, Commonwealth Arts and Crafts Awards, The Commonwealth Foundation, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HY

    The Award is open to Commonwealth resident artists and craftspeople aged between 22 and 35 who show promise and initiative in their own country but who have had little opportunity of working in another country. Ten awards of £6000 are made to cover airfares, fees, living expenses and the cost of mounting an exhibition. The Awards are not intended for photography or graphic design, nor for study leading to a degree, but are open to any other discipline. You can travel to any other Commonwealth country expect between Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Awards are in even numbered years. Check website for updated application information.

  • European Ceramics Work Centre
    fax
    00 31 73 612 45 68
    telephone
    00 31 73 612 4500
    address
    Contact: EKWC, Zuid Willemsvaart 215, 5211 SC.s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

    The European Ceramics Work Centre (EKWC) is an international work space which aims to develop exploration into ceramics by artists in many disciplines by providing a work place that stimulates a continuous exchange of action and reflection. The Centre is not focused on production or exhibition.

  • International Ceramic Research Center
    fax
    00 45 5819 0037
    telephone
    00 45 5819 0016
    address
    Danmarks Keramikmuseum, Guldagergård, Hetltnannsvej 31A, DK-4230 Skælskør, Denmark

    Research centre for the development of the ceramic arts invites international ceramic artists for residencies of between one and six months. Access to a variety of kilns, studio facilities and on-site accommodation. Artists must pay all travel, accommodation, materials, firing and subsistence costs.

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