Residencies and grants

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  • CHHAAP Baroda Printmaking Workshop
    address
    D-8 Vrindavan Bunglows, Off Tandalja Rd, Vadodara 390020

    Chhaap: Baroda printmaking workshop was set up in 1999. Chhaap offers a residency program to printmakers in between September to March for 1 week to one month. Visiting artist can give lecture and conduct short workshop on any medium of printmaking. Housing and studio are 600 USD per one month, payable in Indian rupees. Need to confirm payment prior to 3 months from date of occupying the studio (charges are subject to change). Other expenses to be borne by the artists. 

  • State Lalit Kala Akademi
    address
    Rabindra Bhawan, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi 110001, India
    telephone
    00 91 11 2338 7241
    telephone
    00 91 11 2338 7242
    telephone
    00 91 11 2338 7243
    website
    fineartakademiup.nic.in/home.htm

    The Akademi has been set up to encourage and promote study and research in the field of painting, sculpture architecture and the applied arts and to promote cooperation amongst artists and art associations. It supports a library, archives, conservation laboratory and offers scholarships and financial assistance to talented young artists.

  • Khoj International Artists Workshop
    address
    S-17, Khirkee Extension, New Dehli, 110017

    Khoj International Artists Workshop is an artist led, alternative space for experimentation and international exchange based in India. KHOJ sees its role as an incubator for art and ideas, artistic exchange and dialogue in the visual arts. Particularly interested in media art, performance, video, environmental, public and community based art, sound and other experimental modes of cultural production. They regularly hold international residencies.

  • Sarai Centre
    address
    29 Rajpur Road, New Delhi 110054, India
    telephone
    00 91 11 396 0040
    fax
    00 91 11 294 3450

    Sarai is a coalition of researchers and practitioners committed to developing a model of research-practice that is public and creative, in which multiple voices express and render themselves in a variety of forms. Practices range from art practice to publication, academic research to setting up of media labs and creative practices in disadvantaged neighbourhoods of the city. Open Place section of their website invites interaction and blurs the line between artist and public. Submissions in the form of still photographs, sound works, multi media works can be sent via email. They also host a small number of residencies with international artists.

  • Tasara - Centre for Creative Weaving
    address
    Beypore North, 673015 Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala State
    telephone
    +91-495 2414 832

    Tasara provides an artist in residence program for artists, for a fee of 800 Euros per month.The fee of 800Euro for one month's training / artist- in-residence includes supplies worth 50 Euro, food, accommodation (twin based), individual looms and weaving lessons. Tasara provides training in weaving, dyeing (chemical and natural printing and batik) for both beginners and advanced and participants will have chance to experience and explore the lifestyle and flavor of the local culture. An advance of 100 Euro is required on registration.

  • Arts Reverie
    address
    1824 Khijda Sheri, Opposite Jain Derasa, Dhal Ni Pol, Astodia Gate, Ahmedabad 380001
    telephone
    0091 79 3252 1926

    Arts Reverie is run as a centre for arts professionals. It fosters creative thinking and international exchanges, and offers space to work and present new ideas. Studios for residency need to be rented.

  • AIFACS
    address
    AIFACS Gallery Rafi Marg, 1 New Delhi,
    telephone
    0091 11 23711315
    fax
    0091 11 23715366

    The All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) is an independent arts organisation founded in Delhi in 1928. AIFACS organises art exhibitions and grants awards to artists across the country.

  • Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust
    address
    29, Feroze Shah Road, Near Mandi House, New Delhi 110001
    telephone
    0091 11 2338 1276

    Arts centre dedicated to performing arts.

  • Religare Arts Initiative
    address
    7 Atmaram Mansion, Level 1, Scindia House, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi ,110001
    telephone
    0091 11 43727000

    Religare Arts Initiative's residency program works in conjunction with Indian and international galleries, collectors, museums and Religare Arts Initiative's own group of collaborators who will serve as artistic directors and guide artists to take advantage of repositories of art and craft traditions. Arts-i is their art gallery.

  • Foundation For Indian Contemporary Art
    address
    D-178, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-I, New Delhi India

    FICA is a non-profit organization aiming to broadening the audience for contemporary Indian art, and enhancing opportunities for artists, through education and active participation in public art projects and funding. FICA supports educational activities, current research, practicing artists, and public art projects. The Emerging Artists Award draws almost 500 applications; FICA hosts writing workshop for aspiring art historians and critics, and sponsors a public art project with Time Out Magazine. The Public Art Grant seeks to generate interest in public art projects. They welcome applicants working in diverse media to apply for the Public Art Grant with a proposal for a project that reaches out to a community through contemporary visual language. The Research Fellowship is designed to identify, encourage and support art writers, researchers and scholars working in Modern and Contemporary Indian Art.

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