Deadline: Open call


The constant reiterance of drawing. Artist in Residence program 2018 - last places available.

Not just drawing
Drawing for what?
Drawing as equivalence
Drawing what is, what is not…
The constant reiterance of drawing.

Artist in Residence program 2018.

A new year of exploration : research, projects and artists in search of fresh approaches to drawing.

DRAWinternational residency programme continues to expand notions of drawing.

Drawing Research Action Works
Join us to explore drawing methodologies, meaning and material.

DRAWinternational offers artists the opportunity for sustained concentration in a supportive professional studio environment.
The centre is in the heart of a small medieval village, a rural community with a growing number of artists and craftspeople.
DRAWinternational is a non profit organisation that caters for creative people in pursuit of new and dynamic form, in preparation for exhibition, publication or postgraduate qualification.

The AiR programme aims to support artists in their professional practice/research and encourage creative exchange.
Artists are selected on the quality of their residency proposal, it's relevance to DRAW's philosophy and the environment and evidence of previous artistic work.
The centre organises events (exhibitions, open workshops and seminars/presentations) to promote it's activities and share creative experience and opportunities within the public domain.
Duration of residency:
Drawing Research Action Works welcomes proposals from artists of all nationalities and disciplines who use drawing as a significant dimension to their creative practice. This also includes writers, musicians and scientists.
Work equipment and assistance:
Additional facilities include, flexible studio space for large scale works/installation/performance/music, technical workshop - hand tools plus machine tools, etching press, top loading kiln and technical assistance. Data projector for public presentation.
Artists are accommodated in self catering apartments with private rooms at our recently acquired building "l'ancienne gendarmerie" and also at the centre.
The centre provides weekday evening meals for all artists and uses fresh local produce in order to create delicious menus that incorporate regional specialities.
Studio/ workspace
Artists are allocated individual studio spaces to suit particular project requirements both at the "gendarmerie" and at the centre with unlimited access. Additional facilities include, flexible studio space for large scale works/installation/performance/music, technical workshop, etching press, top loading kiln and technical assistance.
Fees and support
DRAWinternational is an artist run, non profit organisation promoting cultural exchange in a rural environment.
Artist are required to raise their own funds, we do however, provide the necessary documentation to support applications for funding and references for future career opportunities.
The fee covers :

Private bedroom in self catering apartment with shared kitchen, bathroom, dining/sitting room and gardens.
Evening meal on weekdays
Individual studio
Academic support and regular discussion of work and access to relevant documentation.
Documentation of studio practice.
Daily support for artists to encourage integration within the community.
Editing and translation of written text.
Organisation and promotion of Open Studios at the end of the residency for the public.
Promotion of the artists residency via DRAWinternational's website, radio and local newspapers.
Cultural visits.
Expectations towards the artist
An open attitude in order to engage in new perspectives/experiences/challenges and to facilitate reflection and communication.
Artists are encouraged to integrate and build a rapport within the community to maintain the genuine interest in DRAWinternational's activities and each artists' particular contribution.
Application information
We deal with every enquiry individually. Please contact us at

Image :  Robbie Karmel AiR 2018

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