Atelier Tremplin - A new program for recent graduates in 2018

A 3-month residency on the French Riviera for recent graduates of Ceramic and Fine Art Institutions.

The “Atelier Tremplin” is specifically formulated for recent graduates of ceramic schools and Fine Arts schools; under graduates or graduate curriculum. The goal of the Atelier Tremplin is to provide a staircase for new graduates that will assist them in making their advancement into increasingly skilled and competent practice. Provision of housing, study space, opportunity for community engagement and for public exhibitions of the culmination of individual creative skills are essential components of the programme.

Benefits of the programme
Provided with the necessary infrastructure to facilitate production of new work, participants will be able to focus on their personal creative goals and develop in an environment encompassing individual support and community engagement. The culture and atmosphere is supported of the ceramic arts through exhibitions, dialogues, and exchange.
Inspiration can be drawn from the rich artistic and ceramic traditions from the region as well as from colleagues of the Atelier Tremplin programme, A.I.R. Vallauris resident artists and local artists.
An outlet for exhibition of work is provided throughout the duration of the programme in our gallery as well as our online boutique. The firstThursday of each month the galleries and artists of Vallauris organize collective exhibition openings.
Participants of the Atelier Tremplin are encouraged to produce work for the monthly shows organized by A.I.R. Vallauris which will be based upon a specific theme.  This opportunity encourages participants to work toward monthly deliverables of specific objects.In addition, participants will be offered the opportunity to assist in curating these monthly exhibitions.
Opportunities for additional skill development are also possible through participation in Masterclass workshops organized by A.I.R. Vallauris.
The final exhibition to be organized at the Atelier Tremplin conclusion challenges participants to achieve additional goals and to spark motivation for creation through experiencing participation in an international group show.


This program begins in 2018. There are three sessions to choose from:

Winter session:
Tuesday January 30, 2018 to Friday to Friday April 27, 2018

Spring/Summer session:
Tuesday May 15, 2018 to Friday August 10, 2018

Fall Session:
Tuesday September 4, 2018 to Friday November 30, 2018

More information

Please email us at contact@air-vallauris.com to request an application form.

Atelier Tremplin - A new program for recent graduates in 2018


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