Vision, Mission & Values


Vision:

We are the worldwide professional body for artist residencies, ensuring sustainability and development of the field through enabling connection and facilitating professional development for our member organisations.

Mission:

The mission of Res Artis is to:

  • Enable sustainability by providing tools for professional development.
  • Respect the regional, cultural and structural diversity of the artist residency field through adherence to our core values.
  • Actively engage with and be responsive to members’ needs and changes in the field.
  • Ensure transparency through clear communication with members, the cultural sector and wider public.
  • Connect and promote members through face to face meetings and the use of digital platforms.

Values:

The Res Artis Board, Staff and Membership adhere to:

Professionalism:
We are committed to continuous professional development and enhancement of knowledge and skills. We listen to each other and are responsive to artists’ needs and changes in the field.

Diversity:
We value regional, cultural and structural differences by respecting individuality.

Transparency:
We believe in the value of clear, accurate and proactive communication between Res Artis, our member organisations and visiting artists.

Sustainability:
We strive to improve the resources available to enable the longevity of Res Artis, our members and the artist residency field.